As winter sets in, we see the posts warning us that if we’re cold, our pets are cold, and to bring them inside during inclement weather.
Most pet owners who actually care about their charges know this instinctively, and while there are plenty of animals who can weather snow and ice (and even some dog breeds who love the cold), most domesticated dog breeds are not built to withstand freezing temperatures.
Parts of Texas have seen more snow, ice, and freezing temperatures over the past few days than they have in decades thanks to Winter Storm Uri. Many were unprepared for the cold and have been waiting out the week in homes that were not built for the current conditions.
But this case of animal abuse was more than a pet owner caught unawares, or a storm being more severe than expected — the dogs that were found by the