Richard and Christina Patterson are accused of having sex with their Doberman Pinscher called Demon and were reportedly caught on film having sex with the dog in their master bedroom.

Footage of the alleged vile sex session was found on a video after a raid by police searching for illegal guns at the the home of the kennel owners.

Richard Patterson, 48, faces a string of bestiality and animal cruelty charges after his arrest on Tuesday.

His wife, Christina, 42, was charged with six counts of bestiality after being arrested last October following a 15-month probe in Suffolk, Virginia

The “crimes against nature” investigation was triggered in July 2017 after bestiality videos of the couple, who trained police dogs, were found on computers seized from their home, Suffolk Police Department said.

They included one with the Doberman, court files say.

It is also alleged the dog’s nails were taken off in order to make it easier for them to have sex with it.

Richard Patterson’s lawyer Andrew Sacks said at the time: “Number one, we believe that what two consenting adults do in private, in their bedroom is off limits.

“Number two, we don’t believe there was a valid law in place that even affected this at the time…Continue Reading