14 Jun '11, 1pm

Philippine teen rebuked over clipped pet dog

A teenager from Calamba, Laguna who thought it was cool to hang his pet dog and post photos of it on Facebook earned the ire of animal lovers. -- PHOTO: INQUIRER/ANN MANILA - A TEENAGER from Calamba, Laguna who thought it was cool to hang his pet dog and post photos of it on Facebook earned the ire of animal lovers. The pictures of the white puppy clipped on a clothesline prompted cyberactivists to form a Facebook group and condemn the 'gross violation' of animal rights. As of this posting, the group has attracted 3,328 members. Repentant, the teenager took down the photos from his Facebook account and said: 'To All Animal Lovers and to (people) all over the world please read this: I would like to ask for forgiveness for what I have done to my dog. I hope you could forgive me and I promise it would never happen again.' -- INQUIRER/ANN

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