USPS Carriers Risk Dog Bites During Quarantine
31 Mar

USPS Carriers Risk Dog Bites During Quarantine

The terms self-quarantine, social distancing, and COVID-19 might not have meant much to us six weeks ago, but in a blink of an eye, they’ve become essential to our current society. Our vocabulary isn’t the only thing that has changed over the last few weeks. Shopping habits, daily routin...

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Rabies Quarantine Bill Heads to Senate
19 Mar

Rabies Quarantine Bill Heads to Senate

Rabies Quarantine Bill Heads to Senate A new bill would require pet owners to quarantine their rabid dogs or face expensive fines and misdemeanor charges. The legislation, which has already cleared Virginia’s House of Representatives, seeks to hold negligent pet owners responsible when their a...

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Portsmouth Toddler Killed by Family Pit Bull
13 Mar

Portsmouth Toddler Killed by Family Pit Bull

A 2-year-old Portsmouth boy has died at a local hospital after being attacked by the family dog. Early reports indicate that the toddler was attacked at home by the pet pit bull, suffering serious wounds. First responders transported the victim to a local hospital, but tragically, he was unable to r...

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Senior Citizen Killed by Pit Bulls Outside Home
11 Mar

Senior Citizen Killed by Pit Bulls Outside Home

Two dog owners have been charged with involuntary manslaughter following a vicious, deadly attack in Georgia. Police say the pair are the owners of two pit bulls and a Labrador retriever mix involved in the incident that occurred last month in Crawford County. According to news reports, the dogs liv...

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Attacks in Animal Shelters on the Rise
26 Jan

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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