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Man Sentenced to a year in Jail for slicing his dog’s throat

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — A man will spend 365 days behind bars after cutting a dog’s throat. The man identified as Daniel Zamarita is charged with causing injury to his own pet by slicing his neck with a knife. According to officials the investigation started last year. His sentence was determined this week after being found guilty for provoking injury to his dog. Authorities are warning community members that abuse to animals is a serious offense and you will be held accountable just like...

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‘German’ Removed from Man Accused of Animal Abuse

Mission (KFXV) — To a story now, that made national headlines, last week. The dog in this video dragged by Mario Cardona last week is now in custody of a local dog shelter. This after, the recording of the incident went viral. A judge ruled that ‘German’ should be removed from Cardona’s family custody after the video went viral. An officer with the Mission Animal Control Department and Rosa Maria Cardona– wife of the suspect– testified this afternoon in court. The hearing stems from the incident that took place on February 16th, where 59-year-old, Mario ‘scooterman’ Cardona was recorded...

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Animal Abuse Video Goes Viral; Leads to Arrest

MISSION (KFXV) — Caught on camera in Mission, a man faces charges after dragging a German Shepherd with his motorized scooter. The video surfaced on social media accounts, and was sent to various media outlets. 59 year old, Mario Cardona captured on video saying it is his dog and not to worry. Animal Control inspected the canine, revealing the dog had injuries. Mission police investigators made contact with the suspect at his home advising Cardona of a warrant for his arrest for animal cruelty. Cardona received a $10,000...

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Pedestrian Fatally Struck While Walking Dogs

Mission (KFXV)– A fatal auto pedestrian collision that left the spouse of one Mission city council woman dead. The accident happened at approximately 6:30 this morning on the 29-hundred block of north bryan road in Mission. According to police, a pedestrian– who was walking his dogs,- was struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian has been identified as 59-year-old, Oscar Garza. Sources tell Fox News, he was married to Mission Mayor Pro-Temp, Norie Gonzalez Garza. Officials continue investigating this...

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Boy Sneaks Into Neighbor’s Garage to Hug Dog

A little boy in Louisiana was caught on a homeowner’s security camera running up to sneak a hug of their dog.The owner posted the adorable video on Facebook, trying to figure out who the kid was. Turns out, it’s their neighbor’s son whose own dog died last year. The little boy now has the owner’s permission to stop by for puppy love any time he wants. The family has since posted a few selfies of the boy with his new best...

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