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Man Accused of Choking, Severely Injuring Roommate’s Yorkie for ‘Acting Like a Dog’
PALM COAST, Fla. – A Florida man accused of choking and beating his roommate's 11-pound Yorkshire terrier has been charged, according to authorities. Brendan Geary, 21, allegedly choked the pint-sized dog, named Dixie for "acting like a dog," Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly told WOFL. Staly said Geary confessed to the brutal attack, saying he did it because Dixie "relieved herself in the home."