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Amarillo man charged with animal cruelty

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Juan Chavira Juan Chavira

Amarillo, TX - An Amarillo man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after allegedly cutting off a puppy's ears.

According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 30-year old Juan Chavira then allegedly attempted to sew the ears back on.

Lubbock police found the pit-bull puppy in the back of Chavira's vehicle, covered in blood.

The puppy is now under the care of Lubbock Animal Services and they say he is in good condition.

Chavira's case will go to a grand jury this month.

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