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Pham dog

City Leader Promises Dog Of Ebola Patient Will Be Taken Care Of

Ever since Dallas nurse Nina Pham tested positive for Ebola there has been an outpouring of concern for not only her, but her dog. Monday Code Enforcement arrived at Pham’s apartment to remove the King Charles spaniel.

CBSDFW.COM–10/13/2014

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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

Oscar Vega (via Grand Prairie PD)

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

Feral cats in The Colony posing a rabies threat.(credit: CBS 11 News)

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