‘Dog Whisperer’ Cesar Millan Under Investigation After Animal Cruelty Complaint [Video]
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.