Thursday, April 30, 2015

Texas: Yesenia Garza charged with animal cruelty for starving her pit bull

TEXAS -- A woman has been arrested on an animal cruelty charge after a severely malnourished young pit bull was found by local authorities.

Yesenia Garza, 37, was charged Wednesday with cruelty to non-livestock animals, failure to provide care at about 5:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of Saguero Lane.


Laredo Animal Control had called police to notify them of an animal cruelty case on Saguero in East Laredo. LPD reports state that a pit bull had no food and “little to no water,” according to police.

Investigator Joe E. Baeza, LPD spokesman, said officers “could see the dog’s bones (protruding) through his skin.”

(Laredo Morning Times  - Apr 30, 2015)

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