Video showing dog chained to top of crate traveling on Florida highway leads to investigation

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FLAGLER COUNTY, Florida — A video posted on a woman’s Facebook page has caused outrage and launched an investigation.

The video shows a dog chained to the top of a crate which is being towed by an SUV driving at least 70 mph, according to ABC News.

They report that Brenna Cronin of Palm Coast shot the video Wednesday in Flagler County.

Cronin told ABC News that the dog looked so sad she knew she had to do something. The video she posted on Facebook has been viewed nearly 1 million times.

WTLV reports Flagler Animal Services is leading the investigation and working with the sheriff’s office.

The dog had a single tether attached to the box. The executive director of the Flagler Humane Society told WTLV the owner broke the law because the pup wasn’t tethered two times.

The owner said the dog — an American pit bull terrier named Zeus — likes to ride outside of the cage; he said the dog was harnessed and chained so he wouldn’t fall.

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**Note: there is swearing in the Facebook post, below**