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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – For the next three months, the SPCA of Texas is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of people who have committed animal cruelty crimes in the area surrounding Dowdy Ferry and Teagarden Roads in Dallas.

Referencing the link between animal cruelty and human violence, SPCA President James Bias said, “Helping the Dallas Police Department bring these individuals to justice will help stop the cycle of abuse.”

Officials with the SPCA say they are committed to stopping the cycle of violence by maintaining an active Animal Cruelty Investigations team working in eight North Texas counties.

The group is encouraging the community to get involved and report suspected animal cruelty to local police and the SPCA of Texas. To report suspected cruelty or abuse call 214-742-SPCA (7722) or visit the SPCA of Texas website.

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