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Petitioning Mayor of San Antonio Mayor Castro and 13 others

Don't Let Buddy Meet Bruno's Fate! Support Buddy!

Judge Daniel Guerrero is appointed by the City Council of San Antonio. He, along with others in this city, have been making decisions and determinations DISREGARDING laws. Most recently, Judge Guerrero ordered a dalmatian (neutered, up to date on shots, raised with a chocolate lab since puppies) killed because he bit the next door neighbor. Kathy Davis, Animal Care Services Director, consistently emails people about this claiming the Judge did the right thing and this young girl (the girl is almost 18) was severely bitten, and that the owners should have done a better job training the dog. The facts are such: Owner has dogs in the backyard with a 6' privacy wooden fence all the way around. Seventeen (17) year old neighbor climbs on a chair and leans over the fence to look for her cat. Dalmatian, Bruno, jumps up protecting his property and bites this girl. The fact is, this girl was trespassing. The Judge and Kathy Davis (who is not an attorney) claim that the only way it could be trespassing is if the girl's entire body was in her neighbor's yard. This is UNTRUE and NOT THE LAW! If this Judge had read Section 822 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, looked at case law, and took basic property law, he would have realized she did, in fact, trespass. Instead, he ordered this dog killed. The family is devastated, and the important thing is, this is NOT the first time this Judge made a ruling like this. The last time, Marley the yellow lab, was deemed dangerous by this Judge. After appealing, the appellate court reversed Judge Guerrero's ruling. Unfortunately, this Judge gets away with too much. He is designated the Animal Court Judge, but he knows NOTHING about animal law whatsoever. This is a simple case where a dog was protecting its property. If not in Texas, then where?! The City Council needs to fire this judge, for Bruno and for all of the other dogs he ordered to kill and who he will order to kill illegally. Make San Antonio be the city it claims--progressive. Once the rest of the state realizes how much of a "good ole boys club" San Antonio is, maybe San Antonio will become the great city it claims--and even may host the Olympic Trials. For now, things need to change though. 

This petition was delivered to:
  • District 10
    Carlton Soules
  • District 9
    Elisa Chan
  • District 7
    Cris Medina
  • District 6
    Ray Lopez
  • District 4
    Rey Saldana
  • District 3
    Leticia Ozuna
  • Director of Animal Care Services
    Kathy Davis
  • District 8
    W Reed Williams
  • District 5
    David Medina
  • District 2
    Ivy Taylor
  • Texas Governor

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