Attacks in Animal Shelters on the Rise

Attacks in Animal Shelters on the Rise

Visit any animal shelter on a busy Saturday afternoon and you’ll be inspired by what you see. Families picking out new pets, volunteers walking and grooming the animals, and employees assisting with the adoption process are all incredibly inspiring. Unfortunately, though, there is a dark side ...

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German Shepherds Attack WV Boy

German Shepherds Attack WV Boy

Authorities say a pair of German shepherds are to blame for a West Virginia boy’s hospitalization. The five-year-old was playing outside on Christmas day when the dogs attacked. Police say they aren’t sure who the dogs belong to or how they got loose. An investigation into the incident i...

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Loose Dog Attacks Baby, Good Samaritan

Loose Dog Attacks Baby, Good Samaritan

Two people were injured in Rockland County, New York last week after a loose pit bull attacked. Police say they are still on the hunt for the owner of the black and white pit bull that roamed freely before biting at least two people. They responded to a call January 7, 2020 after a one-year-old [&he...

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Off-Leash Pit Bull Attacks 2 in Petco

Off-Leash Pit Bull Attacks 2 in Petco

Two people and a dog suffered bites from an attacking pit bull that had slipped its leash in a Georgia Petco in December. The pit bull’s owner is now facing charges for allowing her pet to run loose in public. News reports about the incident show that the dog was collared before spotting and s...

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2019 Holds the Record for Dog Bite Fatalities

2019 Holds the Record for Dog Bite Fatalities

Sometimes, man’s best friend becomes man’s worst enemy. While pets are an integral part of American society, 2019 has seen a rise in dog bite fatalities. In fact, the year has seen a nationwide total of 47 deaths related to dog bites and attacks, which is an all-time high. From a 12-year-old boy att...

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