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  • Woman bursts into tears after a neighbor shot her pet pit bull

    11/22/2017 3:38:48 PM PST · by Teflonic · 70 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/22/17 | James Wilkinson
    A desperately sad video showing a woman's despair after her pet pit bull was shot dead has started trending on YouTube.In the video, titled 'My dad killed a pitbull with his glock. Please like plus subscribe', the woman wails, 'That is my baby! That is my baby!' as a man tries to stop her entering the home.From off-camera comes a gaggle of male voices, one of whom says: 'I had to, he came in the house, he came after me, I'm sorry.The man who shot the dog also apologizes, and says that 'the dog came at me,' while a defiant...
  • Woman says she was bitten by emotional support dog in JetBlue check-in line

    11/14/2017 4:18:30 PM PST · by ransomnote · 55 replies
    ksbw.com ^ | Nov 14, 2017 | no byline
    SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. — A Massachusetts woman is still recovering more than a week after a pit bull bit her while she was waiting to check in for a flight. Brittany Langlois was standing in the check in line for JetBlue at the Orlando Airport before her flight back home when a pit bull tore at her leg. “The line kept moving and the next thing I know I am bit,” Langlois said. “I turn around and the owner is reeling the dog back in. Langlois was with her girlfriend Heather Cox and the couple immediately tried to find out if...
  • Reward for tips leading to arrest of pit bull's killer hits $33,000

    10/17/2017 8:26:38 PM PDT · by Tarasaramozart · 16 replies
    Sun Sentinal ^ | October 17, 2017 | Susannah Bryan
    The reward for tips leading to an arrest in the case of a pit bull stabbed more than 50 times and stuffed in a suitcase is now $33,000. An animal activist from Davie is putting up $10,000. A Homestead veterinarian is donating $5,000. PETA is putting up $10,000 and CrimeStoppers is offering $8,000 — including $5,000 from an anonymous donor. Ollie the pit bull died Thursday night, two days after a passerby found a blue suitcase with a paw sticking out and called police. Dr. Robert Prosek, a vet in Homestead, says he was haunted by the story. “I have...
  • Blind Man’s Service Dog Attacked by ‘Fake’ Service Dog on Sacramento Train

    10/10/2017 12:33:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 74 replies
    The incident happened just over a week ago at the Regional Transit Station at 16th and Q streets in midtown Sacramento. Kelly said just as they got on the light rail a pit bull lunged toward Kie and locked it’s jaw onto Kie's snout. "There was a pit bull on his face just latched on,” Kelly explained. "My dog started screaming." Kelly said the pit bull's owner later claimed the dog was a service animal. When Sacramento police reminded the pit bull's owner that they were monitoring footage from surveillance cameras, the man admitted his dog was a pet...
  • Police: Suspect Called Black Man N-Word, Threatened Him & Encouraged Pit Bull to Attack

    09/26/2017 5:30:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    KATU ^ | 9/26
    Court documents say a white man called a black man the N-word, and told him he's "in the wrong neighborhood." According to court documents, Mathu Dwain Karcher was with his pit bull when he began closely following a black man, who told Karcher he wanted to give him space because he didn't like pit bulls. Karcher is then accused of telling his dog, 'Get 'em!' Because of a prior leg injury, the victim couldn't run away and the dog didn't end up attacking him. Police say Karcher then told the victim, "N-word, you're in the wrong neighborhood!" and said something...
  • Teen killed by bullet when LA County deputies fired at pit bull: Sheriff's office

    06/22/2017 9:40:19 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 43 replies
    Yahoo, Good Morning America, ^ | June 22, 2017 | MATT GUTMAN, ALEX STONE and EMILY SHAPIRO
    As Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were shooting at a pit bull that was charging at them, a 17-year-old boy was apparently struck in the chest by one of the bullets and died, the sheriff's office said....The deputies went to the back of the complex "in an attempt to corral the dog to prevent additional victims," the sheriff's office said, and as they walked to the rear carport area, they found a teenager on the ground who appeared to have been shot in the chest, the sheriff's office said. The teen was hospitalized and later died.
  • Teen is fatally shot by L.A. County deputies in pit bull attack on officers

    06/22/2017 11:03:31 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    L A Times ^ | 06/2/2017 | MayaLau and Joseph Serna
    The 17-year-old was struck in the chest as he tried to jump on the dog, said the memo, a copy of which was reviewed by The Times. A deputy who had been bitten by the animal was also struck by a bullet fragment in the shooting. ... Authorities said the deputies had gone to a home in the 38500 block of 10th Street East around 3:40 a.m. in response to a call about a loud party. As they arrived, a pit bull charged at them and bit one of the deputies in the leg... The teenager, who was the owner...
  • Pit bulls violently attack Upstate NY girl waiting for school bus; owner arrested

    06/07/2017 8:47:42 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 50 replies
    Post Standard Syracuse NY ^ | June 7, 2017 at 7:52 AM | BY BEN AXELSON baxelson@nyup.com
    A 12-year-old Herkimer girl is still recovering a week after she was viciously attacked by two pit bulls as she waited for her school bus. The incident happened on May 31, when the girl was with other children waiting at a bus stop on North Main Street in Herkimer, about 15 miles east of Utica. According to Herkimer police, one of the dogs latched onto the victim's arm and violently flung her into the air and back down to the ground, breaking her ulna and radius bones and causing severe puncture wounds. Herkimer firefighters treated the girl at the scene,...
  • Nevada pit bull mauls 6-month-old baby to death

    05/11/2017 8:33:32 AM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 70 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | May 11, 2017
    A 6-month-old from Hawaii was mauled to death Monday by her family's pit bull. Layla Tsuda, who said she was with the girl, told KHON-TV that the baby was playing in a baby walker inside their home in northwest Las Vegas valley when she was attacked. Tsuda reportedly went to the bathroom and when she came back she found the dog mauling the girl. Tsuda was able to stop the attack, but the baby already suffered major injuries, according to KTNV. The child was rushed to the hospital where she died.
  • Woman attacked, killed by own dog

    04/28/2017 8:31:55 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 202 replies
    ABC 7 CHICAGO ^ | 28 APRIL 2017 | ABC 7 CHICAGO
    UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. -- Police are investigating a tragedy where a woman was attacked and killed by her own dog in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County. It happened before 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Spring White Drive. Police say the woman, believed to be in her 30's, was attacked by her dog on the rear deck of her home. She was taken to Lehigh Valley Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
  • Boy mauled by pit bull while playing with friends

    04/21/2017 11:00:26 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 21 replies
    © 2017 NYP HOLDINGS, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED ^ | April 21, 2017 | 10:44am | By Natalie Musumeci
    A toddler was mauled by a pit bull as he played with other kids on a Rockland County street, horrific footage of the attack shows. The 41-second clip shows the dog charging at the 3-year-old child, dragging him to the ground and tossing him around like a rag doll. The boy, wearing yellow pants, can then be seen struggling to crawl away. Moments later, people can be seen rushing over to help, with one man pulling the dog away by its collar. Police captured the dog... Photos ... show the side of the child’s face and neck bloodied from the...
  • Video Shows Pit Bulls Attacking Man, Dog On Catalina Island

    04/21/2017 7:12:47 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 04/20/2017
    A man was airlifted to a Los Angeles hospital after two pit bulls attacked him and his Jack Russell terrier on Santa Catalina Island. ... The victim... he had taken a boat trip out to Catalina with his dog, Josh. He said the two were strolling on the pier when two 11-year-old pit bulls went after his dog. When he attempted to protect Josh, the pit bulls came after him, ripping out a piece of his calf and biting both his arms, he said. Avalon Harbor Patrol officers eventually pulled the dogs off of him. Brady was airlifted to UCLA...
  • Child Suffers Bites to Face by Dog in Dallas

    04/14/2017 7:49:12 PM PDT · by PAR35 · 41 replies
    NBCDFW ^ | 4/14/2017 | Jennifer Phillips
    A 10-year-old child is in the hospital after suffering injuries to the face from a pit bull bite, officials say. ... Johnson said the dog is a male pit-bull that weighs about 70 - 80 pounds. He said the dog has never shown signs of agression toward his children or the two other dogs that it lives with.
  • Dinesh D’Souza Prosecutor Sues Building for Not Allowing Crazy Woman to Keep Dangerous Dog

    04/22/2014 8:49:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 04/22/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Preet Bharara, the legal troll most recently in the news for going after Dinesh D’Souza, the director behind a movie critical of Obama, and causing a major diplomatic incident with India by strip searching one of their female diplomats, has an even wackier case.Unlike many of the Indians targeted by the Sikh US Attorney, this time Bharara went after a building over a dog. This is a crazy case in a very literal sense.In December, Preet Bharara, who puts out more press releases than most spammers, announced that the government was suing a building for discriminating “against a disabled tenant”...
  • Authorities Investigating Video Showing Dog Chained to Trailer Driving 70 mph Florida Highway

    01/13/2017 3:08:27 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 54 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 13, 2017 | Julia Jacabo
    WATCH Authorities Investigating Video of Dog Chained to Crate on Florida Highway (video) Authorities in Florida have launched an investigation after a video emerged on Facebook of a dog chained to the top of a crate being towed by an SUV driving at least 70 mph. Palm Coast resident Brenna Cronin, 24, shot the video Wednesday afternoon in Flagler County as she and her boyfriend were driving southbound on I-95 toward Daytona Beach. In the video, a dog is seen standing on top of the crate, which contained at least one other animal, while a Chevrolet Tahoe pulls the trailer...
  • 2 pit bulls shot and killed after breaking free at Kaufman County park

    01/12/2017 6:15:57 PM PST · by PAR35 · 31 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 1/10/17 | Liz Farmer, Breaking News producer
    Two pit bulls were fatally shot Sunday after breaking free from the person who was walking them at a park in Kaufman County. ... The dogs approached a man, who said he felt that his two children and small dog were being threatened ...
  • PITBULL: FLORIDA PAID ME $1 MIL TO TAKE STATE WORLDWIDE

    12/16/2016 3:34:53 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/15/16
    Pitbull went public with the contract he signed with Florida -- revealing the state paid him a ton of money to be its ambassador -- but he only did it after a politician pushed him into a corner. ....Florida state's Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran had filed a lawsuit asking a judge to allow Pitbull's deal to be made public. As we reported ...Pitbull's company had threatened to sue if representatives leaked the "trade secrets" in his contract.
  • People are heartbroken nobody wanted to pet this sad pit bull (DOGS OF PEACE)

    11/04/2016 10:22:53 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 47 replies
    aol.com ^ | Nov 3rd 2016 | Brian Koerber
    Halloween is a spooky night, but there's nothing scary about this sad pit bull dressed up for the occasion. William, an 18 year old from Massachusetts, posted a heartbreaking to Twitter of his dog Dublin on Halloween. He was apparently sad that no trick-or-treaters wanted to pet the dog while his mother handed out candy. William is away from home at college, but called his mom on Halloween night to catch up. That's when she told him the heartbreaking news. "She was passing out candy and said that my dog was crying because people wouldn't pet him. That broke my...
  • Woman Struck By Police Bullet That Went Through ‘Out Of Control’ Pit Bull In Venice

    11/04/2016 9:25:37 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 11/04/2016 | Dave Lopez
    CBS2’s Dave Lopez was at the beach covering another story when he said he heard what sounded like a firecracker. Minutes later, he went over to hear a man yelling, “You shot my dog, you shot my dog” at police. Lopez then saw a woman who appeared to be bleeding being attended to by authorities. ... She explained that she had been shot. The unidentified woman told Lopez she was riding her bike with her boyfriend on the boardwalk. She told Lopez the bullet hit her in the lower portion of her leg. He said she was conscious but understandably...
  • Help save Montreal Pit Bull being put down on Monday

    10/01/2016 6:50:03 AM PDT · by Tanniker Smith · 122 replies
    Go fund me ^ | Today | Marisa Lynne
    My sister's neighbor, her "adopted daughter", if you will, is trying to raise money to go from Brooklyn to Montreal with a van to rescue as many pit bulls as she can before they are put down this Monday under a new law. My sister is driving up there. (I'd be going, too, if I weren't allergic!) Please consider donating, and spreading the word on other sites you use.