DANSVILLE — A video on social media allegedly showing a child abusing a dog sparked the interest of Dansville Village Police and the Livingston County Sheriff's Department. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty made it clear no one contacted the police about the video. However, an investigation revealed the incident took place in the Village of Dansville. Dougherty told 13WHAM news that the child is 8 years old and a special needs child. The sheriff also told the television station the dog was removed from the home Tuesday and placed in a safe home by a family member. An investigation continues.