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OP's parents took his dog out to socialize frequently, and he was overall taken care of, or so the OP thought
The reddit post generated hundreds of comments and here are some of the most upvoted ones
Doing to her what she does to your dog
OP's sister's behavior towards the dog is totally unacceptable
OP's sister might do this to other dogs and probably kids too
This redditor says that they deserve to be burnt at the stake
The OP should look into trainers if the dog is having a lot of trouble with fear
A redditor advices the OP to...
Please find a vet, try to find another family for your dog or even surrender him to a shelter. Shelters are full now so there is a risk of euthanasia so try to find a family to adopt him. But shelter can be a last resort.
The dog needs the OP to remove him from that place
The OP should re-home the dog if he can't provide a safe home for him
OP's sister is the one that needs to be in jail, not the OP
The OP should find a way and house the dog somewhere else
This punitive method of teaching, whether it involves hitting, tapping, or bopping a dog on the nose, is still less effective than reward-based or positive training. Modern specialists advise against the use of physical punishment in any form, but OP's sister chose to be so cruel to his dog.
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