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Are you allowed to kill your own dog in Texas?

Dallas, TX |
Filed under: Animal law

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.

Attorney Answers 4


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


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

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


  4. Report it to the police