ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Dr. Robert Kevin Lynch pleaded guilty to 2 counts of felony cruelty to animals for poisoning and killing 2 dogs in December of last year.
Lynch was sentenced to 2 years probation, a $1,500.00 fine and restitution in the amount of $3,107.41.
Lynch was named Chief of Surgery at Odessa Regional Hospital in 2010.
Odessa police said back in January 2017, Lynch poisoned three dogs with raw meat mixed with Advil, antifreeze, rat poison and grapes.
Odessa police say Lynch fed two large dogs, Yuki and Brownie, and one small dog, Zoe, toxic substances.
Yuki had kidney failure, Brownie went into respiratory cardiac arrest, both dogs died. Zoe survived her injuries.