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Tue, Oct 9 | By Matt Van Hoven | 173

TEXAS - Three teenage boys could face up to 10 years in prison for torturing and beheading a dog earlier this week. The boys, whose names are being withheld allegedly kidnapped Tobey – a small dog owned by 16 year-old Stephanie Taver… more ›

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Bonnie K.
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Bonnie K.
5 years ago

what kind of children are we raising in this world when they do sick things like this?

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SuzzieQ
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SuzzieQ
6 years ago

how can anyone do this to a defenceless animal???why did they do this?? sick-minded people like this need to be locked up for as long as humanly possible. this had to do a lot with the parents to im sure!!!

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Suzanne P.
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Suzanne P.
6 years ago

How does one raise children in such a way that they would even dream of doing this? Dogs one day, people the next. Something is terribly wrong here - terribly wrong.

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Billie R.
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Billie R.
6 years ago

Uhhhh! I can't even read the rest of this story!

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Barbara K.
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Barbara K.
6 years ago

Give them hard labor, these are evil people.

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Linda W.
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Linda W.
6 years ago

Obviously these boys need more than punishment. They need significant therapy in order to be able to reenter society. I wouldn't believe it if they said they were remorseful any way.

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Linda L.
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Linda L.
6 years ago

These boys will undoubtedly do something like this again or even worse if the punishment isn't harsh enough. They should be made examples of so others won't follow suit. I say lock them up for many years.

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NTGuru
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NTGuru
6 years ago

how horrible. They need to stop slapping these kids on the wrist & get tough with them & their parents.

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Mary P.
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Mary P.
6 years ago

How horrific. I am so da*n tired of our laws having loopholes in them for these young criminals to do little if any time for these cruelty cases. Do society a favor & lock these kids up for a long time. Might as well lock their parents up as well since there seems to be no accountability for these kids. I'm so tired of these irresponsible parents!

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Justin D.
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Justin D.
6 years ago

thats meast up!

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Brendan L.
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Brendan L.
6 years ago

why are there so many messed up people like this? what caused this when they were young?

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EddieP
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EddieP
6 years ago

Put them away for ever. They don't deserve to live around decent humans.

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Balletkat
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Balletkat
6 years ago

Honestly, I don't care how much idle time these teens had. There is absolutely no excuse for such a vicious act! They should not be allowed out of prison or a mental hospital. They are sociopaths in the making.

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Jamie
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Jamie
6 years ago

Put the little monsters away for a LONG time. And not showing any remorse what does that tell you?

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collyn f.
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collyn f.
6 years ago

dispicable. jail them.. give them a fine.. make sure that they can't own any more animals for the rest of their lives!!

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Judi M.
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Judi M.
6 years ago

They should do to these "kids" what they did to the Dog.....If they need volunteers...Im available.I hate people who abuse animals.

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Mybffmojo
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Mybffmojo
6 years ago

that's sick

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Tami T.
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Tami T.
6 years ago

Sickos. Hope they get put away before they go on to become mass murderers.

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Tonycat
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Tonycat
6 years ago

Atrocious, mostly since they've shown no remorse. Still, ten years in prison is excessive. It might be better to give them 3000 hours of community service serving at an animal shelter.

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Jami  G.
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Jami G.
6 years ago

Those little sh*ts should be sentenced with life and get therapy while they're i jail. how in the world could anyone do this! And where the hell were their parents?

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Shirley B.
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Shirley B.
6 years ago

The boys should be tried as adults. They repeatedly tortured the dog which shows intent. They show no remorse which proves they knew what they were doing. These boys are killers. Lock them up.

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Jenn
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Jenn
6 years ago

That's so disturbing. They should get a minimum of fifteen years.

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Michelle R.
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Michelle R.
6 years ago

murder is murder. Species shouldn't matter. This sentence would be longer if they were to kill a man! I say LIFE!

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mike o.
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mike o.
6 years ago

I missed it, the article expired.

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Margene  W.
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Margene W.
6 years ago

Nothing but a bunch of cocky,smart aleck kids who thinks this is cool.Let them go to jail and they will be crying like a bunch of momma's boys!

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Lori  R.
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Lori R.
7 years ago

OH MY WORD! What can you say to this? Those teens to do something so unthinkable and cruel at their age one can only think how they will grow up and what they will do to a person. They should never be let out of prison.

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Butterflyanne
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Butterflyanne
7 years ago

Children that do something like this are very,very sick. There is truly something wrong with them. Don't be surprized if later in life they prey on people.

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Michelle H.
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Michelle H.
7 years ago

Anyone capable of cruelty is capable of anyting.

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Bbmalo
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Bbmalo
7 years ago

At the ages of 12, 13 and 15 they certainly know the difference between right and wrong! These kids are obviously damaged and need therapy and jail time to think about what they did, I can only hope that they dont come out 2 years later to torture more animals or progress to people.

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Krazydutchluv
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Krazydutchluv
7 years ago

THIS IS OUTRAGOUS!!!!!! MAKES ME MAD!!!!!! how culd anyone any age in ther right mind do this to a poor defensless dog. and of all ages that yung!!! i would punish my kid to the end for doing that to any living thing... i think that no matter wut they need to pay a fine... all three of them.... dont matter how old they r its just not right for them to just go to a trial for this... dont they have places for juvies like this???? how can ther parents not control them from doing that??? do the parents even care??? wut sick kids

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Ptaws
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Ptaws
7 years ago

This was an absolutely horrible story! What they did to the dog is incredibly harsh, evil, and completely cruel. I do hope they get the maximum punishment that they can get coming their way.

One further thought I have is....

Where is support on stories about cats that are killed? I see stories of dogs that are tortured and killed and the out pouring of support for the animal. But what about stories about the cats that are just as harshly and cruely killed? Cats are just as much lovable pets as dogs are.

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Larii
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Larii
7 years ago

This made me raging mad!!!

And I'm in shock.
How could a boy as young as 12 do such a thing?

If I was the owner of that dog...they'd never see the end of it.

Agh, what a horrible horrible act.

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ILOV3CORY
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ILOV3CORY
7 years ago

I cant believe this!! People have yet to learn the meaning of love!! They need to be punished for that! I wonder who their parents are and if they have taught them any better.

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Kim D.
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Kim D.
7 years ago

I don't see how anyone chould do that!

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Deborah H.
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Deborah H.
7 years ago

This is truly an outrage. I hope these misguided, obviously mentally ill teens are prepared for what will happen to them "behind closed doors" in the penal system. It's not gonna be pretty.

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Mcg8s
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Mcg8s
7 years ago

This isn't right. I think they need more jail time. Kids shouldn't these kinds of things. I don't understand how people can be so mean to animals. This is just wrong

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amy c.
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amy c.
7 years ago

NO REMORSE??!?? you have to be kidding me thats sickening. they should go to jail for life they are the type of people who are going to be serial killers or something! - this makes me sad!

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CaTy
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CaTy
7 years ago

The fact that three boys so young could even come up with an idea so horrific is beyond my reasoning. What have these boys gone through in their life where they feel it is okay to torturing a defenseless animal? And they show no remorse? Disgusting. If I saw these boys I would spit in all of their faces. Just thinking about how sad, scared and in pain that dog must have been brings tears to my eyes. Why do people do these things to animals? I honestly wish an eye for an eye with these three.

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1mommao
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1mommao
7 years ago

Let's just hope that some genius does not think they should have to do community service in an animal shelter....

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1mommao
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1mommao
7 years ago

HELLO>>>WHERE ARE THE PARENTS OF THESE MONSTERS. Why should they not be help responsible for the kids actions...OH they probably are all a bunch of backwards idiots. I'm sure this is only the beginning of their crimal careers....they have a long life ahead of them

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Heather R.
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Heather R.
7 years ago

I wonder why the witness watched and didn't do anything. They repeatedly threw the dog out the window? And then continued to watch while the dog was beheaded? Geez I don't understand that. It is a known fact that serial killers usually begin by torturing and killing animals. I hope these kids get the maximum sentence. Poor Tobey.

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AlisaVinson07
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AlisaVinson07
7 years ago

this is a awful story i cant belive they only get two years the people who watched should get two years and the boys should get ten years that is not good enouph because they probly want learn their lesson

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Shirleyjcampbell
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Shirleyjcampbell
7 years ago

The teens need to get more than just 2 years jail time for this. I do not understand how people can treat animals like this. it is horrible. and personally the Witness that watched them do this should be held accountable for letting it go on for so long also.

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Golfvek43
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Golfvek43
7 years ago

After a good butt whipping they should get jail time and then the parents should get the same...

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Tootieauntfruity
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Tootieauntfruity
7 years ago

Animal abusers go on to be human abusers. We need tougher laws and we need them now!

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silver d.
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silver d.
7 years ago

Sick "kids". If I were their parents I would disown them.

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Hageelectric
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Hageelectric
7 years ago

I can't even read the rest of the story, I'm so disgusted! I can't believe anyone would do that? I think those kids are old enough to know thats wrong and should be punished! They TORTURED that poor little dog!

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Abg8s
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Abg8s
7 years ago

the sad thing about this story is that alot of this happens all over the world to stray animals and no one ever finds out. these boys are probably gonna get off with community service. this was some ones dog or should i say family member. they should get the max regardless of age.

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Dragon6483
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Dragon6483
7 years ago

...and I really don't care about juvi laws. If they kids are weak and stupid and sick enough to do this and other things like that...lock them up. We don't need people like that out in society. You're telling me a 12-15 year old doesn't understand what they're doing? Give me a break.

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Dragon6483
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Dragon6483
7 years ago

That is SOO sad. I think they should get far beyond two years...and far beyond 10 years. Like I've said before, time and time again, I could only hope, in some sense of karmatic justice, that people who abuse animals get their cruelty returned to them somehow. It's sick.

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