The upcoming film A Dogs Purpose looks like the perfect family film animal lovers would enjoy, but people are calling for a boycott of the film after a disturbing video surfaced.
The footage, which was reportedly filmed in a pool outside Winnipeg, Canada, in November 2015, was published by TMZ on Wednesday and shows the dog struggling to avoid going into the water.
In the video, Hercules the German Shepard, clearly doesn’t want to get into the water, but the handler keeps pushing him in and pulling him out.
Dont worry, its warm water at least, a man can be heard saying on the video. He aint gonna calm down till he goes in the water. Just gotta throw him in.”
The shocking footage drew the ire of many people online, who are calling for a boycott of the film.