A woman has been charged with animal cruelty and had her tiny puppy taken away after horrifying CCTV showed her attacking the dog.
Keevonna Wilson was about to take her Shih-Tzu puppy Chastity for a walk when they got into a lift at their block of flats.
As the lift door shuts, Ms Wilson, 24, launches an attack on the defenceless animal.
She repeatedly kicks the dog after trapping him in a corner, before the lift door opens and she walks out with the little dog racing behind to catch up.
The incident happened in Miami, in the USA in September and the Miami-Dade Animal Services removed Chastity.
Their veterinarian’s examination notes say Chastity was frightened at first, then became “friendly and easy to examine”.
However the dog had “Contusions bilaterally in abdominal area, contusions bilaterally in pinnae, pain upon palpation of lumbar spine and abdomen”.
WPLG in Miami reported that Chastity was taken to a foster home.
Wilson was released on a $5,000 (about £3,800) bond.