A Rochester woman is accused of abusing her dog with a metal cane. According to the Irondequoit Police Department, Blythe Caldicott, 33, allegedly struck a 12-year-old Yorkie with a metal cane. Police say the dog suffered severe injuries to the head and had to be put down. Caldicott was arraigned on a felony aggravated cruelty to animals charge. She's due back in court in August.