Thank Judge Crump for Upholding the Suspension of Kristen Lindsey's Vet License

Veterinarian Kristen Lindsey shot a cat through the head with a bow and arrow in April 2015, and then bragged about it on Facebook. Since then the Animal Legal Defense Fund has fought to hold Lindsey accountable at every turn, urging the District Attorney to charge Lindsey with animal cruelty, then testifying before the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners in support of revoking Lindsey’s license to practice veterinary medicine. 


In October 2016 the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, following a Proposed Decision by Administrative Judges of the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings, imposed only a temporary suspension of Lindsey’s license forbidding her from practicing veterinary medicine for one year, followed by a four-year suspension during which she can practice under supervision and must complete continuing education in animal welfare. This slap on the wrist pales in comparison to the cruelty that Lindsey committed against a defenseless cat named Tiger, who belonged to a neighbor. Still, Lindsey fought the decision, sending the case before another judge. 

On July 21, 2017, Judge Karin Crump upheld the temporary suspension of Kristen Lindsey’s veterinary license. Sign your name to our letter thanking Judge Crump for acknowledging the mountain of evidence showing that Lindsey’s behavior is incompatible with the trust placed in veterinarians.


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4423 2 weeks ago Mara Cain Arlington, TX
4422 2 weeks ago Jessica Black Denver, CO
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4418 3 weeks ago Anonymous Wylie, TX
4417 3 weeks ago Destany Boss West Plains, MO
4416 3 weeks ago Colleen McGinness IN
4415 3 weeks ago BRENDA IRVING Fort Nelson, BC
4414 3 weeks ago Mathias Klausen Kgs. Lyngby, AK
4413 3 weeks ago Michelle Hanson San Antonio , TX
4412 3 weeks ago Alexander Gornbein Guilderland, NY
4411 3 weeks ago Deborah Henson Kingwood , TX
4410 3 weeks ago Anonymous Pueblo, CO
4409 3 weeks ago Mary Wiggins West Chester, PA
4408 3 weeks ago BETHANY RUFFIN Pinellas Park, FL
4407 3 weeks ago Bernice Leibowitz York, SC
4406 3 weeks ago Leasa Steele Salem, OR
4405 4 weeks ago Diane Tattersall Rockville, MD
4404 4 weeks ago Anonymous Denver, CO
4403 1 month ago Anonymous FL
4402 1 month ago Debbie Kitzke Northglenn, CO
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