Abused dog dunked in canal rescued and his owner arrested

At the Grand Union Canal in Southall, West London on Wednesday, police began an investigation after receiving reports of a man repeatedly submerging a dog.

The man was filmed pulling the dog by its leash and then throwing it into the canal. The cruel owner did this five times, and on the last throw held the dog underwater for several seconds as the dog desperately fought for his life.

The video had been uploaded to Instagram and showed the man dressed in a Union Jack jacket violently yanking the dog in and out of the water.

Video: (GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING) May not be suitable for all viewers. Use discretion.

Social media, while positive and negative in different aspects of our lives, when used in certain ways – can definitely save lives..After this video was shared online, the 37 year old man that dunked his dog into a canal, then threw him in multiple times has been arrested. His dog has been rescued by local authorities and is currently safe with police..Thank you to everyone that contacted local law enforcement, and who offered tips and information that led to the rescue of this dog..@dogsofahwf @animalhopeinlegislation

Posted by The Animal Hope & Wellness Foundation on Thursday, April 9, 2020

Social media users were relieved when the Ealing Police tweeted the dog had been rescued, and the man allegedly responsible for the cruelty had been arrested.

“A 37-year-old man has been arrested. The dog is now with our officers.”

Many people responded to the good news about the dog’s safety and many have offered to adopt him.

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2 replies
  1. Lisa says:

    Why do the police not name the perpetrator? Criminals of all types have their names listed when arrested. I hope this heartless barbarian suffers the consequences and is taught a lesson since he clearly has no moral compass or empathy. This dog had better not go back to him because anyone who can do this to a dog will never change their ways.

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  2. Jan Barnes says:

    I THINK THE PERPETRATOR IS NOT ALWAYS NAMED BECAUSE
    THE PERSON WOULD BE A “DEAD MAN WALKING!”

    PERSONALLY, I WISH BOTH THEIR NAMES AND ADDRESSES
    COULD BE LISTED!

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