Man charged with animal cruelty after washing dogs at car wash

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Video surfaces of man washing dogs in a car wash (KTRK)

A Michigan man has voluntarily given up two German Shepherds after video surfaced of him washing the dogs in a car wash.

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The surveillance footage shows the two dogs tied to a wall as the man used a high-pressure hose to wash them off.

He says he rescued the dogs from a neglectful owner earlier that day, and that he wanted to clean their matted fur.

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He says he didn't realize the car wash soap would hurt the dogs.

The dogs were taken to a local vet, and police say they are in good condition.

The man will face animal cruelty charges.
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