A Connecticut dog owner is currently facing controversy over a cruel crime.

The owner, who lives in Torrington, allegedly duct-taped her dog’s mouth because it was barking. 

She then took a picture and posted it on Facebook.

That post went viral, with people lashing out at the dog owner.

The woman said it was just for a minute, but local detectives said they want to talk with her.

Police said they have been flooded with thousands of concerned calls, even from people in Australia and Canada.

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