If convicted, the teen could face up to one week in jail or a small fine under state law, which classifies cruelty to animals as a non serious and common offense in Albania.
Albanian Network TV spoke with the boy's teacher about the case. She urged lawmakers to pass some law against people who intentionally sexually harm animals.
"These crimes are getting more and more common. And itís very disturbing," she said.
She said the dog had been molested in "unspeakable ways," but that it was in good care now and adjusting well to its new surroundings, according to the local TV network
She said she learned of the case after a concerned neighbor called to report a dog was being abused.