Man charged for hav­ing dog tied on flatbed trailer

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

A Cal­gary-area man is fac­ing charges af­ter a photo of dog teth­ered to a flatbed trailer be­gan cir­cu­lat­ing on so­cial me­dia. Cal­gary po­lice, the Cal­gary Hu­mane So­ci­ety and Rocky View County be­gan an in­ves­ti­ga­tion shortly af­ter the photo sur­faced on Oct. 28. Brad Ni­chols of the hu­mane so­ci­ety says trans­port­ing dogs in the bed of trucks is ex­tremely dan­ger­ous for dogs. He says they risk fall­ing off and are ex­posed to ex­treme weather.

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