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Plano Man Breaks Into Hot Van To Rescue Dog

It’s not often police stand by as someone breaks into a vehicle. But in a case in Plano Sunday, it was to save a life.

07/21/2014

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Grand Prairie Man Pleads Guilty To Mutilating, Killing Cat

As jury selection was about to begin Monday, a North Texas teenager that killed and mutilated a neighbor’s cat pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty.

01/06/2014

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Rabies Scare In The Colony

A rabies scare in The Colony has pet owners worried—and animal control officers increasing patrols.

CBS 11–07/23/2013

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No Oversight For Texas Pet Boarding Businesses

Bill Patterson loves his dogs, but there’s one he misses desperately. His English bulldog died at a dog daycare in Roanoke. According to the BBB, complaints about pet boarding and pet sitting businesses have more than doubled.

CBS 11–03/19/2013

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Irving Animal Services Supervisor Accused Of Animal Hoarding

IRVING (CBS 11 NEWS) – The man who helps oversee animal services in the City of Irving is being accused of hoarding animals. And, this isn’t the first time. Darrell Hammond, the City of Irving […]

CBS 11–02/18/2013