The 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.
A 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.
Who shot a sweet dog named Tucker? That question is still unanswered in Alvarado, where the black retriever mix was found last week.
Prosecutors 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.
The 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.
A North Texas firefighter accused of shooting neighbors dogs and posting pictures on Facebook.
A 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.
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.
A former East Texas sheriff’s deputy who shot a dog in April has agreed to give up his law enforcement license.
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.
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.
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.