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On this week's episode of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," Kim Richards brings in a dog trainer to help her get her pit bull Kingsley under control. 

The ensuing segment set off the ire of many pet-loving viewers, who took to the show's website and Facebook page to express their outrage.

"My dog has eaten thousands of dollars of shoes, sunglasses and personal items," Kim says. "And I just think we need a trainer."

But a trainer who kicks your dog and causes him to shake, Kim?

"Real Housewives" fans left comments on Facebook calling the trainer, David Utter, an "idiot," and a "bully." Viewers say the training segment was "disgusting" and left one fan sick to her stomach. Some characterized the situation that played out on-screen as "animal abuse" and insist the show should be held responsible.

To recap, David kicked Kingsley repeatedly, then yelled and hit at »

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