KRXI FOX 11 Reno - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Possible bill requires counseling for animal abusersRENO - Animal advocates from across the state are lending support for Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle's bill that will require mandatory counseling for anyone convicted of animal abuse. The bill will require the abuser to pay for their own counseling.It was sparked by the case of Jason Brown who is being held in the Reno Court pending trial on animal cruelty charges. He is accused of dismembering seven animals.Brown is due in court at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday for a status hearing on his case.