Texas Principal Charged With Animal Cruelty

Rosa Martinez, 57, was charged after she surrendered her three dogs to a Houston animal shelter.
1:09 | 11/06/13

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We first introduced you last week -- -- a Maltese Poodle mix limping and aren't just two -- the facts about some very serious according to court documents -- was found by investigators with three inches of her leg bone exposed and dried out. The dog's owner 57 year old Rosa Martinez is charged with two counts of animal cruelty and Yemen and -- your custody. You've got a legal duty to basically. Provide food shelter and water to. Police say two other dogs were found that Martinez back yard and garage both malnourished and -- -- chronic staph infection the other. Had sores on his body. Martinez told us she had a hard time taking care of the dogs because of her busy schedule. She said after she noticed Brady's injury she gave up all three dogs to the Houston bureau of animal regulation and care Martinez told us quote it really upsets me I know you have to have advocates to protect them in my case. It's not fair I didn't do anything wrong and quote Martinez is the principal at the tiny private school in Houston where employment status could not be confirmed. -- of news time.

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