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  • New Mexico man explains how he survived a bear attack

    08/14/2018 12:15:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    KRQE ^ | Aug 14, 2018 | Francesca Washington
    RATON, N.M. - A New Mexico man is sharing his story of survival after he was attacked by a bear while walking his dogs. He killed the bear while its jaw was clamped around his leg, and the jaw stayed that way for a while. ... When he saw me, he pinned his ears down and immediately made a big charge at me," said Petrini. That's when the struggle began. "Down the hill, we went again rolling and he had bit me a time or two but he was never able to get on my upper body, so my legs...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/11/2018 4:50:56 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 81 replies
    Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical Examiner’s Office, NC Wildlife Resources Commission and Animal Control. The investigation revealed she had been attacked by dogs. Law enforcement searched the neighborhood and located two pit bull dogs with physical evidence reflecting the dog’s involvement.
  • Pit bull shot and killed after allegedly biting Suffolk woman

    08/11/2018 11:29:08 PM PDT · by familyop · 41 replies
    WTKR.com news, Tribune Broadcasting ^ | August 8, 2018 | Nick Boykin
    SUFFOLK, Va. — A man allegedly shot a pit bull while trying to help a woman who was attacked by the dog Wednesday around 12 p.m. The woman was in the 100 block of Chestnut Street when the dog reportedly latched onto her hand and would not let go. This is when the man, in an attempt to help the woman, shot the pit bull killing it, according to Suffolk Police. The woman was able to drive to the hospital for treatment. She has already been released from medical care. Police tell News 3 the incident remains under investigation.
  • Rabid beaver attacks father, 7-year-old daughter kayaking on river

    08/10/2018 8:14:08 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 50 replies
    WBAL ^ | 8/10/18 | Chelsea Robinson
    Synopsis: A rabid beaver attacked a man and his young daughter kayaking down a river in PA. The father beat the beaver with a pole until it gave up on him and bee-lined for the daughter. Father goes in the water to protect daughter and ends up beating the beaver to death. Video of the attack Story excerpt:A peaceful day on the water turned to terror for a father and daughter in Pennsylvania. Dan Wherley explained to Fox 43 that he and his 7-year-old Layla were kayaking on the Conewago Creek in Adams County when a beaver took to viciously...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/10/2018 3:03:59 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    Montgomery Herald ^ | August 10, 2018 | Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins
    released this statement Friday, August 10. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical...
  • Grandma’s Pit Bull Mauls Toddler: Child Second Kid Victim of ‘Vicious’ Dog

    08/09/2018 11:53:52 AM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    My News La ^ | August 5, 2018 | Contributing Editor
    An 18-month-old girl suffered serious wounds to her face when she was mauled by her grandmother’s pit bull — the second time the same dog attacked a child, officials said Sunday. The toddler was hospitalized, and may have also suffered an injury to one of her eyes in the attack. The dog had attacked a child two years ago, and was released under strict conditions to its owner, the grandmother. This time, she ordered the dog killed. The attack was at 7:40 p.m. Friday at a Riverside home on Fern Avenue in the Casa Blanca neighborhood, said Riverside County Department...
  • Service dog shot during apparent attack on owner’s boyfriend

    08/07/2018 12:01:11 AM PDT · by Norski · 40 replies
    News 7 Miami ^ | August 5, 2018 | Staff
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  • South Side Woman Killed By Pit Bull

    08/04/2018 10:08:00 PM PDT · by Norski · 246 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | August 4, 2018 | staff
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A 57-year-old woman is killed after being attacked by a pit bull on Chicago’s far South Side. It happened near 101st and South Calhoun around noon Saturday. Police said when officers arrived at the scene, the dog charged at them. Both officers fired their guns killing the dog. The victim was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. The dog bit her throughout her body, including her neck. Police are still investigating. It’s unclear where the dog’s owner was. CBS 2 has confirmed the woman’s name is Karen Brown. Her nickname was “Punchie.” pw South...
  • Saline County Woman Mauled by Dogs While on a Walk

    07/31/2018 11:57:28 PM PDT · by Norski · 68 replies
    FOX16.Com ^ | July 30, 2018 | Rebecca Jeffrey
    SALINE COUNTY, Ark. - The sound of a barking dog echoes down terrace drive. A sound that may haunt Bobby Brimer. "I mean it hurts to even think about what I've seen," he said. Monday morning, returning from errands, he turned on a road he's driven up for 30 years, only to witness an horrific attack. "Seen these dogs dragging a woman down the road into the ditch." He jumped out of his truck with his cane and tree trimming tools and tried to beat away the 8 or 9 dogs from the helpless woman. "She was laying in the...
  • Child suffers substantial injuries from pit bull attack

    07/28/2018 1:41:17 AM PDT · by Norski · 39 replies
    WOWT6 NEWS ^ | July 27, 2018 | Mason Mauro
    OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Police were called to a residence on Laurel Ave. just before 6 p.m. on Friday for reports of a pit bull attack. A 10-year-old girl suffered substantial injuries from the attack, especially to the facial area. The injuries are not life-threatening, but the girl was taken to the University of Nebraska Medical Center for surgery. "In 20 years of law enforcement, I've seen lots of stuff. This one was rather difficult to see her in the hospital. I haven't seen anything quite like that in my career," said Lieutenant Jake Ritonya. Police said the pit bull...
  • Rapid City officer shoots, kills dog that attacked police K9

    07/26/2018 12:07:33 AM PDT · by Norski · 25 replies
    ksfyABC ^ | July 24, 2018 | staff
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  • Veteran who killed pit bull, owner of pit bull speak out about dog shot at Nassau animal clinic

    07/21/2018 11:35:48 PM PDT · by Norski · 77 replies
    CBS47 FOX 30 Action News Jax ^ | July, 19, 2018 | Ryan Nelson
    James Strickland, the Army veteran who shot and killed a pit bull, shared his story with Action News Jax. The owner of the pit bull Strickland killed, Moustapha Ba, spoke to us as well. The men share love of their dogs and the pain of Wednesday morning. “There wasn’t anything I had to do in many, many, years harder than take that dog’s life,” said Strickland. Strickland said he regrets being in that position, but doesn’t regret his decision to fatally shoot the pit bull. He said doing so may have saved his dog’s life. Ba is asking what could...
  • Dutchess County teen continues growth, recovery 9 Years after dog mauling

    07/16/2018 5:08:36 PM PDT · by Norski · 23 replies
    ABC7NewYork ^ | July 16, 2018 | Tim Fleischer
    sharetweetshareemail PETS & ANIMALS Dutchess County teen continues growth, recovery 9 years after dog mauling Ad Duration00:00 Current time01:44 Seek % buffered 00:14 Duration02:15 Volume EMBED More Videos AJ Ross reports on the fourth death from the Union City fire. By Tim Fleischer Updated 1 hr 48 mins ago ARLINGTON, Dutchess County (WABC) -- Nine years after he was viciously mauled by a dog, Frankie Flora is going in for more surgery but still with an amazingly positive attitude. "It's laser surgery," he said. "So it will take this and like some of the red spots like that and just...
  • Second fox dies after Audubon Zoo jaguar attack, bringing death toll to 8

    07/15/2018 3:04:03 PM PDT · by BBell · 39 replies
    https://www.nola.com/ ^ | 7/15/18 | Hanna Krueger
    Another fox has died after being mauled by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure Saturday morning (July 14) at Audubon Zoo, officials said Sunday. The fox's death brings the overall number of animals killed by the escaped jaguar to eight. Zoo officials announced Sunday morning that a fifth alpaca had also succumbed to its injuries. In total, five alpacas, two foxes and one emu were killed by Valerio the jaguar, who escaped his enclosure Saturday morning. One other fox was injured in the attack and continues to be monitored by the zoo's veterinarians.
  • 'One more shot, he's still breathing': Brutal pit bull attack leaves bloody scene

    07/14/2018 4:51:37 PM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    Fox19 ^ | July 13, 2018 | Stefano DiPietrantonio
    TAYLOR MILL, KY (FOX19) - A brutal pit bull attack in Taylor Mill recently sent two people to the hospital and left their home looking like the scene of a massacre. It all happened Thursday just before 11:59 p.m. on St. Matthews Circle. A call came in about a dog bite and police responded. "Where you at?" an officer can be heard asking on body camera as he followed the sound of a man struggling with an animal in the backyard. Taylor Mill Police rolled-up on the yard to find the family's pit bull actively attacking the man. In the...
  • Chainsaw Attack Suspect Was Removed from US 11 Times: ICE ( California )

    07/14/2018 6:52:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 63 replies
    Channel 7 - San Diego ^ | Jul 13, 2018 | R. Stickney
    The man arrested and accused of using a chainsaw to attack his wife had been removed from the U.S. 11 times since 2005, immigration officials confirmed Friday. Alejandro Alvarez Villegas, 32, was arrested in Chula Vista, California on allegations he tried to kill his wife with a chainsaw in front of their three children at the couple's home in Whittier. "Department of Homeland Security databases indicate Mr. Alvarez-Villegas is a serial immigration violator who has been removed from the United States 11 times since 2005," a spokesperson for the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said. ... Alvarez was found...
  • A Montreal Beach Just Banned All Dogs After A Pit Bull Attacked A Swimmer

    07/13/2018 10:42:52 PM PDT · by Norski · 42 replies
    mtlblog.com ^ | July 13, 2018 | Sara Lombardo
    Pit bulls have never had the best reputation in Montreal, or really in any other city. Especially over the last couple years there's been a lot of back and forth on whether or not a pit bull ban will be enforced in the city. After Valerie Plante was elected mayor, dog owners thought the fight was over as the pit bull ban was revoked. But, for the last few months Bill 128 has still been in talks, and it doesn't look good for the dogs. Despite the bad rep, there are still a few places in and around Montreal that...
  • George Webb employee seriously injured after attack from man who went behind counter

    07/06/2018 9:41:02 PM PDT · by BBell · 23 replies
    MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police are looking for the man who went behind the counter of a south side George Webb Restaurant and punched an employee in the face. It happened Friday, June 29 -- just after 1 a.m. at the restaurant near S. 21st and Mitchell. Police say the woman was seriously injured and was transported to an area hospital. Police say they are now searching for a known suspect. Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan sent the surveillance video to WTMJ sister station TODAY'S TMJ4 -- and hopes the public can help the Milwaukee Police Department locate the suspect as soon...
  • Dave Smith on Bear Spray or Firearms for Defense against Bears

    07/05/2018 5:00:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 25 June, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Dave Smith has studied bear behavior and bear attacks extensively. He has written books on how to survive bear encounters and animal attacks.  I have corresponded with Dave Smith. I find Dave to be the most knowledgeable, well read, and capable critic of the current literature.  Dave has worked prodigiously to understand the studies about the effectiveness of bear spray and firearms in stopping bear attacks. In November of 2017, Dave put a great deal of thought into an exchange of comments at a Wyoming public media site. I contacted Dave, and he agreed to allow me to edit and...
  • RANDOM STRANGER TAKES KID’S MAGA HAT, THEN TOSSES HIS DRINK ON HIM

    07/04/2018 7:27:14 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 256 replies
    <p>The ongoing harassment of Trump supporters by “courageous” liberals reached another level on Tuesday night when a random adult stranger approached a group of teenagers at a San Antonio, Texas Whataburger and not only stole a MAGA hat one of them was wearing, but tossed his drink on him as well.</p>