Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Leaves Halifax Chihuahua Badly Injured after Throwing Sign

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Leaves Halifax Chihuahua Badly Injured after Throwing Sign

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Man injures barking Chihuahua with sign

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HALIFAX - A passerby allegedly threw a sign at a barking Chihuahua, shattering the small dog's jaw and causing her to lose an eye.

Police say a 36-year-old Halifax man was walking his own large dog on Davison Street on Monday evening when he passed the barking Chihuahua's house.

Investigators say the man picked up a small wooden sign and threw it, striking the dog and causing life-threatening injuries.

Police say the owner of the injured dog came out and confronted the man, at which point the suspect threw another sign at the owner, who was not injured.

The suspect is facing charges including assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and injuring or endangering an animal.

Animal Services took possession of the suspect's dog. …

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