Warning, very graphic story.  A 24 year old Princeton, MN man is being held on charges of brutally beating and torturing a family dog before eventually killing the dog and video recording the whole thing.

The dog was named Draco and was a 4 years old Huskey-Shiba Inu.

Sherburne Sheriff Department

Anthony Sather was booked on January 5th. Sather is charged with one count of animal torture as well as drug charges.

Here is how this whole disgusting situation came to light.

The dogs death happen in October of last year. Sather's girlfriend found the videos of the torture on Sather's computer in December and forwarded them to the Sherburne Country Sheriff's Department. According to the complaint ,the videos show Sather violently beating and torturing the dog, and appearing to enjoy doing it.

It is believed that the woman is the daughter of the dog's owner.

Since this situation has come to light, there is now a Facebook page dedicated to the Justice for Draco and the family has received plenty of support. The Facebook page has close to 10,000 fan the time of publish.

There is also a video tribute to Draco, showing him as a pup growing up.

Do you believe we need stricter animal abuse laws?