San Mateo Police officers found Rami Al-Zetawi, 37, kneeling next to an obviously injured Husky breed dog.
Al-Zetawi claimed that he was the owner of the dog.
The Peninsula Humane Society responded and took the injured dog into protective custody. The injured dog was taken to a local Emergency Animal Hospital for treatment.
Al-Zetawi was placed under arrest and booked into San Mateo County Jail for felony animal cruelty.