An Ohio man is accused of cruelly “disciplining” a young puppy with a metal pipe. According to Thursday’s publication of Springfield News Sun, the alleged abuser has been identified as 24-year-old Malik T. Shaw of Springfield.
Shaw allegedly used a metal pipe to discipline his seven-week-old pit bull puppy, “Boosie,” because the pup had an accident in the home. Court records detail the alleged abuse ,”Mr. Shaw had struck the dog with a metal pipe and had tried to drown the dog as punishment for going to the bathroom in the house.” Boosie suffered a broken leg from the beating.
When Shaw was questioned about the abusive situation, he admitted that he may have “over disciplined it.” Shaw has been charged with cruelty to animals and he has pleaded not guilty to the charge. He is currently not in jail.
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