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.
Dr. Lou Tierce has been accused of animal cruelty. An agreement with the state veterinary board has the Fort Worth doctor’s veterinary license suspended for five years.
Most animal shelters charge a fee when you adopt a pet. But the City of Arlington is discussing charging a fee to anyone surrendering an animal.
A confession and a plea for compassion from a Fort Worth veterinarian Friday as he begged the state to let him work with animals again.
CBS 11 News has learned that Dr. Millard “Lou” Tierce, of the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic, has been arrested for animal cruelty. Tierce is accused of keeping a dog alive for blood transfusions, after telling the family it had been put down.
Dallas Firefighter Ryan Snow says he had no idea one particular call this week would have such an impact on him. Snow, along with other firefighters were called out to the 10300 block of Limestone Road on reports of a trapped animal.
Officials suggest that pet owners always seek consultation from a veterinary professional with pet health concerns. DIY care can often be dangerous.
Fort Worth broke ground Wednesday on a new building that could save hundreds of stray animals every year. It’s a way of treating sick animals in a crowded shelter that the city believes is groundbreaking in its concept.
More than 200 animals seized from a Celina no kill animal shelter earlier this month are now clean, well fed and prepped for new lives. And it’s taken a tremendous effort to make it happen.
Wednesday workers with the SPCA of Texas took custody of two cruelly treated dogs in Dallas. The seizure was the first for the new partnership between the SPCA and the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office’s Animal Cruelty Unit.
A veterinary team is tending to six search and rescue dogs in the Central Texas town of West along with several dozen injured and wayward animals following a fertilizer plant explosion.
Thirty years ago, Dr. Gene Giggleman was a Dallas veterinarian who thought chiropractors were quacks. Since then, he says he’s straightened out thousands of dogs and cats, not to mention the occasional snake, hamster, gerbil and guinea pig.