It wasn’t long after a guy posted an alarming video to social media that the police got involved. The video depicted the man smoking something off of a puppy’s paw.
The puppy was clearly in distress, as a group of people are seen using an electrical smoking device and then dabbing it on the helpless pup’s paw.
The video appears to be from Snapchat and has the caption “He goes ‘smoking labradoodle man’.”
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After dog lovers saw the video, the Bonneville County Sheriff’s and Idaho Falls Animal Shelter received many calls to report it.
The Idaho Falls Police Department quickly updated their Facebook page to read, “We, specifically our team at the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter, have her. She’s safe, she’s okay, and she is being taken care of. The video is being looked into by the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and is well in hand.”
The video shows one male and two females. According to EastIdahoNews.com, the mother of one of the girls emailed them. In her email she wrote, “You need to know they know what they did was extremely stupid and dangerous. They have not hurt animals in the past. They are good girls. I have taken the puppy to the pound and an investigation is being done.”
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The incident is being investigated and charges may or may not be considered. We are grateful the pup is out of harm’s way and in a safe place.
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