According to KBTX.com, Janet Ann Davis has been arrested and charged with a Class A misdemeanor assault charge after allegedly punching a pregnant Veterinary student in the face twice. The student was reportedly trying to give the dog a treat and muzzle the animal for an examination at the Texas A&M University Small Animal Hospital.
The student, who is seven months pregnant, suffered a cut to the face but no other injuries. It is unclear why the pet owner assaulted the student but she faces a maximum of 180 days in jail and a $4000 bond.
Texas A&M University Small Animal Hospital, located in College Station, offers both small and large animal clinics. From their website, “The Small Animal Hospital accepts emergency cases 24 hours a day. You do not need to call ahead to bring in small animal emergency cases.
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital accepts only select injured or ill wild animals (including small mammals, birds, amphibians and nonvenomous reptiles) for medical care. Primary Care for these animals is through the zoological medicine service. After-hour cases may be seen through the small animal emergency service. The emergency service does not accept snakes.
Wild animals that may present a health hazard (Bats, skunks, coyotes, raccoons or foxes), such as suspected rabies infection, should be handled by your local animal control agency and are not accepted at the VMTH. For healthy orphan wild animals, please contact your local wildlife rehabilitator for advice and help on placement and care. We highly recommend you call ahead for advice on what to do should you encounter wildlife before you touch it. In many cases uninjured young animals have their mother nearby and are not actually orphans.”
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