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Abuse of a dog for recording a movie

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) called to boycott the film The reason to be with you , after the portal TMZ revealed a video in which a German Shepherd dog is forced to enter a swimming pool with current, to Despite their obvious resistance and fear.

PETA wishes that through this boycott to the tape that is released at the end of January, sends a clear message:

“Dogs and other animals must be treated humanely, not as movie accessories.”

And it is that the scene that dates from 2015, but which was just released, brings again to the table the issue of animal abuse in the film industry.

AHA (American Humane Association), who are vigilant about animal safety, has already opened an investigation and for the moment suspended the representative who was present in the questioned recording.

“When the dog showed signs of resisting jumping into the water, the scene had to stop,” the agency said in a statement issued by People magazine.

The film stars Dennis Quaid (Far from Paradise) and Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland: Tomorrowland) tells the story of a dog who reincarnates in different medium sized dog breeds until he meets his former owner again.

Lasse Hallstrom, director of the film, used his Twitter account to express himself on the subject, and said he was disturbed after seeing those scenes.

“I did not witness those actions. We are all committed to giving a loving and safe environment to all the animals in the film. “

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lasse hallstrom @HallstromLasse

I am very disturbed by the video released today from the set of my film A dog’s purpose.

“I was promised that a thorough investigation of this situation is being carried out and that any unlawful act will be denounced and punished,” he said.