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Old 04-29-2016, 04:54 AM   #1
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A case of the collie wobbles

Dog box photo sparks accusations of cruelty on Facebook but rider has been doing it for years

The picture released by Gloucestershire Police

And another, apparently of the same dog and bike, taken in 2011

A MOTORCYCLIST has been accused of 'cruelty’ over this picture released by Gloucestershire Police.

The photo sparked a Facebook row after it was posted on the page of BBC Radio Gloucestershire.

Angela Barnes commented: ‘Hope RSPCA do something about it. So cruel.’

And Alison Hall-Cambridge wrote: ‘About time he got done, very cruel.’

But other Facebook users defended the rider. Peter Nisbet wrote: ‘Nothing different from a couple of sheep dogs riding on the back of a farmer's quad bike. Dog looks health, happy and protected riding in his dog box.

'So cut out the hyperbole you bunch of whingers.'

Another user posted a picture apparently showing the same bike and dog in 2011, with the comment: ‘OK... so, the same motorbike, back in 2011, taken on Bath Road, Cheltenham. He's been doing it for years....’

Gloucestershire Police told the BBC: ‘We are making further inquiries in relation to the registered driver of the vehicle and whether he has broken the law in any way.’

What do you think? Is it cruel?
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