A 47-year-old man told deputies he had a rough day so he hit his dog in the head with a metal pipe and then challenged the animal to a fight. . . . A neighbor saw [the man] hurl the pipe at the dog, which yelped in pain after it was hit. He then chased the dog around yelling, “Come on you want to fight, it’s you and me.”According to the article, the man was charged with misdemeanor cruelty to animals.