Video Shows A Dog Being Dragged Behind A Pickup Truck In Taiping

The owner of the truck has since been identified.

Cover image via Tan Tan/Facebook

A video of a Perak-registered pickup truck moving and dragging a dog behind it has been making rounds on social media since yesterday, 11 February

In a 42-second video uploaded onto Facebook, the pickup truck was seen moving at high speed with a dog tied to the back of the car. 

The incident allegedly happened in Taiping.

The vehicle owner has since been identified by netizens

However, the vehicle owner has not responded to accusations.

A netizen has also lodged a police report over the video. 

The Malaysia Animal Association has called on authorities to investigate the video

"We urge the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) and the Department of Veterinary Services to launch an investigation into this (video) as soon as possible," the association wrote in a Facebook post earlier today, 12 February. 

"Violent acts like this will happen again in the future if no action is taken against this driver," the association added.

Video of the incident can be viewed below. Viewer discretion is advised:

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