Cruelty to animals

SPCA Rescues Nearly 150 Animals From Balch Springs HouseSPCA rescue teams entered a Balch Springs home Wednesday afternoon and were soon pulling out stacks of animal crates from a home that records show is occupied by a 69-year-old woman.
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.
Men Plead Guilty To Setting Dog "Justice" On FireThere will not be a trial over the puppy that was burned alive in Pleasant Grove - and animal rights activists are not happy about it.
North Texas Couple Arrested In Deaths Of PuppiesA Tarrant County couple have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after authorities say three puppies were found dead and burned in a barrel over the weekend.
Lawmakers Weighing Animal Abuse RegistryState lawmakers are considering a bill that would create a statewide animal abuse registry.
Dallas County DA's Office Creating Animal Abuse UnitThe abused animal situation in Dallas County is acute enough that commissioners are thinking about creating a special unit within the District Attorney’s office specifically to prosecute animal abuse cases.
SPCA Takes Custody Of Nearly 50 Hunt County AnimalsThe SPCA of Texas took custody of nearly 50 animals on Thursday, after receiving an anonymous complaint of suspected animal cruelty. The SPCA and officials in Hunt County went to the property in Caddo Mills and found the animals.
Court Awards Over 120 Abused Animals to SPCAOn Tuesday the Hunt County Justice of the Peace awarded the SPCA of Texas custody of over 100 abused and neglected animals.
Waco Man Accused Of Starting To Eat Dog ArrestedBond has been revoked for a Texas man who police say killed and starting eating his housemate's dog after chasing a neighbor on his hands and knees while growling.
Judge Overseeing Hearing For Tortured Puppy Suspect Recuses SelfThe judge residing over a hearing to reduce the bond of an accused puppy killer recused himself Thursday, saying he forgot he had once spoken to the animal’s veterinarian concerning its care.
City's Lack Of Response In Animal Cruelty Case Disturbs Fort Worth Pet SittersFort Worth has made a change to an animal control policy after two residents couldn’t get anyone to respond to a case of apparent animal cruelty.
Warrant Issued For Suspect In Dog Set On Fire CaseDallas police now have a suspect in the animal abuse case involving Justice; the puppy set on fire two weeks ago. Dallas Sheriff's Department officials say they’ve received an arrest warrant and are now actively looking for 18-year-old Darius Ewing.
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