A few days ago, a video surfaced of a dog being abused by a man in a small room. The video very quickly circulated on the Internet, especially on Facebook, where a very active online group was started just to identify the abuser. Apparently they have located both the man and the woman (who was filming)… and it has been said (on the online group) that the poodle has passed away for almost three years now..but the death is not confirmed.
It’s a bit unclear what the man wants the poor dog to do in the video… To stand on two legs or to be part of a boxing match? The poor dog gets so beaten up that, in the middle of the video, he’s so tired standing on his two hind legs that he just falls off from exhaustion.
Unlike beating up a man, where you can see the cuts… the bruises… the swollen eyes… because this poodle is furry and naturally looks very cute, it makes it even more heart-wrenching that you can’t see how much the dog is really suffering. He doesn’t whimper or cry…as perhaps it goes unheard and the dog just went silent…
According to those trying to locate the abusers, this video was shot in Malaysia. Most of them are outraged as, even if these people were to be prosecuted, the Malaysian law regarding animal abuse in Section 44 of the Animal Act 1953 (2006 Amendment) states that anyone guilty of an offence of cruelty to animals shall be liable to a fine of RM200 and/or six months imprisonment.
Compare this to our neighbouring country, Singapore, which has a penalty of RM23,000 and/or one-year imprisonment; or Thailand, which has a sentence of 6 months to 5 years and/or RM1,000 to RM10,000.
Watch this video below… what do you think we can do to stop things like this from happening again?? Help create awareness for animals all over the world. Social online mediums can be used for much much much more…Let’s help stop the pain. Help animals please.
Or view the video on the server at:
SPCA Singapore APPEAL FOR INFORMATION– dog abuse video
The news of the man and woman abusing the poodle has gone international now, below is the news from Taiwan (in Chinese):
Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Taiwan_News_Sushi.flv
This also came out on 2 news channels in Singapore, in Chinese:
Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/News_in_Singapore_Sushi.flv
Or view the video on the server at: http://video.tsemtulku.com/videos/Malaysia_Dog_named_Sushi_Abusers_Found_26Jan2011.flv
A case of horrific dog abuse has just surfaced on Facebook. The video can be viewed at: http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1688604428314&comments&ref=mf.
It is not clear at this time where the abuse occurred although the person who uploaded the video says she found it in a “pendrive” in Kuala Lumpur. We have alerted our contacts in Malaysia and we understand that they are trying to identify the abuser.
The SPCA is appealing for information on the man in the video (see pictures). Please call 6287 5355 ext 9 if you have any information.
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We would like to thank concerned members of the public who brought this case to our attention. We hope that the persons involved will be identified soon so that firm action can be taken and justice served.
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