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  • Young girl rushed to hospital after horror 'XL Bully' dog attack inside Falmouth home

    04/14/2024 8:07:42 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    MIRROR (U.K.) ^ | 14 APR 2024 | Antony Clements-Thrower
    We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news storyA young girl was rushed to hospital after she was bitten by an XL Bully in a horror attack at home. Police were called by the ambulance service at around 7.10pm on Saturday to a property in Falmouth, Cornwall. The unnamed youngster suffered "serious injuries" in the incident. A statement from Devon & Cornwall Police read: "Police were called by the ambulance service at around 7.10pm on Saturday 13 April to a property in Lowenek Close, Falmouth. It was reported a child had been bitten...
  • 3-month-old baby mauled to death by family pit bull in NJ: reports

    03/15/2024 4:17:53 AM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 14, 2024, | Steve Janoski
    A baby was mauled to death by a family dog in New Jersey in a vicious attack that also left the mother seriously injured, .. Cops were called to a home in the Middlesex County town of Woodbridge at about 6:15 a.m. Saturday, where they found Daymon Balbuena, a 3-month-old baby boy, unresponsive, .. The county prosecutor’s office — which took over the investigation — believes the child was attacked by the family pit bull. The mother — who was seriously wounded — and father were also brought to the hospital for treatment, the prosecutor’s office said. They were released...
  • Shocking photos show aftermath of horror pit bull attack where LA breeder was viciously mauled to death by pack of 13 dogs as he tried to feed them in backyard kennel

    02/17/2024 3:59:29 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 17, 2024 | Isabelle Stanley
    Shocking photos captured the chaotic and gruesome aftermath of a fatal dog attack where a man was mauled to death by his 13 pitbulls in his yard in Los Angeles. LAPD officers were called to the home on the 900 block of Thorson Avenue, Compton, at 7am on Friday after a concerned friend went to the house and discovered his body. Officials believe he was a breeder and had gone into the yard to feed the dogs on Thursday night when a fight broke out between the animals and they turned on him. Helicopter footage showed his bloodied body lying...
  • Man is mauled by dogs walking home from the bus stop in Detroit

    02/05/2024 6:56:56 PM PST · by anthropocene_x · 50 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Daily Mail | James Gordon
    A Detroit man who was mauled by three dogs as he walked home from a bus stop has died from his injuries. Harold Phillips, a 35-year-old father, died Friday evening, four days after he was attacked by the dogs as he walked to his house from a bus stop, his wife said. Detroit Animal Control and Care explained how the three dogs got out of a fenced yard and viciously attacked him. Phillips was hospitalized following the attack and had to have his right arm amputated but things went from bad to worse. The three dogs owner, Roy Goodman, has...
  • U.K. Bans "American XL Bully" Dogs After Spate of Deadly Attacks

    02/04/2024 5:12:21 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 76 replies
    CBS News ^ | February 1, 2024 | Haley Ott
    A ban on American XL bully dogs came into effect Thursday in England and Wales after a spate of violent attacks. Owners now must apply for an exemption, which requires proof of neutering and liability insurance, if they want to keep their pets. All XL bullies must be muzzled and kept on a leash in public. Before 2021, there were only about three fatal dog attacks per year in the U.K. Since 2021, however, there have been at least 23, many of which have involved American XL bullies, according to CBS News partner network BBC News. "These dogs aren't cared...
  • Horrifying moment two huge pit bulls named Boo-boo and Jumpety knock disabled man out of his wheelchair and savagely 'rip chunks out of him'

    01/28/2024 9:51:14 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 28, 2024 | Dominic Yeatman
    This is the horrifying moment two huge pit bull-type dogs maul a disabled man after knocking him out of his wheelchair. Dozens of appalled neighbors were powerless to stop the two beasts from ripping 'chunks' out of the victim in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The dogs, named Jumpety and Boo-boo, had escaped from the yard of a single-story where they had been cared for by neighbors since their owner was jailed. The victim, known as 'Smokie', was dragged over the sidewalk as onlookers honked their car horns and one edges his semi-trailer towards the bloodthirsty hounds. 'Everybody was gathering around, you...
  • Iowa woman has both legs amputated, parts of her hands removed and will need a full facial reconstruction after being brutally mauled by three pit bulls that left her in critical condition

    12/01/2023 6:07:08 PM PST · by heartwood · 85 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 1, 2023 | Alice Wright
    ...Brittany Skoland, from Fort Dodge, was attacked by three pit bulls last Friday, leaving her in critical condition. Police were called to the 800 block of South 16th Street in Fort Dodge at around 11:25am, by a neighbor who reported that they could hear someone yelling for help. When an officer arrived on scene, they found a woman being mauled by three dogs. After attempting to scare the dogs away the officer was forced to shoot each dog multiple times, killing all three. ... Neighbor Kerri Johnson told KCCI about the horrifying scene.... 'I stepped out into the driveway just...
  • Family dogs kill toddler and baby, injure mother in Tennessee

    10/06/2022 9:19:33 PM PDT · by gunsequalfreedom · 172 replies
    NBC ^ | October 6, 2022 | Wheres Chet
    Their mother was also injured in the attack north of Memphis around 3:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. The children who were attacked, a 2-year-old girl, and a 5-month-old boy, were pronounced dead at the scene, it said. The sheriff’s office said Thursday that the condition of the children’s mother has been upgraded, and that she is now stable. Officials earlier described her as being in critical condition. The two pit bulls responsible were euthanized Thursday by Memphis Animal Services, the sheriff’s office tweeted.
  • Florida mail carrier, 61, mauled to death by pack of dogs after truck breaks down

    08/24/2022 9:05:55 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 80 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 23, 2022 6:43pm EDT | Andrew Mark Miller |
    Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies found the woman on the ground when they arrived at the scene in Interlachen Lake Estates on Sunday afternoon, sheriff’s officials said in a Facebook post. They also found the dogs inside a fence at a nearby home. A nearby resident told deputies they heard the woman screaming for help and saw five dogs attacking her. Several neighbors tried pulling the dogs off the woman and one shot a gun into the air to scare the dogs away, the report said. The Putnam County Animal Control Unit has taken custody of the dogs. Authorities said that...
  • New York woman dies after being mauled by family pit bull

    07/27/2022 4:29:57 PM PDT · by McGruff · 99 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 27, 2022 | Adam Sabes
    A woman in New York died on Wednesday after her family's dog attacked her. When the woman's husband arrived at the couple's home on Long Island at about 1 p.m., he discovered that his wife was dead after being attacked by the family's pit bull, according to FOX 5. The pit bull was violent and went after police officers when they arrived, and they ended up killing the dog. Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder described the scene as "horrific."
  • Who was Joanne Robinson? Mom-of-two, 43, MAULED to death by her pet XL Bully

    07/19/2022 8:55:12 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 73 replies ^ | Updated On : 03:44 PST, Jul 18, 2022 | By Arunava Chakrabarty
    'They were good dogs, they are not a banned breed and were not dangerous,' Joanne Robinson's mother said Who was Joanne Robinson? Mom-of-two, 43, MAULED to death by her pet XL Bully Joanne Robinson was killed at home by her pet dog named 'Rocco' after she returned from a night out (Facebook/Dillion Robinson and YappApp) A mother-of-two, Joanne Robinson, was mauled to death by her pet American Bully XL dog while her partner was left with life-changing injuries that have been pictured. She is understood to have been pinned down by the jaws of the pet, named Rocco, after coming...
  • Pico Rivera [CA] woman kills pit bull that was mauling her 1-year-old daughter

    04/25/2022 2:03:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    KTLA ^ | Apr 25, 2022 / 06:54 AM PDT | Tony Kurzweil
    One of the dogs died after being stabbed, said Jaime Morales, whose face was also mauled in the incident. The girl, identified by her family as Ruby Cervantes, was taken to Los Angeles County USC Medical Center with multiple bites to her face and body. She was undergoing surgery and is expected to survive. The girl’s aunt was also injured in the incident. The family says the dogs have never been aggressive prior to Sunday’s incident.
  • Mom-of-three, 38, has both arms amputated and part of her colon removed after being horrifically mauled by stranger's three pit bulls in the street in South Carolina: Dogs' owner is arrested

    03/26/2022 12:36:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 112 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 26, 2022 | Christina Coulter
    A South Carolina mom-of-three had both arms amputated to the shoulder, lost part of her colon and is fighting for her life after she was attacked by three pit bulls on Monday. Kyleen Waltman, 38, was mauled by the animals when she was walking home on Ball Road, a dirt and gravel path lined with trees, around 10:30 a.m. on Monday in Honea Path, about 80 miles northwest of Columbia. 'She was walking home from her boyfriend’s house to her momma’s, and as far as I know, the dogs just jumped on her and you can actually see in the...
  • Pa. Woman Mauled to Death While Breaking up Fight Between Dogs She Was Watching

    08/06/2021 10:48:23 AM PDT · by Governor Dinwiddie · 44 replies
    People ^ | August 6, 2021 | Harriet Sokmensuer
    A Pennsylvania woman who was watching her roommate's dogs was mauled to death while trying to beak up a fight between the animals. On July 28, Rhoda Wagner was found dead in her front yard with three dogs running loose around her, PennLive reports. Responding authorities took the dogs, all pit bulls, into custody and through an investigation determined Wagner had been mauled to death. All three dogs were since euthanized with the consent of the owner, authorities said.
  • 3-Year-Old NJ Boy Dies After Being Attacked by Neighbor's Dogs in Backyard

    03/17/2021 8:53:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 112 replies
    NBC New York ^ | March 17, 2021 | Ida Siegal
    The boy's mother remains hospitalized with serious injuries, while both dogs have been euthanized, officials saidA 3-year-old boy was attacked and killed, and a mother badly injured, by two dogs in their New Jersey neighborhood, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. The attack in Carteret occurred in the backyard of a home around 4:30 p.m., according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and town police chief Dennis McFadden. First responders quickly arrived at the scene and airlifted the young boy to the hospital. The child died at the hospital. The mother, who was said to have suffered severe injuries, remained hospitalized...
  • Bunnell Man Shoots Dog In Front of Its Teen Owners After Dog Had Mauled His Cat; No Charges

    12/11/2019 5:05:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 113 replies
    Flaglerlive ^ | 7 December, 2019 | Unknown
    Nickolas B. Monroe, a 26-year-old resident of Walnut Avenue in Bunnell’s Mondex neighborhood, shot and killed a dog Thursday (Dec. 5), firing at the animal in front of its owners, a 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy. The teens had just asked permission from Monroe to look for their dog, a Great Pyrenees, who’d strayed onto Monroe’s property. The dog, according to Monroe, had previously gone onto his property many times and killed more than a dozen of his chickens, and his owners had been warned. The incident took place Thursday evening. James Smith, 59, a resident of Walnut Avenue...
  • Woman found dead in home was killed by Great Danes: coroner

    11/05/2019 5:17:50 PM PST · by george76 · 105 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 5, 2019 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A pair of Great Danes killed an Ohio woman who kept the rescued animals over her husband’s objections, authorities said. Mary Matthews, 49, was found dead Friday in her Waynesville home by her husband, Dale Mark Matthews, some two years after she rescued the aggressive dogs ... I never wanted Great Danes but she wanted to rescue them,” Matthews told the newspaper. “She loved animals so I let her get them. I probably should have put my foot down and said no, obviously.” Matthews said he was bitten by one of the massive dogs last month, leading him to worry...
  • Grizzly Bear Attack in Montana Stopped with 9mm Pistols

    10/10/2019 5:31:29 AM PDT · by marktwain · 38 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 7 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 16 September 2019, Chris Gregersen and Donivan Cambell were bow hunting elk in Montana, in the Gravelly Mountains, when they were attacked by a grizzly bear. They had gone out for an afternoon hunt, and had hunted up steep drainage, climbed the opposite slope, and had been calling for elk on the opposite side of the ridge with a bugle call.They were returning to their truck and camp. They stopped calling on the top of the ridge, crested the ridge, and were on a steep downward slope, moving toward the creek at the bottom, on an old game...
  • Woman killed by black bear on island north of Minnesota

    09/04/2019 9:29:06 AM PDT · by george76 · 63 replies
    KBJR 6 ^ | September 4, 2019 | Krystal Frasier
    a woman staying on an island in a lake that straddles the border between Minnesota and Ontario, Canada has been killed by a black bear ... The 62-year-old woman was staying at a remote family cabin on Red Pine Island in Rainy Lake. The island, in Canadian waters, is about 10 miles northeast of International Falls. ... Ontario Provincial Police Constable Jim Davis says the woman, who was staying with her parents from Minnesota, went outside when she heard her two dogs barking Sunday evening and never returned. Davis says the parents called police who shot the bear after finding...
  • Boy, 2, killed by leopard at Kruger Park in South Africa

    06/06/2019 8:53:31 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    FoxNews ^ | June 6, 2019
    A two-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard Wednesday which attacked him at his family's staff quarters inside Kruger National Park in South Africa. The terrified toddler was bitten repeatedly on the neck and body, and despite his distraught parents rushing him to hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival. The boy was stalked by the female leopard at the technical services area just inside the Malelane gate into Kruger.