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  • Dog attacks its family of four in Florissant, sending three to hospital (Missouri)

    05/24/2018 8:41:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 55 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | May 23, 2018 | Christine Byers
    A pit bull-bulldog mix... attacked its own family of four Monday, sending three people to the hospital to be treated for their wounds. One adult and two teens, ages 16 and 13, were taken to the hospital to be treated ... Family identified the animal to police as a pit bull. Animal control called it a pit bull-American bulldog mix. ... Another adult in the home also was attacked, but was not taken to a hospital, he said. The dog is now in the custody of the St. Louis County Health Department... Florissant had an ordinance banning pit bulls, but...
  • How tabloids turned the pits who killed Tracy Garcia into “dachshunds”

    05/17/2018 10:40:53 AM PDT · by Norski · 43 replies
    Animals24-7 ^ | May 17, 2018 | Merritt Clifton
    ARDMORE, Oklahoma––Killed by a pit bull and a pack of pit mixes on the evening of May 10, 2018, Tracy Janine Garcia, 52, had by May 16, 2018 passed into legend via “hot-dogging” and flagrantly inaccurate tabloid headlines as the purported victim of an attack by dachshunds. Though the circumstances of the fatal attack near Ardmore, in rural Carter County, Oklahoma, are still unclear, Garcia was mauled outside her home by seven allegedly neglected and mostly pit dogs belonging to an unidentified neighbor, with little trace of any dachshund ancestry evident among them. Above: bull terrier. Below: the dogs who...
  • Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack arrested for 2017 dog attack

    05/16/2018 10:46:25 PM PDT · by Norski · 34 replies
    wmcactionews5.com ^ | May 16, 2018 | Lindsay Knowles
    GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - The woman who owns two pit bulls that attacked and killed a 75-year-old woman Wednesday in Gulfport has been arrested. Police say Emily Craft, 32, was arrested on a warrant for misdemeanor dog-at-large and vicious animal charges. Police say those charges stem from a July 2017 incident where Craft's two pit bulls entered someone else's yard and attacked that person's golden retriever. Officers were at the home on Deidra Court investigating the death of a 75-year old woman who was attacked by the same two pit bulls just before 8 a.m. Wednesday. The victim has not...
  • Pack Of Wiener-Type Dogs Maul Oklahoma Woman To Death

    05/16/2018 8:56:23 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    patch.com ^ | May 16, 2018 | Beth Dalbey
    A pack of seven dogs with legs shorter than an adult hand attacked an Oklahoma woman, inflicting injuries so severe she later died. ARDMORE, OK — A pack of vicious dogs, some of them described as predominantly dachshunds, or wiener dogs, mauled an Oklahoma woman to death last week. It's unclear what caused the dogs to attack Tracy Garcia, 52, outside her home near Ardmore on Thursday, but their owner could face charges, according to media reports. One of the dogs was shot after charging at a Carter County deputy who responded to the attack, and the other six were...
  • Woman is horrifically mauled by pack of four pitbulls who ‘chewed on her for 40 minutes

    05/10/2018 8:56:55 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 58 replies
    The Sun ^ | 5/10/18 | Guy Birchall
    Terri Cosby, 54, was walking through a street in Oklahoma City when she was attacked by the four raging hounds for 40 minutes.
  • Pit bulls attack service dog in DeLeon Springs; 1 shot dead

    05/07/2018 2:24:51 PM PDT · by Norski · 64 replies
    Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | May 7, 2018 | Patricio G. Balona
    “I have an emergency,” the woman said. “The dogs attacked. I have a shepherd, my husband’s PTSD service dog.”
  • The Bottom Line: More facts and information about the dangers of pit bulls

    04/30/2018 1:06:01 PM PDT · by Norski · 54 replies
    Today In Fort Smith ^ | April 29, 2018 | Dennis McCaslin
    While we here at Today in Fort Smith recognize the passion and depth of individuals who recklessly own, breed and champion the pit bull breed, the harassment, anonymous attacks and yes, even death threats, we have endured in the past week does nothing to change the facts of the dangers said animals present to society. This chapter started about two weeks ago when we detailed the attack of a child in Washington County by a pit bull that resulted in the mauling of the the toddler. The bottom line? We posted a cautionary warning for people not to comment on...
  • Deaf and partially blind dog stayed by side of 3-year-old girl lost in bush

    04/21/2018 1:37:45 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 55 replies
    SBS News ^ | 21 April 2018 | Kelly Benston/AAP
    SUCH A GOOD BOY, MAX! He stayed with his 3-year-old human who was lost near Warwick last night while we frantically searched for her. A deaf and partially blind old blue heeler named Max kept a three-year-old girl safe while she spent the night lost in Queensland bushland. Aurora was reported missing after she wandered away from her family property at Cherry Gully, south of Warwick at about 3pm on Friday. Max, 17, followed Aurora and stayed by her side as she slept overnight in bushland while temperatures dropped to 15 degrees Celcius. About 100 police, State Emergency Services workers...
  • Fairbanks Man Shoots Pit Bull Attacking Dog Being Walked By Two Girls

    04/19/2018 11:37:51 PM PDT · by Norski · 132 replies
    Fairbanks Daily Newsminer ^ | 4/19/18 | Dorothy Chomicz
    FAIRBANKS—A Fairbanks man critically shot a pit bull in Aurora Subdivision on Wednesday evening after it attacked another dog being walked by two girls. The pit bull was shot twice in the head and later euthanized by a veterinarian, according to Fairbanks police officer Doug Welborn. The 12- and 16-year-old girls were walking their rat terrier on the 2000 block of Bridgewater Drive when the attack happened. The girls were not injured, but the pit bull's owner was bitten while trying to stop the attack, according to Welborn. Vern Woods, 80, told the Daily News-Miner he was home watching TV...
  • Two sent to hospital in downtown Roanoke (VA) dog attack

    03/29/2018 10:56:23 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 41 replies
    WSLS TV 10 ^ | March 29, 2018 | Thom Brewer
    ROANOKE, Va. - Two people are in the hospital after a dog attacked them on the streets of downtown Roanoke Thursday morning. Witnesses say a man and woman were standing on 1st Street near Campbell Avenue when the dog approached them. They said the dog seemed friendly at first but then attacked the woman. The pair tried to fight it off but it would not release the woman. The dog attacked another man who tried to help. It tore his arm and refused to let go. Bystanders unsuccessfully used a cane, a hammer, and pepper spray on the animal. It...
  • Pit bull goes on rampage in Charlotte elementary school, bites 7 children

    03/20/2018 3:51:39 PM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | 3/20/2018 | Mark Price
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Seven children were bitten Monday afternoon after a stray male pit bull got into a southeast Charlotte elementary school and began chasing students as they fled for cover. ... Investigators said the stray dog first came into the school's playground area while the children were outside playing. School staff escorted children into the school as a precaution. However, the dog managed to get inside the school, ... The dog's owner was contacted by the school using information on the animal's collar tag. The owner picked up the dog and left the school prior to the arrival of Animal...
  • Father stabs family dog to save one-year-old

    01/08/2018 10:40:37 AM PST · by strider44 · 72 replies
    Boston.com ^ | 1/8/18 | AP
    <p>FALMOUTH MA (AP) - Police say a father stabbed his family’s dog to death after it started mauling his one-year-old daughter.</p> <p>The Boston Herald reports that according to Falmouth police the child was playing in the kitchen Sunday morning when the family pit-bull terrier attacked her, biting her face causing major trauma.</p>
  • People are leaving dogs to freeze to death in the bitter cold

    01/05/2018 11:57:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    washington post ^ | Jan 4, 2018 | Karin Brulliard
    Police in Hartford, Conn., charged a woman Thursday with animal cruelty in connection with a grim scene reported by a neighbor on New Year’s Day: a dog chained to a small shelter outside a home — and frozen solid. The incident was one of several similar deaths reported in recent days as bitter cold grips the eastern United States, prompting animal rescue organizations and local authorities to issue warnings about giving pets shelter. Several of the deaths occurred in Ohio. In Toledo, a dog was found frozen to death on a front porch last week. Three other frozen dogs were...
  • Eagles' Carson Wentz fires back at criticism over 'hunting buddy' dog

    01/03/2018 1:11:44 PM PST · by Daffynition · 92 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 1.3.2018 | Fox 29 Philadelphia
    Before his season was ended by a knee injury, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was making news for his playmaking ability. Tuesday, the MVP candidate made headlines with his response to a Twitter user who was critical of a hunting photo he posted to wish one of his dogs a happy birthday.
  • Woman, 56, is mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in her driveway in California

    01/01/2018 7:14:02 PM PST · by george76 · 99 replies
    DAILY MAIL ^ | 1 January 2018 | Mary Kekatos
    Deborah Onsurez, 56, was found Thursday morning in Modesto, California. Authorities believe multiple stray dogs attacked her in the driveway of her home. Onsurez's injuries were severe and she was pronounced dead at the scene. ... Stray dogs everywhere, that's Stanislaus County for you ... They're a big problem in area known as South Modesto. ... dog attacks aren't uncommon. In November, a pit bull attacked at least three people in Elk Grove, a suburb of Sacramento that's about 60 miles from Modesto. And in 2014, two separate pit bull attacks in Stanislaus County - one left a man dead.
  • How pets feel the cold compared to humans

    12/29/2017 11:10:27 AM PST · by Morgana · 28 replies
    wkbn ^ | Dec. 27, 2017 | Dave Sess
    Cold weather affects them, just like it affects us YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – With the promise that the cold blast that has hit Valley will stick around through the weekend, it’s important to make sure your pets are protected. Cold weather affects them, just like it affects us. They feel wind chill, too. Boardman veterinarian Dr. Donald Allen says smaller dogs are affected more. He says if you want to know what your pet feels in cold weather, go outside without your jacket.
  • Dog found ‘frozen solid' on porch in Ohio

    12/29/2017 10:40:16 AM PST · by Morgana · 20 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Dec. 29, 2017 | WOWK
    TOLEDO, Ohio (WKBN/AP) - A dog has been found frozen solid on an Ohio home’s porch as a bitter cold snap grips much of the United States. Toledo humane society cruelty investigator Megan Brown tells The Blade newspaper she doesn’t know how long the dog was outside Thursday when Toledo’s high temperature was expected to be in the teens (minus 11 to minus 7 degrees Celsius). A second dog was recovered shivering inside the home. The dogs’ owner says utilities had been shut off but he had been providing for the dogs while living elsewhere. He says he doesn’t know...
  • Bundle up! Life-threatening bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US with record-breaking...

    12/28/2017 9:43:12 AM PST · by Morgana · 54 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 28, 2017 | Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    FULL TITLE: Bundle up! Life-threatening bitter cold weather takes hold of northern US with record-breaking arctic blast bringing temperatures as low as 37 below zero Bitter cold weather has taken hold of much of the northern United States and is expected to stay put for days to come into the New Year. Forecasters warned of hypothermia and frostbite from arctic air settling in over the central U.S. and spreading east. The National Weather Service reported International Falls, Minnesota, the self-proclaimed Icebox of the Nation, plunged to 37 degrees below zero, breaking the old record of 32 below set in 1924....
  • The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred...

    12/17/2017 1:05:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 58 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Dec. 17, 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: The dog that looks like a BEAR: Russian animal shelter slams 'irresponsible breeders' who bred a chow chow with a mystery long-snouted breed An animal shelter has slammed 'irresponsible breeders' after a stray dog with the face resembling that of a bear was discovered living on the streets of Russia. The odd-looking dog was brought into an animal shelter in Chelyabinsk in south-central Russia's Cheliabinsk Oblast region and has baffled locals who say they have 'never seen anything like it before'. The stray dog, nicknamed Medvebaka from the Russian words for bear and dog, appears to have the...
  • Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says

    12/16/2017 2:07:04 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 174 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 16 at 2:45 PM | Kristine Phillips
    Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went out to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass. “Much to his horror, discovered that it was not,” Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew told reporters at a news conference Friday. Investigators in Goochland, Va., a rural community about 30 miles outside of Richmond, say the petite, 5-foot-1 young woman, who weighed a little more than 100 pounds, was mauled to death by her dogs, which...