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  • Mini-Yorkie stomped to death protecting owner

    02/13/2012 7:05:30 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 57 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 13, 2012 | Vivian Ho
    SAN JOSE -- Police are looking for several men who stomped to death a 4-pound mini-Yorkshire terrier that was trying to protect its owner from an attack in San Jose over the weekend, authorities said. The dog's owner said he was walking the 6-year-old dog, Shadow, at Winchester Boulevard and Colonial Way about 2 p.m. Saturday when three men approached and asked if he was a gang member. The owner, a 32-year-old floor installer who asked that his name be withheld for safety reasons, said he had denied gang involvement, but the men attacked him anyway.
  • Men steal, strangle pet terrier named Princess

    03/02/2006 11:35:27 AM PST · by iPod Shuffle · 15 replies · 291+ views
    AP ^ | 3/01/06
    Posted on Wed, Mar. 01, 2006 Men steal, strangle pet terrier named Princess Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. - Two men stole a Yorkshire terrier named Princess at gunpoint from a couple in the lobby of an apartment building and strangled the pup as they fled, police said. "If these types of individuals can do this to a small, helpless animal, what are they capable of doing to a human being?" said Oakland Police Officer Bradley Miller. The men are being sought by police for robbery and could also face animal cruelty charges. Lea Dunn, 25, and her boyfriend were taking...