Neighbor pleaded guilty to killing puppy Yorkie by pruning shears
Neighbor pleaded guilty to killing puppy Yorkie by pruning shears in Washington. The Neighbor told Judge Douglas Whitlock the dog’s death was an accident. He pleaded guilty to a Class C misdemeanor charge of aggravated animal cruelty.
The police department responded to a call from a woman, stating a man had beaten her little dog to death with a pair of gardening shears. The small dog had entered Benson’s yard while he was pruning his landscape after Chewy was let outdoors. According to Benson, the dog came running over to him barking and when he tried to shoo the dog away by swinging the pruning shears, it accidentally hit the dog in the head killing Chewy instantly. The youngster, Hailey witnessed the terrible attack and ran into her house screaming that the neighbor had killed her dog.