A Florida woman’s reported solution to her dog’s barking
has sparked outrage on Facebook, kicking off an investigation into her
treatment of the animal.
posted on Facebook Friday morning a photo of a chocolate Labrador retriever
with its snout duct taped shut.
“This is what happens when you don’t shut up,”
Within hours of the post going live, it went
viral with many concerned residents reaching out to the Volusia County
Sheriff’s Office to report the incident. Brown’s Facebook page indicates she
lives in South Daytona.
Volusia County deputies received so many calls
and messages about the dog, it reached out to the South Daytona Police
Department for help. That agency took the photo seriously and had its
detectives begin looking for the dog and its owner.