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  • Aggressive Dogs: The Utility of Sticks v Guns

    10/01/2019 8:02:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 32 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    This morning I had another experience with a dog aggressively defending its territory. I was on my exercise walk. The sky was light before the sun was up. A pair of dogs were in a fenced yard, with their owner. They took exception to my presence. The fence, next to the sidewalk, was only two feet tall, as incentivized by the silly local zoning laws. I am a dog person. I understand dog body language pretty well. As I passed the yard, on the sidewalk, with a boulevard to my right and the yard to my left, I considered...
  • A little girl saw an emotional-support dog on a plane. It went for her face.

    02/23/2018 9:52:23 AM PST · by Gamecock · 99 replies
    WaPo ^ | 2/22/2018 | Kristine Phillips
    A dog injured a child onboard a Southwest Airlines flight, the latest incident in the controversy over allowing emotional-support animals on planes. It happened Wednesday night while passengers were boarding a Southwest flight from Phoenix to Portland, Ore. A spokesman for the airline said the dog’s teeth scraped the girl’s forehead as she approached the animal, causing a minor injury. Southwest said paramedics examined the girl, who was later cleared to continue on the flight. The dog and its owner remained in Phoenix while the plane left about 20 minutes behind schedule. Neither the girl nor the dog’s handler was...
  • Elderly Tennessee woman mauled to death by six German shepherds in vicious attack

    03/21/2019 12:36:50 PM PDT · by wardaddy · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3-2-19 | Lukas
    An 88-year-old Tennessee woman has been mauled to death by six German shepherds, with the authorities considering criminal charges against the dogs’ owner. Jill Peterson was viciously attacked by the dogs on Tuesday night behind her own home while clearing a drainage ditch. ‘EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL’ MAULS 5-YEAR-OLD AT PORTLAND AIRPORT, LAWSUIT CLAIMS “They dragged her down the yard and all of her clothes were off, her shoes, everything. They tore all of her hair out, the casket can’t be open, it’s like a nightmare. It’s hard to believe,” sister Nina Brown told News Channel 5. She tried to get...
  • Owner stabs, kills pit bull in self-defense during dogfight at Pacific Grove park

    03/12/2019 9:25:57 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 56 replies
    KION ^ | Mar 12, 2019 | Brandon Castillo
    According to Pacific Grove residents, Lynn Rip Van Winkle Open Space is known as the "perfect" place to bring your pet, but owners are shaken after learning about a deadly dog attack, Tuesday morning.
  • ‘We Have a Mad, Out-of-Control Dog on Our Playground’: 12 Kids Hospitalized After Attack...

    11/20/2018 5:44:32 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    ktla ^ | 11/20/2018
    Officials with the Oklahoma City Fire Department said there were 28 children and three teachers on the playground at the time of the attack. In all, 12 students were taken to a hospital for treatment – nine for superficial bites and others for scrapes and bruises as children tried to run away from the dog. "The dog came on and started to attack some of the kids, and then of course the kids began to scream and panic, which excited the dog and scared the dog even more, so his natural instinct was to keep biting and going after the...
  • BODY CAM: Sierra Vista Officers save nine-year-old during dog attack (Video at Link)

    10/21/2018 8:45:57 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 71 replies
    KOLD ^ | 10-18-2018 | Melissa Egan
    SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Footage from officers' body cameras shows the quick actions to save a nine-year-old being attacked by large dogs in his gated yard last month. Through a public records request, Tucson News Now obtained footage from cameras worn by four of the eleven Sierra Vista Police Officers who responded to the home on the evening of September 26, 2018. A call to 911, also obtained through a public records request, shared the frantic call for help by a bike rider who saw the attack through the large gate on the private property. “We were...
  • Police: Columbia woman reportedly mauled to death by dog

    09/04/2018 11:01:47 PM PDT · by Norski · 78 replies
    WBAL TV news 11 ^ | September 4, 2018 | Barry Simms
    COLUMBIA, Md. — A woman was mauled to death by a dog she adopted two weeks ago, Howard County police said. County police said officers were called to a house Sept. 3 on Tamar Drive for a report that a woman had been mauled to death by what police described as a pit bull. Officers found Robin Conway, 64, dead in her backyard with significant injuries. The cause of Conway's death will be determined in an autopsy by the state medical examiner. A family member reported that Conway's husband found her injured in their yard around 7:20 p.m. with the...
  • Ohio woman killed by her dog while having a seizure

    08/24/2018 7:08:52 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 46 replies
    WPXI ^ | August 24, 2018
    CINCINNATI, Ohio - An Ohio neighborhood is in shock after a woman was killed by her own dog. Neighbors say her 4-year-old son ran out of the house Wednesday to get help for his mother, who was having a seizure. When first responders arrived they found the unresponsive woman being attacked by her mixed breed dog. Police were called in to assist, and when they tried to enter the home, the dog charged. Officers shot and killed the dog. The coroner's report said the woman was killed by the dog attack. Officers said one of the bullets shot at the...
  • Dogs attack 79-year-old woman in Cartersville

    08/16/2018 9:59:13 PM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    Fox5Atlanta ^ | August 14, 2018 | Alexa Liacko
    Posted: Aug 14 2018 09:35PM EDT Video Posted: Aug 14 2018 10:53PM EDT Updated: Aug 15 2018 08:27PM EDT CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Neighbors are on edge in Cartersville after they say three dogs attacked a 79-year-old woman. The neighbors tell FOX 5 the woman was outside her home in her front yard when the three pit bull mix dogs approached her and began biting her. The woman fell and suffered a fractured spine in addition to the bite marks. I She is now at the hospital in Cartersville recovering. Neighbors say these dogs have gotten out before and have harassed...
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs [Guess]

    08/13/2018 1:25:49 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 42 replies
    www.montgomeryherald.com ^ | Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 11:47 am | Updated: 11:48 am, Fri Aug 10, 2018. | Staff
    Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins released this statement Friday, August 10. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with...
  • Pit bull shot and killed after allegedly biting Suffolk woman

    08/11/2018 11:29:08 PM PDT · by familyop · 41 replies
    WTKR.com news, Tribune Broadcasting ^ | August 8, 2018 | Nick Boykin
    SUFFOLK, Va. — A man allegedly shot a pit bull while trying to help a woman who was attacked by the dog Wednesday around 12 p.m. The woman was in the 100 block of Chestnut Street when the dog reportedly latched onto her hand and would not let go. This is when the man, in an attempt to help the woman, shot the pit bull killing it, according to Suffolk Police. The woman was able to drive to the hospital for treatment. She has already been released from medical care. Police tell News 3 the incident remains under investigation.
  • Woman killed by neighborhood dogs

    08/10/2018 3:03:59 PM PDT · by Norski · 84 replies
    Montgomery Herald ^ | August 10, 2018 | Montgomery County Sheriff Chris Watkins
    released this statement Friday, August 10. On Thursday, August 9, 2018, a resident of a Lake Tillery development on the western side of Montgomery County went missing while taking her daily walk. After several hours the 66 year old female did not return home. Her husband called neighbors and friends who searched the area. They were unable to locate her and call 911. Sheriff’s deputies and search and rescue were sent to the scene. Within hours she was discovered deceased on the side of an unused road within the development. An investigation was conducted with the assistance of the Medical...
  • Grandma’s Pit Bull Mauls Toddler: Child Second Kid Victim of ‘Vicious’ Dog

    08/09/2018 11:53:52 AM PDT · by Norski · 49 replies
    My News La ^ | August 5, 2018 | Contributing Editor
    An 18-month-old girl suffered serious wounds to her face when she was mauled by her grandmother’s pit bull — the second time the same dog attacked a child, officials said Sunday. The toddler was hospitalized, and may have also suffered an injury to one of her eyes in the attack. The dog had attacked a child two years ago, and was released under strict conditions to its owner, the grandmother. This time, she ordered the dog killed. The attack was at 7:40 p.m. Friday at a Riverside home on Fern Avenue in the Casa Blanca neighborhood, said Riverside County Department...
  • 6-year-old girl dies after dog attack in Jacksonville home

    07/20/2018 12:57:02 AM PDT · by Norski · 63 replies
    News4Jax ^ | July, 18, 2018 | Destiny McKeiver
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 6-year-old girl attacked by a dog Sunday morning has died, according to her father. Police said Jaelah Smith was attacked by a dog the family was pet sitting in their Arlington home. In a message to News4Jax, Devin Holcomb wrote: "Unfortunately my princess is no longer with us. I would like for you guys to keep my family in your prayers" Police and firefighters were called to a house on Herrick Drive about 10:15 a.m. Sunday by a neighbor who heard screaming and saw the girl's mother carry the girl's unconscious body outside. “I just kept...
  • Woman in critical condition after being attacked by her own dog

    07/04/2018 1:03:05 AM PDT · by Norski · 66 replies
    abcnewschannel3 Palm Springs ^ | July 3, 2018 | Jesus Reyes
    <p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A woman is in critical condition after being attacked by her own dog in Palm Springs Monday evening.</p> <p>Palm Springs police said they received numerous reports from residents in the 5300 block of Waverly Drive that a pit bull was attacking its owner Monday at around 6:15 p.m.</p>
  • Dog Attack in Arcata Mobile Home Park Monday Will Likely Lead to Euthanization

    06/30/2018 3:21:57 AM PDT · by Norski · 29 replies
    Lost Coast Outpost ^ | June 27, 2018 | Hank Sims
    PREVIOUSLY: SCANNER TRAFFIC INDICATES: One Person Suffers Critical Injuries After Being Mauled by Dog in Arcata Mobile Home Park An Arcata dog is being held in quarantine at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter for the time being, following a rampaging attack on two people Monday morning at the Town & Country Mobile Villa off Giuntoli Lane in Arcata. The incident took place just before 11 a.m. on the 4900 block of Sierra Way, inside the park, and prompted a large response from police and paramedics. The dispatcher’s log of the call reads: “[Reporting party] screaming into the phone about a...
  • 5-month-old girl mauled, killed by babysitter's dog

    06/21/2018 8:55:16 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 83 replies
    CBS17 ^ | 6-17-2018 | CNN and Associated Press
    <p>FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP/CNN) - A Georgia family is in mourning after their babysitter's dog killed their 5-month-old child.</p> <p>Clayton County Police Sgt. Ashanti Marbury says the German Shepherd mauled Paige George on Tuesday at a home in Forest Park, south of Atlanta.</p>
  • Fairfield Woman Severely Mauled By Own Dog In Backyard Attack

    06/14/2018 11:33:48 PM PDT · by Norski · 51 replies
    CBSSanFranciscoBayArea ^ | June 14, 2018 | Staff
    FAIRFIELD (CBS SF) — A 29-year-old Fairfield woman was severely mauled in her backyard by her own dog early Thursday before police shot it dead, authorities said. Fairfield police said the attack took place in the woman’s backyard in the 1600 block of Kentucky St. A next-door neighbor called 911 to report they had heard the woman screaming and looked over the fence and saw a large dog attacking her. Arriving officers could see the woman lying face down and bleeding profusely from both arms with a large dog standing over her. The woman’s house has an unusually large yard,...
  • 5 year old savaged in dog attack

    06/06/2018 10:13:01 PM PDT · by Norski · 130 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 7 2018 | staff
    A little girl torn apart by savage dogs lay on her hospital bed as nurses pumped her full of painkillers and pleaded, "Mummy, please don't let them put me down,". Five-year-old Leah Preston heard the vicious animals who mauled her in Low Hill, Wolverhampton, had been destroyed and was worried she might be put to sleep, her family said. Doctors said the youngster was in a stable condition in Birmingham Children's Hospital after undergoing surgery for bite wounds to her leg, groin and arm on Friday. Onlookers watched in horror on Thursday afternoon as schoolgirl Leah was tossed around like...
  • UPDATE: Lawton dog shot after attacking man on Monday morning, victim recovering

    06/05/2018 12:00:13 AM PDT · by Norski · 88 replies
    ABC News 7 kwso ^ | june 4, 2018 | Caitlin Williams
    A man is recovering after he was attacked by his neighbor's dog. The attack happened near 35th and Gore around 8:00 a.m. Monday. An investigation is underway following the attack. Police said a man went outside and was bitten by his neighbor's dog, he then went back inside to get a gun and shot the Staffordshire Terrier, more commonly known as a pit bull. The dog was impounded and is now in quarantine at a local vet while its owner is facing charges. "The dog owner was cited for running at large," Lawton Animal Welfare's Field Supervisor Roy Rodrick said....