Animal Cruelty

Texas Deputy Sheriff Charged With Animal Cruelty After His Police Dog Died In Hot CarA South Texas deputy sheriff who was fired after his police dog died when left in a hot patrol car has been charged with animal cruelty.
SPCA Takes Custody of Seven Cruelly Treated Animals from Ellis CountyBefore a custody hearing Tuesday an agreement was reached for the animal owner to relinquish ownership of the seven animals to the SPCA of Texas.
Dallas Police Sergeant Arrested, Facing Animal Cruelty ChargesA Dallas police sergeant has been arrested and charged with Animal Cruelty. Sergeant Kandy Standige has been with the separtment since 1995 and is currently on administrative leave.
11-Year-Old Fort Worth Boy Convicted In Dog's Beating DeathThe child pleaded guilty in juvenile court Thursday to charges of delinquent conduct, animal cruelty-torture and using a deadly weapon for beating to death a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix named Cookie in May.
More Than 70 Animals Seized From Ellis County PropertyA 69-year-old Ellis County woman is charged with animal cruelty after dozens of animals were seized from her home business, Maximum-K-9 off-leash training facility.
Rescued Puppy Recovering Well From Gunshot WoundWho shot a sweet dog named Tucker? That question is still unanswered in Alvarado, where the black retriever mix was found last week.
Euless Man Sentenced For 2014 Abuse Of 3-Month Old PuppyProsecutors say Terrell Dalmar Hill was found guilty Thursday of animal cruelty for hitting, kicking and pouring boiling water on the puppy back in March 2014.
Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts From CircusThe circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The AP exclusively that the acts will be phased out by 2018. Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.
Firefighter Who Posted Picture Of Dead Dogs Now Faces ChargesA North Texas firefighter accused of shooting neighbors dogs and posting pictures on Facebook.
Fort Worth Veterinarian Indicted On Theft, Animal Cruelty ChargesA Tarrant County grand jury has returned a three-count indictment against a Fort Worth veterinarian accused of keeping a woman’s dog alive for blood transfusions instead of euthanizing the pet.
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.
East Texas Deputy Who Shot Dog Surrenders LicenseA former East Texas sheriff's deputy who shot a dog in April has agreed to give up his law enforcement license.