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  • Woman’s nose ripped off by boyfriend’s dog ‘startled by her teeth whitening’

    03/07/2023 4:47:25 PM PST · by CaptainK · 49 replies
    New York Post ^ | 3/7/33 | Snejana Farbera
    A Connecticut artist had her nose bitten off by her boyfriend’s pit bull mix rescue when the pooch got spooked by her teeth-whitening device. Olivia Quast, 30, from Thomaston, suffered horrific injuries to her face and arm during the Feb. 3 incident involving her boyfriend Graeme Stasyshyn’s 6-year-old dog, Bentley, which he’s had for four years. Quast speculated that Bentley, who was abused as a puppy, might have been startled and provoked by her teeth-whitening mouth guard equipped with a UV light.
  • Who is Jacqueline Maguire, the FBI’s top agent in Philly facing scrutiny for fatally shooting a dog in Center City?

    02/23/2023 10:17:36 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Updated on Feb 22, 2023 | Jeremy Roebuck
    The head of Philadelphia's FBI field office is facing an investigation after she shot and killed a pit bull outside a Center City apartment building Monday evening. The shooting of a pit bull by an off-duty FBI agent on a busy Center City street this week has sparked an uproar on social media and protests by animal rights activists outside the FBI’s offices on Arch Street. Here’s what we know about the incident, the agent involved, and what happens next: What do we know about the incident? Philadelphia police and the FBI have confirmed that an off-duty FBI agent shot...
  • Disturbing Footage Shows Heartless California Man Tossing Pitbull Over Razor Wire Fence

    01/05/2023 2:26:19 PM PST · by allen592 · 72 replies
    The Pet Zealot ^ | January 05, 2023 | James Alain L.
    The Riverside County Animal Services in California is seeking an arrest warrant for a ruthless pet owner who abandoned his Pitbull dog by tossing him over a razor wire fence at a remote cell tower. The horrifying incident was caught on camera as it occur on December 15, 2022, at the California cell tower. Riverside County Animal Services on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, shared the disturbing footage that shows the man hurling the 8-year-old pit bull over the sharp fence and walking away nonchalantly.
  • Hero German shepherd saves 6-year-old boy from attack by neighbor’s dog

    11/15/2022 1:00:09 PM PST · by lowbridge · 35 replies ^ | November 15, 2022 | Lee Brown
    Dramatic footage has emerged of a modern-day Lassie saving its owners’ 6-year-old son from being attacked by a neighbor’s dog charging straight toward him. Videos viewed nearly 45 million times on TikTok show a German shepherd named Tank initially playing with his young pal in front of their Florida home. Suddenly, a dark dog races toward them from the top right of the screen — with Tank instantly snapping into defense mode. As the charging would-be attacker nears, Tank moves the boy out of the way and confronts the other dog. Tank snaps at the aggressive animal, and follows him...
  • Hero Mother Brutally Mauled while Trying to Save Toddler and Baby from Family Dogs

    10/12/2022 10:04:44 AM PDT · by · 124 replies ^ | Updated Oct 10, 2022 | Natalie Neysa Alund
    The Bennard family from Shelby County, Tennessee, suffered a devastating blow Oct. 6 when their two dogs fatally attacked the family’s 2-year-old and 5-month-old. The dogs, two pit bulls named Cheech and Mia, turned on Hollace Dean, 5 months old, and Lilly Jane, 2, for no discernable reason. Mom Kirstie Jane Bennard, 30, gave her all to protect her children, using herself as a shield to try to protect Lilly Jane and receiving countless lacerations in the process, according to USA Today. Despite her sacrifice and efforts during the horrific 10-minute onslaught, the Bennards lost both their precious babies and...
  • Family's pit bulls maul toddler and baby to death, mother rushed to the hospital

    10/07/2022 6:13:54 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 92 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/6/22 | Paul Sacca
    Two small children in Tennessee are dead after being mauled to death by the family's two pit bulls, according to police. Around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, two pit bulls viciously attacked a 2-year-old girl, a 5-month-old boy, and their mother inside their home in Millington, Tennessee, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The toddler and the baby were pronounced dead at the home near Memphis. The family's dogs also attacked the children's mother. She was rushed to Regional One in critical condition by Shelby County Fire paramedics. As of Thursday afternoon, the mother was upgraded to stable condition, according...
  • 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.
  • 2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Found Dead After Dog Attack in a Central Valley Apartment in Las Vegas

    08/25/2022 3:25:33 AM PDT · by Norski · 92 replies ^ | August 13, 2022 | staff
    Family members said "Buck," a rescue pit bull of five or six years, "would never intentionally hurt her," referring to 89-year old Joan Caffiel.1 On Tuesday morning, Buck suddenly attacked and killed Caffiel. "I don't know what happened, but that is totally not like Buck at all," the victim's grandson, Peyton Faircloth, told reporters. Faircloth said his grandmother suffered from dementia. At the time of the attack, she was being watched by a hired caretaker. "We had Buck for about five, six years. There was not a mean bone in that dog's body. That dog would sleep with us in...
  • Husband finds 70-year-old wife killed by family dog

    07/28/2022 3:13:44 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 75 replies
    WCBS ^ | WCBS Staff
    ALBERTSON, N.Y. (WCBS) - A 70-year-old New York woman was mauled to death by the family dog in a scene police described as “horrific.” Warning: This article contains disturbing details that may be upsetting to readers. The victim’s husband told police when he returned home from work Wednesday, he found the pit bull dragging his wife through the backyard. Responding officers described the victim as having been mutilated. Police say the 7-year-old dog turned on them before an officer shot and killed it. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The dog was reportedly the couple’s son’s pet dog,...
  • 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.
  • "It's time to show who I am now": Dog sitter recovering after losing face in horrific dog attack

    04/19/2022 5:28:19 PM PDT · by EBH · 73 replies
    CBS ^ | 3/16/22
    Police video cameras captured the moments they were trying to contain the dogs who attacked Jacqueline Durand, who was pinned down and mauled on her first day dog sitting. Jacqueline lost her face and received more than 800 bites and still faces years of reconstructive surgeries. David Begnaud reports. Graphic Content
  • 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...
  • Disgusting moment pair of Philadelphia animal abusers set their pit bulls on cat called Buddy and LAUGH as the bloodthirsty dogs horrifically maul the helpless pet

    03/23/2022 4:49:57 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 53 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/23/2022 | By Christina Coulter
    Two Philadelphia pit bull owners were caught unleashing their dogs on a helpless family cat, named Buddy, in Philadelphia on Tuesday One man can be seen drawing his dog's attention to the cat before dropping its leash, and the other man follows suit The men laugh, one yelling 'Get him' and 'Good boy' as their dogs maul the cat Buddy is currently in critical condition, and the Pennsylvania SPCA is taking donations for his extensive medical needs He survived the night, the representatives from the agency are '(very) cautiously optimistic' that he will pull through If caught, the men could...
  • Dog walker 'permanently and catastrophically' disfigured in bloodthirsty attack by 2 dogs

    02/01/2022 2:08:19 PM PST · by Drew68 · 67 replies
    News 4 San Antonio ^ | 01/28/2022 | SBG San Antonio Staff
    (WOAI/KABB) — A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday after a 22-year-old college student after being horribly attacked by several dogs last month. According to Brooker Law of Dallas, Jaqueline Durand was mauled by two dogs and left "permanently and catastrophically disfigured." The lawsuit says that Durand, a University of Texas at Dallas student, was hired by Dr. Justin Bishop and his wife Ashley to care for the couple's dogs while they were out of town. On Dec. 23, Durand went to the couple's home. She had just opened the front door to walk Lucy, a German shepherd mix breed, and...
  • AMAZON DRIVER SAVES THE DAY During Pit Bull Attack

    12/21/2021 2:44:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    tmz ^ | 12/21/2021
    Stephanie Lontz came to the rescue earlier this month for 19-year-old Lauren. As you can see in the Ring Camera video ... Lauren began screaming for help with her dog in her arms, as the larger dog was biting and lunging at them. After several terrifying seconds, they were only able to escape safely into the house, thanks to Stephanie, who ran from her delivery van and got in between Lauren and the pit bull. The Amazon driver..told the local NBC TV station, "I wouldn't even think it's motherly, it's just the human thing to do." Though Lontz saved Lauren's...
  • All hell broke loose at this dog show in Miami — and humans sparked the chaos, video shows

    10/27/2021 10:09:21 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 31 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/27/21 | Madeleine Marr
    OMG. All hell broke loose at a dog show in Miami Saturday night, but it’s the humans who caused the chaos. On video shared to social media and reposted by local filmmaker Billy Corben, people are seen throwing wild punches as chairs go flying at the Miami Bully Takeover at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel by Miami International Airport.
  • Mueller’s ‘Pit Bull’ Offered Ukrainian Oligarch A Sweet Deal To Provide Dirt On Trump

    07/23/2019 6:41:37 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 23, 2019 | Chuck Ross
    Andrew Weissmann, who served as one of Robert Mueller’s top deputies on the Russia probe, offered a Ukrainian oligarch a sweetheart deal in 2017 in exchange for information on President Donald Trump, according to a new report. In July 2017, Weissmann, who has been labeled Mueller’s “pit bull” because of his aggressive prosecutorial style, met with attorneys representing Dmitry Firtash, an energy magnate who was indicted on bribery charges in 2014, reports The Hill. The story cites sources familiar with Weissmann’s offer and defense memos written in meetings with the prosecutor. One of the defense memos said that Weissmann claimed...
  • Intruder, 21, is mauled to DEATH by two pit bulls after breaking into Georgia home: Homeowner finds his body on the porch the next morning

    10/02/2021 12:37:31 PM PDT · by algore · 142 replies
    An intruder was mauled to death by a pair of dogs after breaking into a Georgia home last week, according to local authorities. The homeowner, who was not named, discovered the body of 21-year-old Alex Binyam Abraha on his front porch around 10:30 am on September 24. Authorities said Abraha successfully entered the two-bedroom house in a rural area of Newnan the night before, and was immediately greeted by two pit bulls inside the home. The sheriff’s department initially called in homicide investigators from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation thinking that Abraha's death was a murder. However, the medical examiner...