Dog Owner Arrested for Beating Pet

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 2:56pm

HARLINGEN - A dog owner has been arrested after assaulting his pet and leaving the animal with a bloody nose and injuries to it's face.

Jose Gonzales was charged with animal cruelty after police received several phone calls from concerned neighbors heard yelping from inside the home. When officers arrived to the scene they noticed blood on the floor by the front door and found the dog in poor condition. An animal control officer was later summoned to take the dog to the animal shelter and Gonzales was jailed on a a $5,000 dollar bond.

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