‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan Under Investigation After Animal Crue

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic
According to an L.A. County Animal Control spokesman, “Dog Whisperer” host Cesar Millan is being investigated for animal cruelty, as officials are following up on a complaint.

The complaint was filed after a disturbing incident was caught on camera during a filming of a recent episode of Millan’s show Cesar 911. This episode featured a dog that had attacked two pet pigs. Millan believed that the best way to address the aggression was to place the dog in a fenced-in area that contained several pigs. But things may not have gone according to plan.

Looking at the video, the dog in question attacks one of the pigs, biting its ear and drawing blood. in which a live pig was used in a behavioral training session with a dog who had recently attacked two other pet pigs. The dog bit the pig’s ear, drawing blood, before it could be subdued.

Officers did respond to the complaint filed and visited Millan’s training facility in Santa Clarita, California, on Thursday, March 10. However, according to NBC4, the famous trainer was out of town on a business trip.

We’ll keep you apprised on any new developments. We’ve included the video below – take a look. Do you think it was irresponsible of Millan to put a dog with pig-aggression issues into an environment full of pigs? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

[Source: TMZ]

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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