Elk Grove man arrested for stomping 12-pound dog to death

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In Elk Grove, California, the father of a dog owner’s grandchild was arrested on Friday for allegedly stomping the woman’s 12-pound dog to death. Raymond Howard-Sala faces misdemeanor animal cruelty charges; felony charges are pending.

According to Fox News, the  loss of her Chihuahua mix, named Kainoa, has broken the heart of her owner, Dani Morris.

“He didn’t deserve it. He’s a good dog. He did not deserve to be brutally killed like that,” softly cried Dani speaking with news reporters.

The tragic details of her dog’s death unraveled when Dani returned home on Friday and just knew something was wrong when neither of her dogs were at the door greeting her.  There had been no excited “mommy is home” barking. Dani spotted her other dog Shia, but Kainoa was missing. That’s when Dani confronted Howard-Sala.

Howard-Sala admitted he had been drinking all day and then told the woman Kainoa had “effing bit me.” He then allegedly admitted to kicking the dog. Dani thinks he “stomped him to death.”  Kainoa’s lifeless body was found in his dog bed.

Dani is hoping her dog finds justice. Don’t we all. Rest in peace little one.

(Photo of Elk Grove dog allegedly stomped to death via screenshot Fox News)

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4 replies
  1. Pennysdachshunds says:

    Just Think of What this Bastard Could/ Would do to his Child While Drunk and Drugged UP!!! He Needs to Be HELD accountable !!! I hope the mother in Law had photos / vet documentation to Take to A Judge…. putrid piece of Rat Shit!!

  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    What an evil POS! That poor little dog! I do hope there is some justice dealt out but I won’t hold my breath. Too many times the punishment for a evil deed like this amounts to nothing more than a “slap” on the wrist! Rest in peace precious Kainoa, and my condolences to Dani, I can imagine the heartbreak you suffered finding your little dog like this! .

  3. Jan Barnes says:

    I would NOT STOP until there is justice for Kainoa. Animal Petitions and ForceChange can seriously help!

    The evil lunatic is half way to HELL, and “Karma” will take care of the rest!

  4. Bunny Peters says:

    OMG!!! That poor furbaby!!! IMHO anyone who could murder a helpless, trusting furbaby could do the same to a human……
    The disgusting cruel POS who murdered this precious little treasure MUST be locked up forever (only way to keep all of the rest of us safe), only leaving prison in a pine box. This POS will burn in Hell forever for their cruelty…… hope they get there ASAP after dying a horrible death alone, afraid, in pain and (worst of all), unloved….. Absolutely NO ?’s about their fate……

    Precious treasure your life was stolen from you (& your life mattered). You absolutely did NOT deserve to be treated so cruelly…… I am absolutely heartbroken for your trauma & death.

    Makes me sick inside to think of this precious furbaby suffering……

    Precious treasure please look for MacKitty in Heaven and he will welcome you into his snuggle buddies group. You can RIP amongst his loving friends……..


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