Georgia deputy reportedly tells man to decapitate his dog after it had been shot

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CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ga. (WTHR) — A man in Georgia say a deputy forced him to decapitate his dog.

Crawford County Sheriff Lewis Walker said that deputies were called to an area residence after a dog attacked a woman. When they arrived on scene the dog became aggressive with deputies, WGMT reports.

“The deputy left there and went to make contact with the owner (Joe Goodwin) of the dog. When he pulled into the drive way and got out of the vehicle, that same dog approached him again in an aggressive manner,” Walker said.

The deputy on scene then shot the dog.

A video shows the deputy then asked the owner to cut off the dog's head so it could be checked for rabies, WCMH reports. Goodwin seems to get overly upset and seems hesitant to do so.

Later the video shows the deputy placing the dog's head in a bag.

Walker says the department is reviewing the video before deciding what to do next.