Stories tagged: pit bull
Sun., Dec. 1, 2019
Robby Meyer said he was surprised when the family dog took a liking to Copper. The chestnut-colored bunny was a birthday gift for Meyer’s 5-year-old daughter.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019
Bonnie Rae was on her regular evening walk with her terrier mix, Downey, on the 2500 block of North Morton Street on Sunday when a loose pit bull charged at …
Wed., April 17, 2019
Finding out just who’s a good dog is set to become the responsibility of local jurisdictions under new rules on breed bans passed by the Legislature.
Fri., March 29, 2019
A pit bull intent on chasing down an opossum was foiled when he ended up wedged around 100 feet into a pipe in North Carolina.
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017
GREIG, N.Y. – A state police trooper accidentally killed his K-9 partner when trying to protect it from a pit bull attack during a search of a New York residence. …
Thu., March 23, 2017
A Philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017
Spokane hearing examiner upholds ‘dangerous dog’ label for pit bull that bit 5-year-old girl on her face
The city hearing examiner sided with Spokane County Regional Animal Protection in its decision to declare a pit bull
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is investigating a report that a pit bull attacked a 5-year-old girl without provocation, leaving a wound on the girl’s face that required …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017
Officials say a dog that attacked a Florida family who tried to put a sweater on it has been euthanized.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016
A Quebec Superior Court judge on Monday temporarily suspended Montreal’s pit bull ban on the same day the new law was to come into effect.
Mon., June 27, 2016
Authorities in Vermont say an off-duty police officer shot and killed a pit bull that apparently attacked his dog at a dog park.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
A Spokane County deputy shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking him and his police dog early Tuesday morning, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. Deputy …
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014
A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a Spokane Valley man’s dog on Wednesday said he thought the animal was restrained by an invisible fence. Deputy Ryan Smith killed …
Wed., Aug. 27, 2014
A Spokane Valley officer shot and killed a dog after the dog bit him several times this afternoon outside a Greenacres residence.
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014
A pit bull that mauled a 5-year-old boy Friday evening in DeSmet, Idaho, was euthanized over the weekend, and the dog’s owner was cited by Coeur d’Alene tribal police. The …
Sun., April 13, 2014
In just seven days, three pit bull attacks in Spokane left a young girl and several adults bloodied and scarred. Two of the dogs were shot and killed by police, …
Sun., April 13, 2014
Christy Baker doesn’t blame the pit bull that attacked her last week, leaving her with a broken arm, 44 stitches and multiple bruises. “He can’t help it,” Baker said of …
Thu., April 10, 2014
Police shot and killed a pit bull Wednesday night after it attacked five people and tried to evade capture in north Spokane. It’s the third serious pit bull attack in …
Mon., April 7, 2014
A pit bull attacked a police dog chasing a burglary suspect Monday evening, sending the K9 to a emergency veterinarian.
Sun., April 6, 2014
Craig Randleman describes it as a minute of pure terror. It started with the sounds of children’s screams on Thursday, coming from the alley behind his home in the 1800 …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is investigating a deadly attack by two pit bulls on another dog near Chase Middle School.
Thu., March 7, 2013
A man who broke into a home last November and stabbed a dog will spend almost two years in jail in a plea agreement approved Thursday.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2009
Spokane County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a pit bull dog early today while responding to a domestic violence call at a home on Silver Lake Road.
Wed., Dec. 24, 2008
Chewie of St. Louis has found a permanent home. The scrappy black-and-white pit bull rescued from a Spokane dogfighting ring, held as evidence in a criminal trial in February, stolen …