In a heartwarming story from Austin, Texas, a man-made sure that this puppy trusted him before he fostered her.  KHOU reports, Joe Rotunda fell in love with Alva as soon as he saw her on Instagram.  In the Instagram post, we learn that Alva also had a wobble syndrome. Little Alva was also infested with fleas and had a hard time moving, this was back in 2020.

In March 2022, little Alva was returned to the shelter because she had become territorial, defensive, and fearful. APA! said her physical limitations had led her to be self-protective, keeping a distance between herself and others. That didn't matter to Joe and the rest is history.

After a short time,  he earned Alva's trust, Rotunda became her full-time foster and transformed his home to be more accessible for her, including building her an outside ramp, blocking off his living room with barriers so she has a safe space to move around and adding kennels for her to decompress. We love this story, read the full story by clicking here. 


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DRAMATIC VIDEO: Texas Mom Wrestles Toddler Son Away from Dog

In a very scary moment captured in the Austin area when mother had to wrestle her young son away from a dog. According to a news report, Chante Wright-Haywood and her son CJ were walking out to their car, when a dog can be seen running towards the boy.

In the video below, which some may find disturbing, you see the dog run up to the boy and knock him down. The mom was eventually able to bring her son inside her home to safety.  You can hear her say, “It attacked CJ,”  in the video. According to a Facebook post, the dog also broke the hinges on the door.

A GoFundMe has been set up for CJ, for therapy and medical bills. click here for more information. The owners of this dog need to be held responsible for this.


 


 

VIDEO: Stray Dogs Viciously Tear Apart Cars at Houston Dealership

In something that looks like it comes out of a Horror movie! Video surveillance has recently emerged of stray dogs viciously tearing cars apart at a Houston area dealership!  According to abc13, two dogs tore apart vehicles at G Motors, a northwest Harris County car dealership off Cypress Creek Parkway. Employees said the incidents resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage. See the video below, courtesy of WFAA.

According to the article, this happened on three different nights, from November 6th-18th. The damage is estimated to cost between $100,00 to $350,00. Finance manager Imran Haq told ABC13 he thought "a wolf" was possibly responsible until reviewing the footage. Read the full story by clicking here. 

DUMB CRIMINAL IN TEXAS: 

Let's file this under the "dumb criminal' category. A Texas man was arrested after he stole a city-installed game camera. The man failed to realize that this camera was a city camera and was constantly sending images back to the city after he stole. It made the job of the Police really easy! According to a Live Oak Police Department post, the camera was sending images to the department and they believe the suspect was unaware. The suspect was quickly arrested.



VIDEO: Texas Thieves Yank ATM Right Out of the Store

A video has gone viral from Waco, Texas! It shows a group of thieves working together to basically yank an ATM out of a Waco convenience store.  What is going on with kids today? The three men in the video were using a stolen truck out of Waco, according to the police. The stolen ATM and car used in that theft were found dumped, nearby, later that day.  Take a look at the video that was posted to Dallas Texas TV Facebook page.


 


TX Coach Spends Over $5K on District Card at Strip Club-Resigns

A soccer coach from Bridgeport High School in the Houston area has resigned after allegedly spending over $5 thousand dollars at a Houston strip club. The former soccer coach JD Bales is accused of charging more than $5,400 on a district credit card at The Men’s Club, a Houston strip club, in July.

This all happened during the Texas High School Coaches Association annual convention. It appears that this coach had a little too much fun. According to the an article by yahoo news, the exact amount charged at the strip club was $5,455.18 and has been reimbursed back to the school district. The school district is not expected to file charges against BalesRead the full story by clicking here.

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