A Texas family recently brought in a 14-foot alligator from behind an RV park. This is only three inches shorter than the Texas state record. David Fontenot, a 56-year-old resident of Zavalla, Texas captured the giant beast with the help of his son-inlaws just two days before Gator Fest. The annual festival in Anahuac celebrates the outdoors and alligators. It also includes a gator round-up.
Alligator season in Anahuac, Texas has been good to David Fontenot. Last year during Texas Gatorfest, he caught the biggest alligator of the day, winning the contest with an 11.5-footer from the George Ruby Bend of the Trinity River behind the Alligator Alley RV Park. This year on Sept. 14, just two days before Gatorfest 2022 was set to begin, Fontenot and his family lugged in a 14-foot gator from the same water behind the same RV park, leaving Fontenot just three inches shy of the Texas state record.
Anahuac Gator Fest runs from Sept. 16-18
In Chambers County, Texas, where the alligator population outnumbers the human population almost 3 to 1, a 14-foot-long alligator has been captured from the waters off of Alligator Alley RV Park in Anahuac. The alligator is just three inches shy of the state record. David Fontenot, a 56-year-old resident of...
HOUSTON — On Saturday, a Crosby family was reunited with their dog that had gone missing about two weeks ago. The Garzas were searching for Wolfie in Baytown when they followed some leads that ended up taking them to Baytown Animal Services. Once they got there, they saw a flyer for a mega pet adoption event being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
More Than 70 Emaciated Animals Severely Neglected Now Under Professional Care. Houston SPCA Animal Cruelty Investigators and the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office rescued dozens of emaciated farm animals last yesterday including two donkeys, two horses, 11 goats, a dog and 58 birds that included ducks, turkeys, geese, chickens and guinea fowl who were roaming among deceased animals at a Dayton property off CR 401.
DAYTON, Texas — More than 60 emaciated farm animal, who were found roaming around other dead livestock, were rescued from a property in Dayton on Thursday. Houston SPCA animal cruelty investigators and deputies with Liberty County Sheriff’s Office rescued the animals from a Dayton property off County Road 401.
A big girl with an even bigger heart, this sweet pooch is looking for a family to love and cherish her! Our Adoptable Dog of the Week is Winnie, a year old Pitbull Terrier and Great Dane mix from Dayton, Ohio. She is spayed and working on her training with Dayton Dog Training Club volunteers. Winnie is a young, friendly dog, but due to her size, she’d do best in a family without young kids she could inadvertently knock down during playing. As for cats and dogs, it’s best to inquire more directly from her rescuers about her previous experiences – and maybe arrange a meet with your pet, if you already have one.