Wayne man admits to fatally beating girlfriend's puppy with chair

A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend's seven-month-old Husky puppy to death with a wooden chair during a domestic dispute.



John Varcadipone faces up to a year in jail after pleading guilty on Monday.



The Wayne man admitted that he got into an argument with his girlfriend over his use of drugs.



He said he then hit the dog twice on the head with a chair, breaking it into pieces. The dog later died.



Varcadipone pleaded guilty to third-degree animal cruelty and a third-degree making a threat charge. He will have to go through drug treatment as a condition of his probation.


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