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Starving dogs, pets seized from Alief area home

On May 2, deputies went to a home in the 10500 block of Spine Lane with a seizure warrant. Geckos, emaciated pit bulls, iguanas and a 5-foot-long boa constrictor were seized.

HOUSTON – Starving pets were seized from an Alief area home and deputies say the owner could face some criminal charges.

Harris County Precinct 5 deputies say the animals were neglected and left without food for quite some time

On May 2, deputies went to a home in the 10500 block of Spine Lane with a seizure warrant. Geckos, emaciated pit bulls, iguanas and a 5-foot-long boa constrictor were seized. A blue crawfish was also taken from the home.

All the animals were placed in the care of the Houston Humane Society.

The Humane Society was awarded permanent custody Tuesday and they say the animals will be available for adoption and/or rescue placement soon.

HHS and the Harris County Animal Cruelty Task Force says they take animal crimes very seriously. If you know any animals that are abandoned or neglected please call 832-927-7297.