Two neighbours are facing charges after one of them allegedly shot the other's dog in Poltimore, near Val-des-Monts.
MRC des Collines Police said the 27-year-old owner of the Labrador went to confront his neighbour after his dog was seriously hurt.
He allegedly cursed at the 78-year-old man and hit him in the face with a piece of wood.
Police say both men were arrested.
The younger man is facing charges of assault with a weapon and breach of probation, while the older is facing charges of animal cruelty and illegal possession of a weapon.
The dog is expected to survive.