By Leah Mcdonald
Published: 20:50 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 21:27 GMT, 1 March 2019
A man with bipolar disorder was arrested for allegedly killing his service dog by stabbing him more than 100 times.
Police said Jacob Bushkin, 27, called family members on Monday morning to tell them that his four-year-old service dog, a Golden Retriever named Cub, was dead at his home in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona.
Cub's body was found in a trash can and his family members took it to the veterinarian, police said.
The vet then called both the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) and Scottsdale Police Department. Cub was an Arizona State Qualified Service Animal.
Jacob Bushkin, 27, was arrested for allegedly killing his service dog Cub (right) by stabbing him more than 100 times. Police said Bushkin has bipolar disorder and was off his medication at the time of the incident
Bushkin (pictured) allegedly posted a picture with Cub as a pup to his Facebook page
AHS took custody of the dead dog and transported the body to Midwestern