Injured, malnourished dogs worth thousands found in stolen U-Haul truck in The Woodlands; This is what authorities say was going on
A woman and man were arrested in The Woodlands after authorities found multiple malnourished and injured dogs – some worth thousands of dollars – in the back of a stolen U-Haul truck on Aug. 30, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
Southeast Texas LINK Coalition addresses overlap between domestic violence, animal cruelty
HOUSTON – In response to the rise in domestic and animal violence cases, local agencies are partnering to form the Southeast Texas Link Coalition to combat the abuse. The Southeast Texas LINK Coalition aims to bring together agencies from across Southeast Texas to build a cohesive network that combats both animal violence and human violence. “By launching the southeast Texas Link coalition we hope to prevent, combat, and educate the public on the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty,” said Dr. Malone. A representative of the coalition said since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there has been an increase in domestic violence cases. Animal abuse cases are expected to go up as well.
Animal abandonment cases in Houston see 20% increase due to coronavirus pandemic, HSPCA says
HOUSTON The coronavirus pandemic has caused a huge shift in many peoples circumstances, which has led to a dramatic increase in animal abandonment cases, according to the Houston SPCA. Since mid-March, the HSPCA and multiple law enforcement agencies have investigated 187 abandonment cases 90 of which are still active and, according to Adam Reynolds, Chief of Animal Cruelty at the Houston SPCA, that is about a 20% increase. Just in the past 30 days, 11 animals that were found in deplorable conditions have been rescued, according to the HSPCA. According to the HSPCA, eight dead animals were also found inside the home. Reach out to the Houston SPCA or your local animal shelter rather than leaving an animal to suffer or die.People can report animal cruelty by calling 713-869-7722 or file a report at HoustonSPCA.org.
Woman charged with animal cruelty after sheriffs deputies find 3 dead dogs
CHICAGO, IL Three dead dogs were found in a Kane County home, but neighbors werent surprised. In addition to multiple animal complaints filed with the sheriff, CBS 2 found reports made to Kane County Animal Control, with details that are eerily similar to Chesterfields felony case. In 2011, a caller noted that there are 20+ dogs in the house and dead dogs in the house.CBS 2 asked Animal Control for the follow-up paperwork to that incident, but was told there isnt any. Animal Control did act in 2019, forcing the homeowner to surrender all her dogs. The doors at Animal Control were locked because of COVID-19.
Police: Man caught on camera choking ex-girlfriends dog
(AP) A Louisiana man was recorded on a doorbell camera choking his estranged girlfriend's dog, police said. Shane Michael Mitchell stole the dog, Rubyjean, and choked her on Sunday after arguing with his estranged girlfriend, Slidell police said in a news release. The beautiful sweet Rubyjean is safe! I had the opportunity to meet Rubyjean this afternoon, and she was as sweet and well-mannered as could be, Fandal said Tuesday. "We are glad this had a happy ending for both the dog and her owner.