A 38-year-old Fontana man has been arrested on suspicion of kicking and killing his family's dog, authorities said Wednesday.
Victor Lopez apparently became angry Sunday morning when the 2-pound Yorkie named Woody urinated on the floor, police said.
Lopez took the dog to the back door and allegedly kicked it about 15 feet onto a concrete slab, said Sgt. Billy Green of the Fontana Police Department. Family members told police the dog did not move after hitting the concrete.
Four children ages 6 to 16 were in the room at the time, Green said.
Lopez was arrested on suspicion of felony animal cruelty and taken to the West Valley Detention Center, Green said. He posted $25,000 bond and was released a few hours after being booked, according to jail records.
Family members told police it was not the first time Lopez allegedly had kicked the dog in anger.