A small dog peers from a car at an Ukrainian army checkpoint near Kurakhove, Ukraine, Tuesday, March 3, 2015 on a road leading to Russia-backed separatists held territory. Ukraine's president signed a decree Monday opening the way to a formal request for international peacekeepers to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

Texas Advances Legislation Requiring Cops To Learn How To Not Shoot Dogs

House Bill 593 makes it mandatory for police officers to receive four hours of canine-encounter training. This training will include the understanding of a dog’s body language, its types of aggression, and how to approach it.