Living in Eastern Washington is really amazing...wide open spaces lots of farm land and tons of pick up trucks and this disturbing thing...Dogs riding in the back of pick ups unsecured....I've seen it more than I'd like to admit and it has always bugged me

A Spokane area Vet finally speaks out against the practice, which by the way is actually illegal in the state of Washington

Washington state law states "any person who willfully transports... any domestic animal... that will jeopardize the safety of the animal or the public shall be guilty of a misdemeanor."

Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com