To the Man I Saw Mistreating A Dog in Vancouver This Morning: NOPE

This morning I saw a heartbreaking sight: a man on Ontario Street in about his 30s yanked a dog's chain and pulled so hard the dog spun backwards. I saw you do this a few times, and you growled and screamed angrily NO. As you marched fast down the sidewalk like a big important man. You know what? You're not. Your poor dog - a beautiful brown fluffy border collie/lab cross with a red harness - just wanted to sniff the ground. And every time you yanked the chain your smart dog thought it was a game, and it smiled. :( Dude. I watched you go down the alley. If I see you again I'll film you and call the BCSPCA. You're hurting your dog and everyone can see you. Get help.


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Just me

Jan 29, 2024 at 6:29pm

I seen a similar incident in burnaby. I was hard staring the guy down while he was reefing on the dogs neck while it was trying to enjoy its walk. He noticed I was staring at him watching him abuse this animal and he fixed his attitude pretty quickly.. for the moment anyways. Poor dogs.. we dont deserve them and their loyalty.

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Sarah K

Jan 30, 2024 at 11:40pm

Thank you for writing this post.
Please contact the authorities immediately if you see this man again.
Should anyone else witness any form of animal abuse/neglect please take immediate action as well.
Doing nothing is not acceptable.

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Feb 1, 2024 at 9:44pm

Good luck giving your dogs whatever they want. They don't train themselves.

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