Dog Beating

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Man Gets 20 Months For Killing Dog

A 230-pound Glendale Heights man who fatally beat his girlfriend’s Chihuahua after it had an accident in their apartment was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison.


Derek Fierro and Doc when he adopted the previously abused chow/lab mix. (Credit: Chicago Canine Rescue Foundation)

$200K Bond For Man Charged With Beating Dog To Death

Bond was set on Saturday at $200,000 for a 4th-grade teacher charged with beating his dog to death early Friday at his Lake View home.