Bow . . . WOW!
After a long history of not allowing damages for loss of the companionship of a pet, a Texas court, in Medlen v. Strickland, 353 S.W.3d 576 (Tex.App.—Fort Worth 2011), has finally decided that dogs do in fact have a sentimental value that supports the awarding of damages. Since the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Heiligmann v. Rose, which was decided in