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Animal Cruelty

Cookie, a Cavalier mix was beaten to death with a stick Monday, May 11, 2015. (credit: Jennifer Knittel, pet owner)

11-Year-Old Fort Worth Boy Convicted In Dog’s Beating Death

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.

07/24/2015

One of 70+ animals seized from Ellis County property.
(CBS11)

More Than 70 Animals Seized From Ellis County Property

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.

07/23/2015

Tucker (Courtesy:  Humane Society of North Texas)

Rescued Puppy Recovering Well From Gunshot Wound

Who shot a sweet dog named Tucker? That question is still unanswered in Alvarado, where the black retriever mix was found last week.

06/24/2015

(L) 'Riley' in 2014, (R) 'Riley' today (image via Tarrant Co DA)

Euless Man Sentenced For 2014 Abuse Of 3-Month Old Puppy

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.

06/18/2015

(Photo Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts From Circus

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.

03/05/2015

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Firefighter Who Posted Picture Of Dead Dogs Now Faces Charges

A North Texas firefighter accused of shooting neighbors dogs and posting pictures on Facebook.

CBS 11–03/04/2015

Millard Lucien Tierce (mugshot via Tarrant County District Attorney)

Fort Worth Veterinarian Indicted On Theft, Animal Cruelty Charges

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.

10/29/2014

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

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

(Courstey of Dallas Polcie)

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

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