Betty Spencer McClendon

Business/Organization: B-Mac’s Kennels
Gender: Female
Approximate Age: 61
Date of Birth: Dec 2, 1949
Location: Rosenberg, TX (US)


May 29, 2009 - Rosenberg, TX (US)
Convicted: 32 dogs seized from shed

Sentence: McClendon plead guilty to all 32 counts of knowingly and recklessly failing to provide necessary food, water, care and shelter to the cocker spaniels. She was then sentenced to 365 days in jail, probated for 24 months, which is the maximum term of probation allowed for a Class A misdemeanor.

Requirements of the McClendon’s probation include serving 15 days in jail, paying a fine plus court costs, performing community service, and the continued timely repayment of the costs incurred treating the animals by the SPCA as ordered by the Judge Janssen in the seizure hearing.

McClendon is not allowed to have any additional pets, or involve herself in any animal breeding or care, during the period of her probation. She is also prohibited from participating in any animal-related clubs or associations.

McClendon will also be evaluated for mental health issues and obtain any necessary treatment at the direction of the Fort Bend County Community Corrections and Supervision Department. Cruelty to Animals in this case is a Class A Misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in the county jail and/or a fine up to $4,000 on each conviction. Since all 32 charges occurred at the same time, the punishment must be served concurrently. ... more...