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Dennis Quaid Calls 'Dog's Purpose' Video A 'Scam' For Inciting Abuse

Dennis Quaid Calls 'Dog's Purpose' Video A 'Scam' For Inciting Abuse

Dennis Quaid is opening up more about the controversial video which showed that one of the dogs on the set of A Dog’s Purpose was being abused.

During his new podcast, the 66-year-old actor called the video a scam and very misleading.

“What happened was the dog jumps into the water … there were divers, scuba divers, three of them, underneath the water,” Dennis shared. “One of the trainers reached down to give the dog a rest, and he pulled him up, and it looks like he’s pulling him up and choking him by the collar.”

He continued, “What it doesn’t show is that there’s a table right below the dog, so the dog can rest his feet on the table. He’s not just being held up.”

The video in question raised concerns for the canine actors after it was released just prior to the film hitting theaters in 2017.

He “goes under, and that’s where the guy cuts,” Dennis added of the moment the video was doctored. “Well there were two divers waiting for him right there, it wasn’t even a second and a half.”

“They lifted him up, handed him to the trainer right by the pool and the dog didn’t even wait to get a collar on, he ran right to the other side of the pool to do it again. He loved it.”

An independent investigation later agreed that no animals were harmed on the set.

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