UPDATE: Vampire Vet Suspended & Charged with Abuse

5.1.14 - UPDATE - Vampire Vet Arrested2

The vampire vet of Texas, Lou Tierce, who told a family their dog needed to be euthanized but then kept him in a feces-filled cage for months to use him for blood transfusions, has had his medical license (at the very least) suspended and has been charged with animal cruelty.

Dr. Millard ‘Lou’ Tierce turned himself in to the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office around 7 pm on Wednesday after the accusations against him went public.  He has been charged with cruelty to (non-livestock) animals.  He was booked and quickly posted $10,000 bond.

Marian and Jamie Harris received a phone call from vet tech Mary Brewer alerting them that their dog, who they believed had been euthanized due to a degenerative spinal disease back in October, was alive and had been kept in a cage every day for the last six months so Tierce could use his blood for other dogs.

4.30.14 - Family Reunited with Dog Clinic Abused for Transfusions5

The Harrises stormed into the Camp Bowie Animal Clinic and found Sid in a cage in a back room.  Attorney James Eggelston said outside vet determined he had mange and showed clear signs of abuse and having been used for transfusions, but did not exhibit any signs of the disease Tierce said he had.

Tierce has admitted to holding onto five animals due for euthanasia, according to the order of temporary suspension.  The order also said there were unsanitary conditions at the clinic.

“Animal organs were kept in jars throughout the clinic. Bugs were visible in exam rooms. Stacks of drugs, trash, laundry, paperwork and other miscellaneous items were strewn about the examinations rooms, hallways, stairwells, operating room, laboratories, and offices of the Clinic,” the documents said.

For our original story, which includes a two-page document from the attorney, click here.

 

 

 

 

0 thoughts on “UPDATE: Vampire Vet Suspended & Charged with Abuse”

  1. If I am told my dog needs euthanized, that’s fine if that’s what he needs. But his body comes home with me. And if I’d have been in that family’s shoes, I’d have stormed in and beat that man to near death. To hell with the consequences.

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    • In most states it is now illegal to bury your own dog. States now require your euthanized pets to be cremated at the vet.

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    • According to other news articles, Sid is expected to make a full recovery following plenty of physical therapy and TLC.

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  2. What a horrible sick poor excuse for a human being….jail is too good for him..he needs the same treatment he gave these poor defenseless animals..

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  3. I hope they conducted a concurrent raid on his “farm” before he was able to dispose of evidence.
    And SIDS Family need to file a plea to the court that no assets can be disposed of- otherwise this monsters stolen assets will be moved from his name.
    A freaking insane man from Auschwitz!!

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  4. Very tragic story! Whenever I have had to have an animal PTS, I have always stayed with them till they crossed over and then had them individually cremated. Did Sids family not wish to have his body to bury or his ashes?

    Still what a horrid breach of trust, Thank goodness Sid is safe and on the road to recovery and this despicable human being is being charged.

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  5. So far the punishment does not come close to fitting the crime! This monster should be put down! And that family should not only receive payment for every penny of Sid’s care for the rest of his life, they should receive huge damages for all this emotional upset.

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