Sickening! STOP the Horrible Torture of Letting a Dog Turn on a Rope in Bulgaria!

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dog_torture

Address to Brodilovo Mayor Dimitar Dimitrov

It is easy to confuse tradition with torture, in Spain we know very well.But our particular “bullfighting party” is not, unfortunately, the only one in the world that mistreats animals.In the small town of Brodilovo in Strandja Mountains (Bulgaria) the ritual of the dog attached to a rope or “trichane na Küche” in Bulgarian is celebrated.This ritual is supposed to prevent rabies and keep evil spirits out of the spring.This ritual is linked to others used in other villages, in which the dogs are whipped or beaten.

In this ritual, a dog is suspended over the Veleka River on a rope and then repeatedly stopped in one direction to wind the rope, the dog is let loose so that it turns rapidly in the opposite direction while The rope unfolds.The frightened dogs reach such high speeds that when they…

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