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  • Rachael Ray Nightmare: Pit Bull May Have To Be Put To Sleep

    02/11/2010 8:01:03 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 75 replies · 2,256+ views
    Peppy television host Rachael Ray has been dealing with a family crisis – her beloved dog Isaboo has been attacking dogs while out on walks and she fears she may have to be put to sleep. PHOTOS: Jersey Shore Kids Leave Rachael Ray Taping Isaboo is the pit bull that has appeared on her show and whom she calls her “baby,” but the dog has had five incidents of violence with other dogs. The brown and white dog becomes aggressive even when on a leash and being walked by a dog handler. The latest incident with her dog occurred in...
  • Pit Bull Killed After Biting Boy In Face

    02/08/2010 8:05:32 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 48 replies · 601+ views
    Updated: 6:33 pm EST February 8, 2010 Comment On This Story ›› ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- A 3-year-old boy was playing in his back yard Monday when a loose pit bull ran up and attacked him. A deputy ended up shooting and killing the dog behind the house on Coral Reef Drive near Alafaya Trail (see map). According to the incident report, the child, Jeremiah Miranda, is recovering from bites at Arnold Palmer. The most serious were to his head and he will need plastic surgery to repair his wounds. His father, Joshua Miranda, was also bitten on his hand....
  • Pet owner killed by dogs after saving them from death

    02/05/2010 4:40:59 AM PST · by loungeSerf · 43 replies · 1,203+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb 3, 2010 | Marja Novak
    A Slovenian who saved his three dogs from being put down for attacking humans was himself mauled to death by them, police said Wednesday.
  • 3 Calif. children mauled by pack of escaped dogs

    02/02/2010 9:31:17 PM PST · by FromLori · 13 replies · 647+ views
    A 5-year-old California girl who was mauled along with two siblings by a pack of escaped dogs remained hospitalized Tuesday and was unable to breath on her own, police said. The girl, whose name was not released, was walking with her mother and three siblings along train tracks when they were attacked Monday afternoon by five dogs that escaped a nearby yard by digging under a fence, said Fontana police Sgt. Jeff Decker. One dog, a mastiff, pulled the girl from her mother's hand and "and tossed the child around like a rag doll," Decker said. The girl suffered a...
  • Cops: Man apparently killed by dogs raised by daughter (pit bull attack)

    01/18/2010 2:00:15 PM PST · by valkyry1 · 24 replies · 1,112+ views ^ | January 18, 2010 1:22 PM | Deanese Williams-Harris, Angie Leventis Lourgos, Liam Ford
    Police are investigating the death of a 56-year-old Far South Side man whose daughter came home Sunday night to find him covered in blood and apparently killed by the pit bulls she was raising, police sources said. Johnny Wilson was found in the living room of his home in the 10200 block of South Aberdeen Street with numerous bite marks on his body, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Other sources said he suffered massive head, chest and upper body trauma.
  • Va. Beach family loses family pets in pit bull attack, police say

    01/15/2010 3:32:20 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 51 replies · 872+ views
    VIRGINIA BEACH -- Two dogs were killed when neighbors' pit bulls jumped the fence and attacked, police said. The pit bulls are being held while the owners, Christina Hatchell, 40, and Jocelyn Little, 29, go through the court process, according to MPO Margie Hobbs. When police arrived on MacDonald Road Monday afternoon, one of the terriers was already dead; the other was badly injured and was taken to the vet. It died Thursday. "We can't catch a break," said owner Tara Hassan. "We just got our house out of foreclosure and now this." Police believe the pit bulls broke the...
  • Tiger advocate mauled to death by pet ( Canada )

    01/11/2010 6:48:35 PM PST · by george76 · 76 replies · 2,591+ views
    AFP ^ | January 11, 2010
    A Canadian man has been mauled to death by a 295-kilogram tiger after winning a lengthy legal battle for the right to keep exotic pets... Norman Buwalda, 66, was found dead in the tiger's pen on his property in rural Ontario ... "He had gone in to feed the tiger and possibly had been attacked," Mr Carlson said, indicating there were no witnesses. Mr Buwalda had also kept two lions and a cougar, police said. In 2004, a tiger attack on a 10-year-old boy visiting the property sparked a ban on keeping wild animals as pets.
  • Former UPS man sues Namath over dog attack

    12/23/2009 8:12:35 AM PST · by solosmoke · 25 replies · 836+ views
    MSN Fox Sports ^ | 12/22/09 | unknown
    A former UPS driver has sued Joe Namath, alleging he was attacked by the Hall of Fame quarterback's dogs while making a delivery at his Florida Home. Attorneys for David Gunter say he hasn't been able to work since the 2007 incident in Tequesta, about 90 miles north of Miami. Lawyer Steven Slootsky says Gunter required four surgeries after suffering injuries to his neck, back and knee.... Gunter isn't the only one to have problems with Namath's dogs. Complaints have been filed against two of them, and one was ordered last month to be muzzled and leashed full-time.
  • Child Dies after being bitten by dog

    12/22/2009 1:02:38 PM PST · by solosmoke · 12 replies · 805+ views
    Cape Coral Daily Breeze ^ | 12/22/2009 | Unknown
    A 2-year old boy died this morning after being bitten by the family dog. Cape police, fire, and EMS were called to a report of an animal bite with injuries at 7:41 am in the 200 block of Southeast 45th Terrace. The dog, a Weimaraner, was confiscated by Lee County Animal Control.
  • Man attacked by two pit bulls in Encino

    12/14/2009 6:01:37 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 8 replies · 370+ views
    December 14, 2009 | 2:24 pm A 71-year-old man was hospitalized after he was attacked by two pit bulls in Encino, authorities said today. The man was walking in the 17900 block of Burbank Boulevard about 9:45 p.m. Sunday when he came across the pit bulls, said Det. Joel Price of the LAPD’s West Valley Station. He appeared to have tried to fight off the dogs by raising his hands, sustaining bite marks on both arms, Price said. The man was knocked to the ground, and a couple of drivers came to his aid, scaring off the dogs with their...
  • Rottweiler Kills Florida Toddler

    12/13/2009 12:40:53 PM PST · by WFTR · 83 replies · 2,178+ views ^ | December 13, 2009
    NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Dec. 13) - Authorities say a Rottweiler attacked and killed a Florida toddler when the boy reached to pick up a cookie he had dropped.
  • Woman, 70, in hospital after pit bull attack

    12/05/2009 12:37:51 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 79 replies · 5,737+ views
    Saturday, December 05, 2009 By SARAH RAHMAN JOURNAL STAFF WRITER A 70-year-old woman was critically injured yesterday morning when she was mauled by two pit bulls that had gotten loose from their Bayonne backyard, police said. Maria Zaldana, of Jersey City, was attacked at 9:11 a.m. outside the dogs' 15 W. 34th St. home, Bayonne Police Lt. Robert Deczynski said. Part of Zaldana's scalp was torn off, he said, and she also suffered numerous puncture wounds and had skin torn off from her right knee and calf and the left side of her face. Zaldana was just steps from the...
  • Pitbull rips off three-year-old boy's scalp

    12/04/2009 6:44:22 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 20 replies · 652+ views
    Pitbull rips off three-year-old boy's scalp 13:00 AEST Sat Dec 5 2009 By ninemsn staff A three-year-old boy has had most of his scalp torn off in a pitbull attack in the Northern Territory. The boy, whose name has not been released, was playing in the backyard of a relative's house in Katherine when a pitbull latched onto his hair and ripped off a large section of his scalp, the NT news reports. The boy's mother, who was inside the house at the time of the mauling, ran outside when she heard his screams. Paramedics rushed the boy to Katherine...
  • Pit bull attack seriously injures woman at child-care facility

    12/04/2009 6:40:46 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 9 replies · 584+ views
    Hanover County and state authorities are investigating an attack by two pit bulls that seriously injured a woman in the yard of a house that doubles as a child-care facility. The house where today's attack occurred is licensed by the Virginia Department of Social Services to care for up to 12 children per day, although Hanover County authorities said no children were there at the time. The 41-year-old victim, who went to the house to visit her friend who operates the child-care facility, was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment of what authorities said were significant wounds to her...
  • Pitbull kills 4-year-old, uncle held

    12/03/2009 12:09:30 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 13 replies · 548+ views
    LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The uncle of a 4-year-old British boy mauled to death by an illegal pitbull dog has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter, police say. The victim, John Paul Massey, was attacked Monday at the home of his grandmother, Helen Foulkes, in Wavertree, The Daily Telegraph reported. Foulkes was injured as she tried to pull the dog from her grandson. The boy's uncle, Christian Foulkes, 21, of Liverpool, was away with the army when the attack occurred. He returned home after the incident and was detained by police. Pitbulls are banned in Britain under the Dangerous...
  • Elderly Flora Woman Killed in Pit Bull Attack

    12/01/2009 12:28:40 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 31 replies · 865+ views
    Elderly Flora Woman Killed in Pit Bull Attack 12/1/09 @ 2:21:44 pm An 85-year-old Flora woman has been attacked and killed by a pit bull dog Monday afternoon in Flora. Police identify the victim as Rosie Humphreys. They say Humphreys had taken her small poodle for a walk when the poodle was attacked and killed. Police believe Humphreys attempted to kick the pit bull away from her dog and that's when the pit bull turned on her. A neighbor was treated for a minor hand wound at the Clay County Hospital received when trying to bring the dog under control....
  • An Elderly Man is Attacked by Pitbulls

    11/30/2009 5:04:27 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 21 replies · 635+ views
    LINDSIDE -- The Monroe County Sheriff's Department is investigating an attack that left an elderly man in critical condition. Sheriff Michael Gravely said the attack happened on Friday, Nov. 27 in the Pine Grove area of Monroe County. The victim has been confirmed as 70 year old, Lowell Bowden. Sheriff Gravely said Bowden was attacked by four or five dogs of the pitbull breed. Bowden is listed in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
  • Pitbull mauls boy to death

    11/30/2009 5:02:20 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 15 replies · 453+ views
    A NEIGHBOURHOOD is in shock after a young boy has been mauled to death by a 'pitbull type dog' while his grandmother was babysitting him at home. The child, named locally as John Paul Massey, suffered serious injuries and died at the scene. His grandmother Helen Foulkes, 63, battled in vain to protect the boy from the white-and-brown-coloured animal. The incident happened at a house in Wavertree, Liverpool, in the early hours of this morning.
  • Pit bull's young victim identified (yet another baby mauled to death)

    11/07/2009 1:35:55 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 14 replies · 5,359+ views
    NEW ALBANY, Miss. -- The 16-month-old victim of a pit bull attack has been identified as Destiny Marie Knox from Union County. Her identity was released Friday by Coroner Mark Golding. Her body was taken to Jackson for an autopsy while sheriff's deputies investigated the killing, which occurred Thursday night when the child was attacked by a pit bull at her baby sitter's mobile home.
  • Taylor Mitchell, 19, Musician, Killed by Coyotes

    10/30/2009 5:48:45 PM PDT · by stillafreemind · 30 replies · 1,936+ views
    Associated Content ^ | 10-30-09 | Sherry Tomfeld
    The singer died on the way to the hospital from her wounds. The coyotes had bitten her many times and the paramedics said she was in critical condition when they found her and she had lost a lot of blood.