Video of dog being thrown off bridge in Wareham prompts hunt for owner

Video of dog being thrown off bridge in Wareham prompts hunt for owner

WAREHAM, Mass. — The Wareham Department of Natural Resources is sending out a warning after a video was released of a dog being thrown off a bridge.

The department says someone was pushing their dog off the bridge, and the dog can be seen landing in the water before swimming to shore.

People..... Please!!!!! Dogs are not supposed to be tossed off of a bridge and no they don’t “like it.” WarehamDNR will be pursuing this issue as well as the bridge jumping offense of the human that tossed his dog off the bridge in excess of 12’ into the saltwater below. We are aware of who the owner is and the dog is ok. We will update further when we have completed our investigation. UPDATE: CHARGES FILED, see new post.

Posted by Wareham Department of Natural Resources on Saturday, July 28, 2018
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A person jumps in the water a few seconds after the dog was thrown.

Officials say the bridge is more than 12 feet above the water.

The search is on for the person in the video, and the department warned that the video showcased a form of animal abuse.