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That’s cheating! Driver is spotted ‘walking’ his dog by holding lead out of car window

That’s cheating! Driver is spotted ‘walking’ his dog by holding lead out of car window

  • Dashcam footage captured the dangerous dog ‘walk’ in Plympton, Devon
  • A passerby said he had to do a double-take, as the dog trotted alongside the car
  • The German Shepherd type breed strides valiantly to keep up with the vehicle 


This is the moment a man was caught on camera walking a dog while driving a car.

Drivers in Plympton, Plymouth did a double-take when they spotted the driver dangling a lead out of his SUV window and leading a German Shepherd-type dog along the road.

Cody Hugill caught the bizarre sight on dashcam as he was driving towards the junction of Underwood Road in Plympton, on Wednesday evening.

The vehicle appears to be going at a slow speed uphill, so the pet can keep up.

The car carries on driving up the road and out of sight, leaving pedestrians and drivers in a state of confusion.

Shocked Cody told PlymouthLive: “It was a light night, and I had to do a bit of a double take if I’m honest.

“I was just travelling down the road and watching them, and even a couple of passersby turned their heads.

The German Shepherd type breed is pictured trotting alongside the vehicle, as it driv towards the junction of Underwood Road in Plympton

“Then as he drove up the road I wasn’t able to follow him completely, but he’d gone on for a while at least.” 

Devon & Cornwall Police declined to comment on the bizarre incident, saying it had not been reported to them. 

A similar incident made headlines across the pond in Austin, Texas in May 2019 when video emerged of a man pulling his pooch alongside his vehicle.    

A witness said police stopped the driver shortly after she stopped recording the incident which she called, 'So illegal'

A witness said police stopped the driver shortly after she stopped recording the incident which she called, ‘So illegal’

Pooch is seen trying to keep up with the man behind the wheel

Traffic flows by as the dog is filmed in the middle

The pooch is seen trying to keep up with the man behind the wheel as traffic flows by

Other cars drive by as the furry friend tries to keep up with the motorist.

The scene only appears to get worse as the man in the dark vehicle makes a left turn while drivers in other lanes continue straight ahead.  

Campbell told that the driver was pulled over by police as soon as she stopped filming.

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