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.
Police are searching for the person responsible for cruelly impaling two cats by their hind legs on a metal fence in west Oak Cliff.
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.
Authorities say a Lancaster man killed his girlfriend’s 6-week-old chihuahua mix by throwing it out the window of a speeding car.
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.