Hampton Woman Killed in Dog Attack

Hampton Woman Killed in Dog Attack

A beloved family dog turned vicious this week in Hampton. Chopper, a 92-pound pit bull mix is set to be euthanized after attacking his owner in their family’s backyard. The 31-year-old victim was outside with the family’s pets when the pit bull lunged at her throat. Despite efforts to re...

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Delta Air Bans Pit Bulls

Delta Air Bans Pit Bulls

Delta Airlines has banned pit bulls from flying on their planes as emotional support animals. The decision comes on the heels of the Department of Transportation’s recommendation that all airlines ban the breed from serving as emotional support animals for passengers. Though unenforceable, the...

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NC Pit Bull Attacks Two

NC Pit Bull Attacks Two

Two people suffered injuries in Elizabeth City after a pit bull escaped its home. Reports show that a pedestrian was walking his dog near Cedar Street and North Griffin Street when a loose pit bull began attacking. The man called animal control to report the incident, but when an officer arrived on ...

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Boy Hospitalized After Dog Attack

Boy Hospitalized After Dog Attack

A five-year-old Roanoke boy suffered serious injuries when his friend’s pit bull attacked unexpectedly. The incident occurred during a playdate between the children. While not much is known about the events leading up to the incident, reports show that the boy’s father gunned down the do...

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Woman Rescued in Front Yard Dog Attack

Woman Rescued in Front Yard Dog Attack

A young mother is nursing serious wounds following a scary attack from her own pet. The woman was letting her dogs out in the yard while her newborn waited inside. Tragically, her own dog began attacking, wrestling her to the ground and mauling her legs. Nearby landscapers attempted to fend off the ...

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