A new law goes into effect Sept. 1 in Texas to crack down on anyone in this state who tortures, poisons or seriously injures animals. This undated photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Desmond, a dog that was beaten, starved and strangled in Connecticut in 2012 by his owner, Alex Wullaert, who admitted to the violence but avoided jail time under a probation program for first-time offenders.
A new law goes into effect Sept. 1 in Texas to crack down on anyone in this state who tortures, poisons or seriously injures animals. This undated photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Desmond, a dog that was beaten, starved and strangled in Connecticut in 2012 by his owner, Alex Wullaert, who admitted to the violence but avoided jail time under a probation program for first-time offenders. AP
A new law goes into effect Sept. 1 in Texas to crack down on anyone in this state who tortures, poisons or seriously injures animals. This undated photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Desmond, a dog that was beaten, starved and strangled in Connecticut in 2012 by his owner, Alex Wullaert, who admitted to the violence but avoided jail time under a probation program for first-time offenders. AP

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