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Cruelty to animals does not require criminal conviction to justify discipline of veterinarian

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A Texas veterinarian who killed her neighbor's pet cat with a bow and arrow and proudly posted a picture of the kill to Facebook, causing a news uproar as thousands of incensed people voiced their opinion to the state veterinary board, can be disciplined for her actions despite not being convicted of a criminal charge of animal cruelty, a Texas appellate court ruled in April.

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