Sounds like something they'd do to you in prison, but this time it's Judge Michael Cicconetti pulling the shots. He has instructed a man who shot his dog in the head to dress up like Safety Pup and if he does, he'll knock time off his sentence.
I don't know the original story, but isn't that kind of a cop out? Now everyone will know it's him and all the animal rights activists will attack him on the street. Or maybe that's the point?
Read about it here.