SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A sheriff's spokesman says a 20-year-old Oregon man accused of putting his grandmother's small dog in a hot oven after it nipped him has been arraigned on a charge of aggravated animal abuse.
Kevin Dean Parrish appeared in court Tuesday afternoon. It was not immediately known whether he had a lawyer. He was jailed on $10,000 bail after his Monday arrest.
Marion County sheriff's spokesman Don Thomson says Parrish had been caring for the 9-pound dog named Kudo while his grandmother was out of state.
Thomson says the Chihuahua-pincher mix was cut and bruised, his hair was singed and three of his legs were burned but he's expected to pull through.
Deputies say Parrish told them he pulled the dog out of the oven after several minutes when he heard his brother come home.