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Dallas police seek help from public on two animal cruelty cases

Dallas police seek help from public on two animal cruelty cases

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Help find out who hurt this sweet dog. DPD

The Dallas Police Department is seeking help from the public on two separate animal cruelty cases, one involving a sweet-looking boxer-type dog, and the other involving cats.

Dog in Cedars
According to the DPD, someone tried to kill a dog and threw it in a dumpster.

On April 26, at about 9:20 am, a citizen found a small black pit bull type dog in a dumpster behind an apartment complex near the Cedars District at 2806 Holmes St. The dog had severe, life-threatening injuries to her head area.

DPD is requesting any witnesses that saw who injured the dog and/or who put the dog in the dumpster to contact DPD Crime Stoppers 1-877-373-TIPS or Detective H. Tamez, #8518, Animal Cruelty Unit at 214-671-0115.

Cats near Oak Lawn
Two cats have been found shot near the Oak Lawn/Maple Avenue district.

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying an animal cruelty suspect who has shot two cats in the area of 2400 Hondo Ave. on or about the dates of March 29 and May 11.

If you know who may have shot the two cats or have any information regarding the shooting, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-877-373-TIPS or the Dallas Police Department’s Animal Cruelty Unit at 214-670-7694 or 214-671-0142.