Are you allowed to kill your own dog in Texas?

Asked about 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

I didn't do this but I know someone that did. Stabbed her dog multiple times, it didn't die so got a gun and shot it. Then chased down another dog and shot that one too.

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  1. J. Trenton Bond

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    Answered . What you described is animal cruelty and it is a crime. Please contact your local law enforcement agency.

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  2. Laurie Michelle Higginbotham

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    Answered . No. There are state laws prohibiting cruelty to animals (think Michael Vick going to prison for dog fighting!) Report this individual to the police.

  3. Jeremy Louis Geller

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    Answered . you should call the police and have the person arrested for every charge that is possible under the law.

  4. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . Report it to the police

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