Man Allegedly Attacks Neighbor’s Dog Over Barking

MISSION VIEJO (CBS 2) — A man tired of a neighbor’s dog and its barking allegedly kicked down the neighbor’s door and then attacked the German shepherd with a steel rake. Deputies called to the home found the dog in the bathtub with puncture wounds, The O.C. Register reported.

Neighbors reportedly heard Michael Stuart Patterson, 51, yell, “Die, dog, die!” Jim Amormino, spokesman for the O.C. Sheriff’s Department, told the newspaper.

Bill Daly, the dog’s owner said he had adopted the dog and knew “Honey” was prone to barking but he had never received complaints about her. He said he’d never met Patterson before.

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