The Wolf Hybrid Myth

The Wolf Hybrid Myth

Wolves and wolf dogs have an undeniable appeal. Beautiful creatures, the animals have come to represent strength, solitude and resilience in our culture. They’re represented in movies, on TV and in our favorite books. Because of their popularity in pop culture, wolf dog hybrids have become a p...

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Deceptive Adoption Listings Place Dangerous Dogs in Homes

Deceptive Adoption Listings Place Dangerous Dogs in Homes

When families look online for a new pet, they’re often greeted by colorful photos of dogs posed with funny hats, cute captions and intriguing backstories. Facts about a dog’s history, on the other hand, are more difficult to come by. Dogsbite.com recently published an expose about the de...

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Report: 433 Killed by Dogs Since 2005

Report: 433 Killed by Dogs Since 2005

A new report with thirteen years of data has revealed shocking trends about dog bites in America. Dogsbite.org has released their findings, including the statistic that 433 people have suffered fatal dog bites since 2005. The report breaks down these attacks by breed, with pit bulls responsible for ...

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Man Attacked by Pit Bulls in Hampton Park

Man Attacked by Pit Bulls in Hampton Park

A walk in the woods turned dangerous for a man at Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton recently. The man was walking a trail near where his family was holding a cookout when two pit bulls began running straight towards him. He tried to run from the animals, but fell. The dogs attacked the man’s...

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161 VA Postal Workers Attacked in 2017

161 VA Postal Workers Attacked in 2017

Dog attacks on postal workers are down slightly from 2016, with more than 6,000 workers injured nationwide in 2017. The number is still staggeringly high, even as the number of attacks locally have gone down. Virginia saw 161 postal workers attacked by dogs last year, compared with 173 in 2016. Even...

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