Animal Cruelty

Mugshot of Fort Worth police Deputy Chief Kenneth Flynn. (credit: Tarrant County Sheriff’s Dept.)

Fort Worth Police Deputy Chief Facing Animal Cruelty Charge

A deputy police chief is free on bond after being arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a dog. Fort Worth Deputy Chief Kenneth Flynn was booked into the Tarrant County Jail after allegedly shooting the German shepherd on September 29.

CBSDFW.COM–10/07/2014

Cole Middleton is shown with his dog, Candy. (Credit: Cole Middleton)

East Texas Deputy Who Shot Dog Surrenders License

A former East Texas sheriff’s deputy who shot a dog in April has agreed to give up his law enforcement license.

09/18/2014

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Fort Worth Postal Carrier Not Indicted Over Dog Death

A grand jury has declined to indict a North Texas mail carrier charged with animal cruelty after a pet dog on his route with injured and had to be euthanized.

09/09/2014

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Mesquite Man Gets Prison For His Dog’s Death

A Mesquite man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for beating and drowning his pit bull after the dog allegedly chewed some patio furniture.

09/06/2014

This malnourished dog was seized alongside 166 other dogs by the SPCA. (credit: SPCA of Texas)

Custody Hearing Date Set For 222 Animals Seized By SPCA

The SPCA of Texas seized 222 cruelly treated animals — 166 dogs, 43 cats, 14 kittens and 13 puppies — last week from a property in Wolfe City.

07/30/2014

This is the metal fence at an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Remond Drive where a sadistic person impaled two harmless cats. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Cats Impaled On Metal Fence, Suspect On The Loose

Police are searching for the person responsible for cruelly impaling two cats by their hind legs on a metal fence in west Oak Cliff.

07/02/2014

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Fort Worth Mail Carrier Charged Over Dog’s Death

A mail carrier is facing animal cruelty charges after his encounter with a Yorkshire Terrier left the dog badly injured. The dog was later euthanized.

06/19/2014

A Chihuahua (Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Lancaster Man Threw Girlfriend’s Puppy From Speeding Vehicle

Authorities say a Lancaster man killed his girlfriend’s 6-week-old chihuahua mix by throwing it out the window of a speeding car.

06/12/2014

(Credit CBS 11)

Azle Woman Arrested In Animal Cruelty Case

A woman accused of shooting her dog in the head and abandoning the dog’s ten puppies was arrested Sunday, Parker County Sheriff’s said.

CBS 11–06/01/2014

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

Puppies Found Abandoned, Nursing On Mother Dead From Gunshot Wound

Officials are seeking the public’s help in finding the parties responsible for the death of a dog and the abandonment of its 10 puppies in Parker County.

05/29/2014

MILLARD LOU TIERCE bonding out 2

Report: Vet Kept Animals Alive For Experimentation

State records released about an animal cruelty investigation at the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic paint a picture of an unsanitary workplace with a vet who kept animals in cages almost around the clock.

05/01/2014

'Red' before and after his rehabilitation (Credit: Plano Animal Services)

Severely Neglected Dog In Plano Gets A New Chance At Life

A severely malnourished boxer mix was rescued last October by Plano Animal Services. Now, a healthy ‘Red’ is ready for a second chance at life.

03/18/2014

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