Texas Health and Safety Code - HEALTH & SAFETY § 822.004. Destruction of Dog

The destruction of a dog under this subchapter must be performed by:

(1) a licensed veterinarian;

(2) personnel of a recognized animal shelter or humane society who are trained in the humane destruction of animals;  or

(3) personnel of a governmental agency responsible for animal control who are trained in the humane destruction of animals.

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