Theodore Samuelsen, 39, of White Township, was seen on video surveillance dragging and striking his pit bull multiple times on a neighbor's property on May 12, New Jersey State Police said in a release.
Samuelson was arrested at his home on Friday, May 22, authorities said.
He was charged with animal cruelty and released pending a court date.
The pitbull was turned over to the care of Warren County Animal Control, who determined that the dog did not sustain any visible injuries, authorities said.
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