Unfortunately, the media doesn't report and sensationalize enough stories like these, where the dog is the victim:
By Ryan Thompson, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
JAY STREET — A Red Hook teenager was indicted Monday for allegedly throwing his dog off the roof of a six-story building in Brooklyn. Fabian Henderson, 19, is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, criminal trespass and overdriving, torturing and injuring animals. If convicted, he could face two years in prison — or perhaps even four years in prison if sentences were to run consecutive.