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Halloween Prop of Dead, Skinned Dog on a Chain Outrages Shoppers

Animals  (tags: americans, bizarre, off-beat, unusual, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, pets, dogs, HALLOWEEN )

- 1945 days ago -
Cruelty to animals isn't a joke and according to some animal lovers, fake dead, bloodied latex dogs shouldn't be used as a prop for someone's Halloween costume either.


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Sue McGuey (106)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:31 am

Sue H (7)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:27 am

Sue Harrington (152)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 9:03 am
I agree! But we made a victory, they removed them from the internet and in their stores!! There is a petition going around on this.

aj E (164)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 1:21 pm

Nicole W (646)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:57 am
good, thank you Sue!

Ruth L (236)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:06 am
Thanks Sue. It is a victory and we do make a difference. Pulled from stores and discontinued.

Terrie Williams (798)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:13 am
OMFD!!!!! Well....nothing like giving little (and big) psycho-sociopaths even more sick and twisted ideas for ....amusement. Beyond disgusting. Frikken warped.

Pat B (356)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:14 am
This is sick.!!! Thanks, Sue for your note that this has been discontinued, and taken off the shelves.

Frances Darcy (92)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:14 am
Great victory... and a great feeling, knowing that that lil' old me, tapping away on my laptop signing petitions, have made a difference.

Christeen Anderson (298)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:38 am
Good. It totally disgusted me.

Suju Bala (26)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:43 am
Noted.. thank you Sue

Solitary Eagle (324)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:44 am
Good news. Thank you, Sue.

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 12:45 pm
I would hope so.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:08 pm
Noted & Shared. I also signed a few petitions to put a stop to this disgusting prop. I am so glad they listened! Thanks for posting Sue.

Ruth C (87)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:41 pm
How totally sick, how can they put something so horrible like that!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:04 pm
I can't believe any company would manufacture something as horrific as this or a store that would sell it. People should protest in front of a store that sells it and boycott it as well. Thank you for exposing this. Some people are just SICK!

Sheila D (194)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:05 pm
Kudos to Distortions Unlimited for discontinuing this gruesome "prop". They're doing so sends a message that ay animal in this condition will not be accepted by a majority of consumers...there will always be the sickos. As for those costume shops still selling it - Shame on You.

S J (130)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:20 pm
Noted, thanks Sue

Gloria picchetti (304)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:22 pm
There is enough trouble in the world. We don't need to suggest more abuse and violence.

Sue Harrington (152)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:38 pm
I agree with all of you.....thanks for the comments and notes.......this is so disturbing.... who thinks of this stuff and who buys it....that is the scary part.

Evelyn B (79)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:04 pm
Noted Tks Sue....

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:33 pm
This is very disturbing and makes me sick. Animals have it bad enough ~ don't need this!! Makes you wonder what kind of person thought of it??? Thank you 'Distortions Unlimited' for discontinuing!

Lyn Romaine (108)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:51 pm
This is disgusting and sick. Its bad enough that man physically and willfully abuses and exploits God's animals but now to openly joke about it is reprehensible. There is nothing funny about abuse and death of any animal. And something like this openly invites cruelty to all animals for Halloween. It leaves them as open prey for sick individuals.

Sue Harrington (152)
Friday September 20, 2013, 5:03 pm
thanks for such words of wisdom!!

Fran F (116)
Friday September 20, 2013, 5:40 pm
I'm so glad this thing has been discontinued by the manufacturer and banned by major retailers. The stragglers need to wise up and stop promoting and laughing about violence toward animals! That's sick!

Michelle S (462)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:10 pm
Mind-numbing. Who the hell thought this would be "fun!?!?!"

Brian R. (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 6:28 pm
This is disturbing!!!

Vallee R (280)
Friday September 20, 2013, 7:38 pm
Noted - thanks.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday September 20, 2013, 8:04 pm
Glad to hear this atrocity has been removed. There are more sick people out there than have ever been locked up.

Ingrid A (524)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:13 pm
Disturbing and sick. Glad it was removed.

Patricia Gal (103)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:31 pm
such 'warped' minds that think to make these items......
I'm glad they forced them to take them off the marketplace.
Way to Gooooo CARE2-ers

Iveta Cer (38)
Friday September 20, 2013, 9:32 pm
Horrible !! I am glad this was discontinued , thanks

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:04 pm
Sick fu*ks!

Glad enough people got angry to stop it...this time.

Mary T (356)
Friday September 20, 2013, 10:10 pm
sick, only sick people would buy this product

Charmaine S (38)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 12:02 am
Noted, Signed and Shared!! Thanks to Sue and to "ALL" who made this VICTORY HAPPEN!!!! Such a SICK and HORRIBLE THING....This is MONEY DRIVEN by these GREEDY CORPORATIONS!! I agree , WHO would want to buy this "GARBAGE" and WHO would let someone they are with WEAR IT ????

Candy L (473)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 12:46 am
Sick! Anything for a buck I see that most stores stopped selling it. Boycott!!! Morris Costumes, a 50-year-old costume & prop wholesaler in Charlotte, N.C that continues to sell it.. Its NC no surprise there!

S D B (76)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 1:58 am
Anyone who finds that prop funny or necessary needs professional help

Danuta W (1251)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 3:04 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 4:12 am
Never make fun on others' suffering

mary f (200)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:09 am
i'm glad we made a difference

Tanya W (65)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 7:17 am
Sick, sick, sick! Karma must prevail!!!

Tanja Zilker (3)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 8:05 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 8:53 am
Noted! Thank God it wasn't a real one as that is what I initially thought...But this is absolutely beyond the pale of a sick persons idea of Halloween decor. I hope that anyone who takes their children trick or treating, does an about face and does not patronage that house! AND, if they see the person, berate them for such.

Linda W (174)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 10:40 am
There are No words in me for this

Ruth M (235)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:14 pm

Waltraud U (85)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 3:00 pm
from whom the owner bought this stupid thing - normally you must beat him this thing around his stupid head.

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