A man from China has been filmed killing his pet dog after it lost in a race he gambled on before boasting he would eat its body.

The disgusting footage, which we have decided not to post, shows the man picking up the dog by its legs and repeatedly slamming it onto the ground.

The man then claims he will cook the dog and have its meat after it has died.

The man is also quoted to have said: “Listen up, dog owners. If your dog is not in a good fit, eat it.”

The video has amassed nearly five million views since it first emerged online on Chinese social media site Weibo.

One user commented ‘The dog is innocent in this, he is absolutely crazy and heartless to animals,’ ‘tiannin_175’ wrote.

The video can be viewed on Chinese short news video site Pear Video.

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