In December 2019. someone shot Clarence, a Staffordshire Terrier, in the face --- twice. Ft. Bend County authorities now accuse Timothy Holloway, Clarence's owner at the time, of the cruelty. Today (6-26-2020) they arrested 33 year old Holloway and charged him with animal cruelty of a non-livestock animal. That's a third degree felony. According to officials, Holloway admitted to shooting his dog. He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
Clarence is a tough 10-year-old terrier --- he survived the shooting. He had several major operations and fragments of bullets remain in his face. He is blind in one eye. Helping with Clarence's recovery is Wag Again Rescue. "Animal abuse will not be tolerated in Fort Bend County and we will prosecute offenders to the fullest extent of the law," says Fort Bend County officials.
photo: Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office