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  • 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 · 47 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...
  • 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'

    02/10/2024 3:45:30 PM PST · by Tipllub · 37 replies
    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.
  • 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...
  • ‘Get him:’ Florida woman accusing of siccing pit bull on ex-boyfriend

    01/19/2024 6:55:53 PM PST · by Tipllub · 19 replies
    clickorlando ^ | January 19, 2024
    FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. – A Bunnell woman was taken into custody on Monday after her pit bull attacked her date, according to the Bunnell Police Department. In a charging affidavit, police said an officer was conducting speed checks in the 4600 block of E. Moody Blvd. around 12:36 a.m., which is when he noticed a white Camaro park next to him. A man covered in blood got out of the Camaro and ran to the officer, explaining that his ex-girlfriend — identified as Jennifer Flores, 34 — had her dog attack him in her apartment nearby, the affidavit said. According...
  • 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...
  • Grieving daughter rips NYC courts for letting mom’s accused killer free on $5K bail five months before fatal shooting: ‘A f—ing slap in the face’

    11/21/2023 11:11:12 AM PST · by thegagline · 26 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 11/21/2023 | Jorge Fitz-Gibbon
    The grieving daughter of a slain Manhattan woman says it’s “a f—ing slap in the face” that her mother’s accused murderer was allegedly free to kill despite breaking into the victim’s home and attacking her just months earlier.Natalie Questa said murder suspect Lenue Moore belonged behind bars after allegedly busting into the family’s Washington Heights apartment, breaking her mother’s arm, slamming her boyfriend in the head with a hammer and smashing her in the face. But Moore, 31, was cut loose on a measly bail in the violent incident — and allegedly returned to the neighborhood some five months later,...
  • Pit bull attack leaves Texas grandmother hospitalized with over 100 stitches

    10/14/2023 11:02:48 AM PDT · by CFW · 128 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 10/13/23 | Katie Daviscourt
    A grandmother was savagely mauled by three pit bulls while walking down a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. The brutal attack left Maria Perez, 55, with wounds requiring more than 100 stitches and now the family says they want justice. On Monday, Perez was taking an evening stroll with her nephew near her home in Round Rock. A neighbor opened their front door and three aggressive pit bulls leaped out. The dogs started running towards Perez and her nephew. The pair were chased down a dead-end street but the nephew was able to leap out of the way, which left the...
  • 2023 Dog Bite Fatality Dog Kills Woman and Her Dog, Critically Injures Man in Sierra Vista, Arizona

    06/30/2023 2:20:49 AM PDT · by Norski · 32 replies ^ | June 24, 2023 | Staff
    Sierra Vista, AZ - On Friday, at least one pit bull critically injured a 53-year old man and killed an 84-year old woman and her small dog. The Sierra Vista Police Department (SVPD) responded to the 600 block of Calle Del Norte around 6:00 pm after reports of a dog attack in the alley between Del Norte and Meadowlark. When officers arrived, they found a dog attacking Sam Sanches Jr., 53, in the backyard of his home. Officers shot and killed that dog to render aid to Sanches. Officers then found Helene Jackson, 84, mortally wounded in the alley behind...
  • Hero gran, 50, is horrifically mauled as she wrestled neighbor's pitbull with her bare hands to protect grandkids aged two and four after it lunged at her, dragged her from her doorway and tore chunks out of her leg, arm and face

    06/19/2023 7:51:31 AM PDT · by CFW · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/19/23 | Eirian Jane Prosser
    A heroic grandmother was violently mauled as she wrestled her neighbor's violent pitbull with her bare hands to protect her two young grandchildren, leaving her dripping with blood after the dog tore chunks out of her face, legs and arms. Rhonda Stickney, from Motley, Minnesota, said the dangerous animal lunged at her daughter Tiffani, 27, grandson Jaxsyen, four, and Keyahra, two, as they stood in her doorway. The 50-year-old instinctively jammed herself between the aggressive mut and the children to protect them from being 'killed', only for the deranged dog to drag her outside by her leg.
  • 2 arrested after Bully Pit tears out father's throat in Greater Manchester, UK

    05/20/2023 10:15:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Two were arrested in Greater Manchester after a dog attacked and killed Jonathan Hogg, a 37-year-old father, on Thursday. Police seized 15 dogs, as well as a £37,500, reportedly "the result of criminal proceeds." The dog mauled Hogg in the throat, and though he was taken to a local hospital, he died from his injuries. Hogg leaves behind a son who is only 4-months-old while his daughter has just turned two. One of those arrested is a 24-year-old man who is in custody and faces further questioning, The Daily Mail reports. He faces charges of being in possession in a...
  • Indiana sheriff’s deputy killed protecting 8-year-old son from ‘pitbull-type’ dog

    05/11/2023 7:02:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 10, 2023 | David Propper
    An Indiana sheriff’s deputy died protecting her young son from a “pitbull-type” dog that attacked them inside her home Tuesday night, according to authorities. Tamieka White, a deputy in Marion County for 17 years, was remembered as a “bright light” a day after the was pronounced dead at the scene of the grisly dog attack that also left her 8-year-old kid injured, ... The dog was shot and killed by an Indianapolis cop after the animal pounced at police. Authorities said the dog didn’t belong to White, 46, but have not revealed the identity of the animal’s owner. “She died...
  • Pit bull kills 2-year-old Virginia boy in Maryland (“We don’t know. He just attacked him …. the dog is very lovable”)

    04/16/2023 1:32:40 PM PDT · by Tipllub · 89 replies
    BRUNSWICK, Md. - Authorities say a two-year-old Virginia boy died after being bitten by a pit bull-mastiff mix at a family gathering in Maryland. The child's family says the 2-year-old lives in Fauquier County and was in Maryland for a birthday celebration for his grandmother. The boy had been playing with the dog all day long, and as the family was getting ready to leave, the dog, which belonged to the grandmother, attacked the boy. The boy’s family told FOX 5 the dog was not provoked, and it’s unclear why exactly it bit the child. "We don’t know. He just...
  • Minnesota man mauled, killed by four pit bulls in deadly attack

    04/16/2023 1:16:19 PM PDT · by Tipllub · 40 replies
    A Minnesota man, Dezmond R. Thomas Trawick, 22, was playing with his older brother's four pit bulls when he was involved in a deadly attack by the dogs, leaving him with "extensive bites," and he died one hour later in the hospital. Thomas Trawick's family relayed that he was watching his older brother's four pit bulls, but that his brother doesn't live at the Brooklyn Center home. Thomas Trawick was at his house, Thursday, in his backyard with the dogs when the attack took place. Jerry Nelson, Thomas Trawick's neighbor was interviewed by Fox 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul, describing the scene...
  • Man, 80, is killed and three others are injured in 'horrific' San Antonio pit bull dog attack: Firefighters forced to use pickaxes and metal poles to fight off the savage animals

    02/25/2023 12:40:20 AM PST · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | February 24, 2023 | James Gordon
    A man in his 80s died after he was savagely mauled by three dogs including several pitbulls in the west side of San Antonio on Friday afternoon. Firefighters arrived just after 1:45pm to what has been described as a 'horrific' scene where the man was being dragged by the vicious animals as emergency services go to the scene. The firefighters were forced to intervene using their pickaxes in order to get the dogs and release their grip. Two other people including an elderly woman were also hurt during the attack with one bit on the hand. 'As they rounded the...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Monterey County Woman Uses Pocket Knife to Break up Dog Fight

    09/08/2022 6:34:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    A dog fight in Marina between two pit bulls ended with one being stabbed to death with a pocket knife. Police say a woman was walking her dog on a leash when another dog bolted from the front door of a home on Reindollar Avenue and Zanetta Drive and attacked the dog on the leash. After attempting to separate the animals, the woman of the leashed pit bull used a pocket knife in her possession to break up the fight. The unleashed dog did not survive. The leashed pit bull needed multiple stitches and was injured on the top of...
  • 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...
  • 12-year-old, 17-year-old turn themselves in to authorities following vicious attack on Buddy the cat

    03/25/2022 3:05:13 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 28 replies
    6abc ^ | 3/25/2022 | By 6abc Digital Staff
    A 12-year-old and a 17-year-old have turned themselves in to authorities following a vicious attack on Buddy the cat in Philadelphia's Frankford section. The suspects came in to the Pennsylvania SPCA with a parent to address the charges on Friday afternoon. Both of the suspects have been taken into custody and are pending a custodial determination hearing, the SPCA said. The dogs related to this incident have also been taken into the custody of the Pennsylvania SPCA. The current charges filed include felony animal fighting, felony aggravated animal cruelty and a conspiracy charge, according to the SPCA. "While this act...
  • 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...