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Young man charged with animal abuse after dog found deceased

Aug 6, 2019 | Animal Cruelty Charges

Being accused of a crime is no one’s idea of a positive situation. Still, individuals accused of animal abuse must try to make the best out of their predicaments by working toward reaching favorable outcomes for their cases. Though facing any type of criminal accusations can seem insurmountable, individuals do have legal options.

One young man in Texas may be having a number of concerns after recently being taken into custody on allegations of animal cruelty. According to reports, authorities had gone to the man’s home earlier this year after a disturbance call, and at that time, animal control tested a dog at the home for signs of abuse. Apparently, there was no reason for concern at that time. Recently, authorities came across that same dog by a fence, and it was deceased.

Details were not given on how authorities found the dog. The report indicated that a veterinarian indicated that the dog was dehydrated and had starved. The situation resulted in officers obtaining a warrant for the 20-year-old man’s arrest. He was taken into custody and charged with animal cruelty.

Though this Texas man is of a relatively young age, he faces a serious predicament that could have lasting consequences for him. He will undoubtedly want to do his part to face the animal abuse allegations against him in a meaningful way. It may work to his benefit to gain information on ways to defend against the charges and to learn how the exact details of his case could affect his options.