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Animal Attraction: Houston SPCA Rescues Dog From Leghold Traps

Animal Attraction:  Houston SPCA Rescues Dog From Leghold Traps

Credit: Houston SPCA

by Stacy Fox

khou.com

Posted on July 9, 2010 at 5:56 AM

The Houston SPCA received a call on Thursday, July 8th from Harris County Animal Control about a dog trapped in a steel-jaw leghold trap.  Working with Harris County Precinct 1 Constable Jack Abercia’s Office, Houston SPCA Cruelty Investigators arrived to the property in Northwest Houston to find one dog trapped in a live-trap and a second dog, a Boxer-mix dog with one leghold trap on his right front foot and a second trap on his scrotum.  The dogs were quickly rushed to the Houston SPCA.  The Boxer-mix was anesthetized and his were wounds x-rayed and treated.

The case will be presented to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office for possible charges.

If you believe this may be your dog, please contact the Houston SPCA at 713-869-7722.

 

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