Vampire Vet Slapped with $1 Million Lawsuit

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Millard Lucien “Lou” Tierce, the Fort Worth, Texas veterinarian who told a family their dog needed to be euthanized but then kept him caged for blood transfusions, has now been served with a $1 million lawsuit in addition to having his license suspended.  He is also facing animal cruelty charges and may permanently lose his license.

Marian and Jamie Harris brought their 170-pound Leonberger named Sid to Camp Bowie to be treated for a minor anal gland issue in May of 2013.  Tierce recommended a cold laser treatment be performed, which was less invasive than surgery.  The couple agreed, and believed Tierce when they were told Sid would need to be kept at the clinic over the summer.

In September, the family was told that Sid was suffering from a congenital spinal disease and needed to be euthanized.  Not wanting their dog to suffer, they sadly consented.  But in April, vet tech Mary Brewer, who had been fearful for her job security, finally stepped forward.  She told the Harrises that Sid was still alive, and had been spending 23.5 hours a day in a crate so he could be used for blood transfusions.

Jamie and Marian stormed into Camp Bowie and released Sid, who had spent six months covered in his own urine and feces and suffering from stress-induced mange.

Tierce turned himself into authorities and admitted to holding five other animals due to be euthanized, including his own dog, resulting in the suspension of his license to practice medicine.  He is facing animal cruelty charges for the lack of care given to his Border Collie.

An outside vet determined that Sid did not have a congenital spine defect, but that he does have bulging discs.  Sid was injured when, during one of the rare occasions he was bathed, an employee “flipped” him into a bathtub, causing him to land in an unnatural position.  He now suffers from some paralysis, and will eventually need to undergo surgery.

The Harrises are now suing Tierce for $1 million in monetary relief to cover Sid’s medical care and for all of their pain and suffering.

To see the entire petition (lawsuit) against Tierce, click here.

 

 

 

 

9 thoughts on “Vampire Vet Slapped with $1 Million Lawsuit”

  1. This man should get some time in the jail and have restrictions on his license. One million would not cover the pain and suffering of a human. Although this is an animal he is someone’s family member and trusted the care of their loving dog to him for months. This is a really horrible situation. I am hoping for a fair restitution, for the now needed emotional damage to the dog’s family as well as to the dog.

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    • Restrictions on his license? He should LOSE his license! He’s a terrible person! Put him in prison for 2 yrs like the dog was!

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  2. He should lose everything. 1 million is a start. Taking away his license permanently is a no brainer. He also needs jail time. Not that it’s right, but he is not citizen abusing a dog. He is the one that is supposed to help and heal the dogs(all pets). In my eyes this makes him worse than the others.

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  3. This piece of shit old fart should be put in jail and rot the rest of his pathetic life with no showering and toilet privileges so he can shit and piss on himself!

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  4. The punishment is simple, the vet should be jailed and used as a blood donor for a year. That is while sitting in his own urine and feces! This creature should not be allowed to come close to an animal ever again!

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  5. may lose his license? Are you kidding me? Revoke this license – he’s not fit to practice. I hope he goes broke through this lawsuit – prayers for the poor dog who was let down by the vet who was suppose to be taken care of him.

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