Amblin Partners and Universal Pictures said to TMZ, “Fostering a safe environment and ensuring the ethical treatment of our animal actors was of the utmost importance to those involved in making this film and we will look into the circumstances surrounding this video.

The film follows dogs and their deep soulful and lifelong connections to their owners and is based on the book by W. Bruce Cameron.

Josh Gad, who acts in the film tweeted this to concerned fans.


It is scheduled for release on January 27th.