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Ellen full on asks Dennis Quaid about that dog video controversy

2017-01-25 09:39

Cape Town – The upcoming film, A Dog's Purpose, has been shrouded in controversy since footage of a dog being forced into churning water on set was leaked. 

Gossip website TMZ posted a minute-long video which it says was shot during production of the film.

It shows a German shepherd apparently terrified to get into a pool and a trainer forcing the dog into the water.

PETA has called for a boycott of the movie and after the public outcry Universal Pictures cancelled the premiere.

Dennis Quaid, who stars in the film, addressed the issue during a recent appearance on The Ellen Show

The actor said that he doesn’t think the video tells the whole story.

"I would not be on a set that had any kind of abuse towards animals, any animals, or people. I know in my experience that the dogs I worked with and the donkey were treated with the greatest respect and care and compassion," said Quaid. 

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