Man beat dog with baseball bat after it ate his Whopper, police say

A Dartmouth man is accused of beating his dog with a baseball bat because it ate his Whopper.

Gregory Ostiguy hid behind a barrier in court Monday as he was arraigned on animal cruelty charges.

Police said the attack occurred Friday.

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The dog was treated by a veterinarian and is expected to survive.

Ostiguy was also charged with animal cruelty in 2009.

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