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Animal Abuse

The puppies are currently being cared for at Angels & Outlaws 2nd Chance Bully Ranch in Hico (Credit: Angels & Outlaws)

$5K Reward Offered To Solve Killing Of Nursing Dog

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for clues leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a nursing dog and left her body in a cage by a North Texas roadside, along with her 10 puppies.

05/31/2014

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Dog Kept Alive Months After Supposed Euthanization

Authorities raided a popular veterinary clinic Tuesday morning after a family’s shocking discovery that their pet that they thought was euthanized was kept alive.

04/29/2014

(Credit: Paws Patrol Animal Rescue)

Dog Found With Rubber Band Wrapped Around Mouth

A pet rescue group in Mesquite helped recover and care for a dog found last week with a rubber band embedded around the dog’s nose and mouth.

04/28/2014

Dantes (Credit: Tarrant County Criminal DA)

Man Gets 2 Years For Shooting Dog With Crossbow

A Fort Worth man was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday for severely injuring a dog by shooting it with a crossbow.

11/13/2013

(credit: Ellis Co. District Attorney's Office)

North Texas Woman Sentenced For Animal Abuse & Hoarding

North Texas prosecutors claimed a woman was an animal abuser and hoarder, a jury agreed and now she’s headed to jail. An Ellis County jury found Michelle Lorraine Lehman guilty on nine counts of animal cruelty.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

Mister Sun

Texas Woman Charged With Hot Car Death Of Dog

A woman has been charged with animal cruelty when her dog died after being left in her closed car during a Central Texas shopping trip.

07/09/2013

At the Bowie Drive Animal Hospital in Weatherford, Hope waits to go to her new home. (CBS 11 News)

Tortured Dog Living Happy 1 Year Later

A dog named Hope, found in North Texas last year with her muzzle taped shut on her severely swollen tongue, now has a very happy life, one year after her rescue.

06/24/2013

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Man Allegedly Kicks Dog To Death Over Apartment Dispute

A dispute at an east Fort Worth apartment complex ends with a dog allegedly kicked to death by a man now in police custody. The incident happened at the Sandy Oaks Apartments on the east side of the city.

CBSDFW.COM–06/19/2013

(credit: Parker County Sheriff's Office)

Pony’s Neglect, Abuse Leads To Arrests In Parker County

Two men were arrested on warrants for cruelty to livestock animals after animal control officers found a pony in deplorable condition in Parker County. Both men posted bond of $2,500 each on Sunday.

CBSDFW.COM–06/17/2013

Justice

Judge Rules Dog Burning Suspects Will Be Tried Together

It was one of the worst cases of animal cruelty known to have happened in North Texas. This past April, a 4-month old puppy was set on fire and left to die. Today the four suspects in the animal torture case were back before a judge.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2012

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Former Cowboys Coach Switzer Gets Emotional Over Animal Abuse

The 74-year old Switzer took to his Twitter account, looking to entice the public to come forward with the guilty party

09/05/2012

A puppy named Justice is fighting for his life after being set on fire in Dallas. (credit: Jim Wenger/DFW Rescue Me)

Bond For Suspect In Dog Burning Case Cut In Half

A man accused of setting a puppy on fire saw his bond cut in half Friday.

05/18/2012