The Chihuahua, like this one pictured in Japan, was only a puppy

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The Chihuahua, like this one pictured in Japan, was solely a pet

A person within the US territory of Puerto Rico has been jailed for biting the top off his girlfriend’s canine.

Luis Arroyo was sentenced to seven years in jail after pleading responsible to mistreatment of an animal and home abuse.

The 40-year-old attacked the two-month-old Chihuahua pet and punched his girlfriend within the western mountain city of Lares on four February.

Choose Carlos Lopez Jimenez additionally fined Arroyo $three,000 (£2,400) within the case.

In keeping with El Vocero newspaper, jobless Arroyo had been residing along with his 38-year-old girlfriend for six months.

The pet died immediately, the every day reviews.

No motive was given for the assault.