A new shocking video with animal cruelty has been released, that shows a dog being dragged to death behind its owner’s car in China.

The video shows a small dog being dragged behind the vehicle by a rope tied around its neck, scraping its paws and sides on the road as it struggles to keep up with the moving SUV.

 

The horrible incident has sparked enormous outrage in China. The disturbing footage was captured in Shandong, an eastern Chinese province, on Monday.

Police said the driver has been arrested and they are investigating the incident. The man who is responsible calls himself  under the pseudonym ‘Qi Qing’, says in a statement that said his actions were “ill-advised” and expressed “deep apology” for what he had done.