A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen
A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen

Hong Kong police urge ‘don’t believe the rumours’ about dogs dying from tear gas, but concern groups want animals removed from protests

  • The force posted a video on Facebook of a dog playing in a bid to arrest rumours that animals had been harmed
  • But animal rights groups want animals entirely removed from deployment

Topic |   Hong Kong police
A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen
A police dog unmasked during protests, where police fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Yuen Long. Photo: USP United Social Press/Benjamin Yuen
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