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Man, who said dog took his girlfriend’s ‘side in arguments,’ stabs pup to death, cops say

A Florida man miffed that his girlfriend’s dog would “always {take|just take|simply take} her side in arguments” stabbed the Boxer Lab mix to death to even the score, officials said.

Mike Lado, 26, is facing an animal cruelty charge following the incident, which allegedly began over an argument spurred on {by a|by way of a|with a} lengthy drinking binge. {During the|Through the|Throughout the} argument, Blue, the dog, was sitting {next to|close to|alongside} his owner, Lados girlfriend.

After the argument, Blue slipped out of his collar and followed Lado {into the|in to the|to the} kitchen, where cops say Lado stabbed the dog with a large butcher knife.

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Lado’s girlfriend said the dog {did not|didn’t|failed to} approach Lado aggressively, {however ,|but|nevertheless ,} she said Blue was barking and growling at him.

In the arrest report, detectives wrote {there was|there is|there clearly was} blood on the doors at the end of the hallway, as if Blue was {trying to get|looking to get|hoping to get} through the doors {in an attempt to|so that they can|so as to} get away from Lado, Fox 47 reported .

Blue later bled out and Lado was arrested on Wednesday.

Lado {is being|has been|will be} held on $5, 000 bond in the Lee County Jail.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/07/21/man-who-said-dog-took-his-girlfriends-side-in-arguments-stabs-pup-to-death-cops-say.html

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