Because they are Muslims. Muslims hate dogs because Mohammed hated a black dog that bit him. According to the information published on social media (and confirmed by a local newspaper) the thugs responsible for this monstrosity are Hasan Kuzu (left) and Neset Yaman (right).
TheRifleBird (h/t Pat) The two proceeded to cut the dog’s ears off with a sharp knife, with no anaesthetic whatsoever. They had a friend record the scene – during the video, which was uploaded online but has since been deleted, the dog howls in despair, begging for mercy, but the cruel attackers just keep on going.
At the end, they pose for photos, each with a piece of the dog’s ear in their hands, seemingly proud of their achievement. A picture of the dog all covered in blood has also been posted online.
Screenshots of the attackers Facebook profiles:
The two savages live in the municipality of Isparta, Turkey.
Please show your support to ensure these monsters are brought to justice as soon as possible. Their actions are barbaric and unacceptable. Turkish law (specifically Article 8 of the Law of Protection of Animals no. 5199, prohibits the removal of a dog’s ears, tails, nails, teeth and vocal cord, but apparently killing them is OK.
This is not a one off either, it’s a trend in Turkey: