Millard "Lou" Tierce is the Fort Worth veterinarian who was allegedly harvesting blood from dogs he was supposed to euthanize until his office was raided earlier this year. Tierce, whose vet license was suspended last week, was initially arrested on a charge of animal cruelty. Somehow, though, a mi ... More >>
Just last month, we learned that Dallas Animal Services had around 30 vacancies in shelter and field operations that urgently needed to be filled -- this, despite a RIF process in October that saw 53 people laid off and replaced with temporary workers. At Thursday afternoon's Animal Shelter Commissi ... More >>
From our slideshow hereOn Friday, Assistant City Manager Forest Turner -- to whom I spoke for last week's cover story about cruelty, cronyism and incompetence at Dallas Animal Services -- sent out a memo to city council members updating them on progress made at DAS with regard to the Humane Socie ... More >>
Click to embiggen this chart from the Animal Shelter Commission presentationMerry afternoon, Friends. I'm here at City Hall for today's Animal Shelter Commission meeting. They'll be discussing the recently released, mildly damning Humane Society report on the troubled Dallas Animal Services, whic ... More >>
Michael Vick derails his career, divides the races and, hopefully, opens our eyes
I’ll have much more in this week’s paper version of Unfair Park, but in the wake of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick's officially pleading guilty to dogfighting charges this morning in Richmond, Virgina, I thought I’d pass along this interesting nugget: Chihuahuas are meaner than pit b ... More >>
In Texas, shoot as many feral pigs as you like. Just don't let your dog bite them.
Years of little or no regulation have made Texas a place where big cats prowl--and sometimes kill
To kill or not to kill--that's the $11 million animal shelter question
The city alleges that horses at Samuell Farm's private riding concession were mistreated
While critics howl, the SPCA of Texas dreams of opening a rural animal utopia. Meanwhile, Dallas kills hundreds of pets every day.