Amazon Prime reportedly canceled The Pack after PETA slammed the display with leaked images showing a dog hanging on a steep slope and slamming into a rock while being tied to a human rappel. Down the cliff
This Amazing Race-style series, hosted by Olympian Lindsey Vonn and her dogs, Lucy, features humans and their dogs competing in a challenge described by animal rights groups as. ‘Dangerous situation,’ the Wrap reports.
Video editing of the floor, which appears to have been taken from a mobile phone, shows a puppy hanging between its owner’s legs as it slams into a cliff and desperately paws their paws in vie for safety.
The footage taken from the raw footage was taken at the 108-foot-high Los Campesinos waterfall in Costa Rica for the third episode of The Wrap reported.
The show debuted on Amazon Prime on November 20th and 10 episodes were streamed.Not using the currently leaked footage.
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Amazon Prime reportedly canceled a new reality show, The Pack, after a leaked video showed a pet chasing a waterfall with its owner.
The photo shows a dog hitting a cliff in Costa Rica while being tied up in a harness.
PETA said it was ‘thrilled’ that the show was canceled and praised Amazon for ‘making a compassionate decision’.
Dog trainers teach puppies specific skills needed to compete in challenges.
Amazon has made animal safety marketing a priority, leading to the launch of the show, as well as hiring a dog trainer to help design the challenge.
Daily Mail has contacted Amazon for confirmation and further information.
Lewis Crary, assistant pet manager in PETA’s film and television division told DailyMail.com. That the organization was so excited that Amazon made a compassionate decision to drop this list.
‘Whenever dogs are used in film and television shoots, they get a short cane on set, time is money and animal needs are wasted in the name of ratings,’ Crary said.
‘Nothing can be said in 2020 like this reality show, dogs dangling over a waterfall and fling them into a rock face. Animals are people and not the props and tricks that would be used for reality TV. ‘
Crary added that the organization was responding to ‘noise’ in the eviction video. But also concerned about the possibility of other unused content.
The show is hosted by Lindsey Vonn, an Olympian skier and her dog Lucy.
Vonn, 36, won a gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
‘It’s not really known – if the series is comfortable with that set, then what else we don’t see and what else Amazon executives know is forcing them to cancel this,’ he said.
‘Being part of the pack means protecting your friends, not straining them to the straps and helplessly lowering them down the cliff.PETA hopes everyone involved will take lessons from the pictures and the moment. Of Amazon’s clarity
Amazon’s focus on animal safety in its marketing efforts led to the show’s premiere, as reported in Variety.
Dog trainers are led to teach puppies specific skills needed to compete and to provide advice on developing challenges.
“ All dogs are seated in crash-tested harnesses or carriers, and we’re not wearing harnesses only on dogs, ” says trainer Nicole Ellis.
‘We really break it down: show them the straps. [they] Treated; Show them the straps [they] Treated It is several steps before they can wear the straps. And that is safety glasses, boots, equipment. ‘
Creative director Jay Bienstock told the store that dog safety experts have ‘Real power’ in place to address concerns
‘If the dog’s safety says,’ Stop it, ‘we’ll stop us letting them go through everything,’ he said.
Vonn, a 36-year-old alpine ski racer, won a gold medal at the downhill sporting event at the 2010 Winter Olympics, the first for an American woman. She announced her retirement from skiing career in 2019, citing injuries.