A graphic video posted on Instagram is creating a stir among animal lovers. The video shows two men and a dog – the dog is on the receiving end of a brutal beating. At one point, the dog is whipped with a belt…moments later she is picked up by the neck and hurled to the ground. Almost instantaneously the dog begins to scream in pain, while one of the men laughs at her suffering and mentions that her leg is broken.
The video is reported to have been taken in Texarkana, Texas and supposedly the authorities have been notified, though their response was allegedly dismissive. The Instagram post reads:
I’ve sent the video to Texarkana Texas police Dept (903) 798-3116, a local shelter, and local news outlet in that area. The dispatcher at the police department was rude and her tone carried no urgency. I was told by the dispatcher, “There’s nothing we can do without a physical address. We don’t keep a rolodex of peoples address here at the station”
The fate of this dog is currently unknown – apparently the local authorities (at 903-798-3116) need some prodding to investigate further. Find the video on Instagram at this link.Warning – the dogs is clearly in pain and the video IS difficult to watch.
Multiple people have reported the brutal beating to the Texarkana Police Facebook page – click here to leave your own comments.
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