That’s because both animals had their snouts bound by straps that restricted their breathing. Not only were they cramped, but they must also have been sweltering. One of them was trying to pant to cool himself down, but his bindings made it nigh-on impossible.
As passers-by watched, the man lifted the sacks and hung them over his bicycle. An onlooker at the scene explained that the man intended to sell the dogs to a restaurant as meat. They would potentially face a grisly end, but unfortunately this is not uncommon.
Indonesia is a beautiful country, but its streets are a nightmarish landscape for stray dogs. Every year, thousands of them are brutally killed to fill market food stalls and restaurant kitchens. And this goes on despite the country having a number of animal cruelty laws.