Man banned from owning pet over dog punching video

A man has been banned from owning animals for three years and given 18 months probation for repeatedly punching a dog in the head in Queensland.

Andrew Coleman, 31, pleaded guilty in Mackay Magistrates Court on Tuesday to cruelty to an animal by causing it unnecessary or unreasonable pain and was ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.

Andrew Coleman, who was filmed punching his Bull Arab named Jaboo in Mackay in February, will not be able to own an animal for three years. Source: RSPCA QLD

CCTV footage captured Coleman holding down a bull Arab named Jaboo and repeatedly punching him in the head before tossing the dog aside in a street in North Mackay on February 13, 2019.

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