This cruel man is actually swinging the dog by the leash – up in the air, and then the dog was slammed down onto the floor.
This occurred in Viera, Florida and the man has been arrested.
The suspect’s name is Joseph Pendergrass, 19, he was seen on surveillance camera abusing the dog on Sunday.
The dog was a Shih Tzu that was named Lily. Sheriff Wayne Ivey from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said that this was the most despicable act of cruelty he has seen.
Pendergrass worked at the Barkingham Palace, and the dog belonged to the owners of the facility.
Lily was dragged by the leash, flung into the air twice and slammed against the concrete floor.
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She was then kicked before being dragged out of view of the camera.
She suffered a broken leg but is expected to recover.
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