Pit bull attacks today

  • Verdict expected today at trial for Quebec owner of pit bull
    on February 22, 2018 at 9:00 am

    A Quebec judge is expected to hand down his verdict today for a man whose pit bull-type dog allegedly mauled a young girl. Karim Jean Gilles stood trial near Montreal this week on a charge of criminal negligence causing bodily harm. On Monday, the girl's mother testified that the dog attacked her ... […]

  • Smithfield dog attack: Roxy goes home after thousands sign petition
    on February 22, 2018 at 2:26 am

    The white pit bull was impounded by Fairfield Council on February 19 after she attacked a man in Smithfield, causing minor injuries to his arms which required treatment in hospital. The man allegedly entered his neighbours' yard on Chifley St when he heard Roxy's puppies fighting and attempted to ... […]

  • Longmont neighborhood dispute over dog attack carries into municipal court
    on February 22, 2018 at 1:18 am

    Since the December attack, that's exactly what Kelly has endeavored to get Golden Bear to do, however. Kelly originally said she wanted the HOA board to consider a ban on large dogs, but she said Wednesday that she is now asking for a ban on pit bull, French mastiff and rottweiler breeds. The HOA ... […]

  • Man accused of trying to get dog to attack officers
    on February 21, 2018 at 11:03 pm

    The dog, a pit bull mix, remained in the car and did not attack. None of the officers were hurt. Police arrested Hill after the incident on an injury to a child charge and a resisting arrest charge. Details of the initial arrest were not immediately available, but Hill posted bond and was released from McLennan ... […]

  • Police respond to dog attack in Bloomington
    on February 21, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    Each citation is counted as an infraction. The pit bull and the other loose dog were not taken to the animal shelter, Trombley said, but were instead returned to their owner. The St. George Animal Shelter confirmed Tuesday that dogs that attack other dogs are not subject to being quarantined at the shelter ... […]

  • Couple's pet dog 'torn apart like a rag doll' by American pitbull and a Husky
    on February 21, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    A couple have spoke of their devastation after their dog was savaged to death by an American pitbull and a Husky. Az Jackson and his partner, Rebecca Hughes say they have been left heartbroken after the vicious attack on their beloved Chihuahua and Yorkshire terrier-cross, Oscar by the two dogs. […]

  • Dogs That Mauled Virginia Woman To Death Likely Underfed: Sheriff
    on February 21, 2018 at 4:58 pm

    GOOCHLAND, VA — An autopsy report has confirmed a 22-year-old woman was mauled and killed by her American pit bull terriers in Goochland during December. The Goochland Sheriff's Office has indicated that the two dogs may have been underfed and distressed before the attack happened. […]

  • Autopsy confirms 22-year-old attacked by her dogs in Goochland was mauled to death; sheriff ...
    on February 21, 2018 at 3:56 pm

    In addition to the autopsy, the report detailed investigators' findings in grisly detail, most of which he had already made public after the attack in an effort to tamp down ... Authorities said they saw one of the dogs, which the report says were American pit bull terriers, eating a portion of Stephens' body. […]

  • Autopsy confirms Goochland woman was mauled to death by her dogs; sheriff closes investigation
    on February 21, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    ... County woman who authorities say was attacked and killed by her two pit bulls in December indeed died from “trauma due to mauling by animals.” ... In addition to the autopsy, the report described investigators' findings in grisly detail, most of which he had already made public after the attack in an ... […]

  • Accused at Quebec pit bull trial suggests his dog might have been provoked
    on February 21, 2018 at 5:15 am

    ... of his pit bull-type dogs allegedly mauled a young girl suggested to the judge Tuesday his animal might have been provoked. In a brief statement on the last day of his trial, Karim Jean Gilles told Quebec court Judge Pierre Belisle no witness had come forward to say his dog had attacked a human prior ... […]

  • Accused at Quebec pit bull trial tells the court he won't testify
    on February 20, 2018 at 8:48 pm

    A man charged with criminal negligence causing bodily harm after one of his pit bull-type dogs allegedly mauled a young girl suggested to the judge Tuesday his ... Magdalena Biron said the attack left Vanessa with fractures to the cranium and hand, as well as a cheekbone broken in seven pieces. […]