Cody Emmot, 29, is behind bars in Washington county.
He wanted his girlfriend to know how their puppy felt due to her earlier actions, according to his arrest report.
It goes on to state that he pinned her down, grabbed her arms and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream for help.
Officers did notice bite marks on Emmot's hands as well as scratch marks on his neck.
He's facing charges of domestic battery and false imprisonment.