Dog in washing machine sparks anger
Dog in washing machine sparks anger

Hong Kong police launched an animal cruelty investigation after a man joked online about killing a dog by trapping it inside a churning washing machine. An image uploaded to Facebook by a man calling himself Jacky Lo shows a small, white dog attempting to climb out of the machine, while another apparently portrays the animal struggling to keep its head above water with the washing cycle in full flow. “Lo” said he posted the pictures to show “a super quick way to bathe a doggy”. In reply to another user who asked if he had killed the dog, “Yes (it’s dead). Do you wanna see?” An online petition which had urged the authorities to take action had gone viral and drawn nearly 20,000 signatures.

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