Roosevelt James Johnson of San Antonio is facing up to 25-years in prison if convicted in this Animal Cruelty case. Details surrounding the case are absolutely heartbreaking.

MORE ABOUT THE INCIDENT...

As reported by KVUE, Johnson tortured a young child's hamster during a domestic dispute in the West side of San Antonio, according to investigators. What a HORRIBLE thing to do in front of the child.

Because of Johnson's past convictions and other felony charges which include gun and drug possessions. The penalty will be pretty stiff for the incident. Up to 25 years in prison. Our hearts go out to the child and family that had to witness this.

NEW DOG LEASH BILL JUST PASSED:

Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Monday, the Senate Bill 5 the new“Safe Outdoor Dogs” Act. This will effectively ban the use of chain tethers on dogs left outdoors and empower law enforcement officers to act quickly when they find an animal in dire conditions.
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The new law requires dogs to have protection from the elements and a shelter that allows them enough room to turn around and lie down fully. This is long overdue! To add, the dog must have a properly-fitted collar and can’t be restrained with a chain.  The dog also can’t be restrained outside and unattended unless it has:

  • PROPER SHELTER
  • IS ABLE TO AVOID STANDING WATER AND ANIMAL WASTE
  • AMPLE SHADE
  • WATER FOR DRINKING
Violation will result in a Class C misdemeanor. If the offense is repeated it will be upgraded to a Class B misdemeanor.

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