Stories tagged: pit bulls
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
A month after a flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support animal, the U.S. Department of Transportation told the airline industry Thursday that carriers can’t bar certain dog breeds …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Rebecca Corry left her home of Kent, in the Seattle suburbs, at age 19, bound for Chicago. She lived for nine years in the Windy City, study writing, acting and …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
A man shot an attacking pit bull in the head, Wednesday morning according to SCRAPS director Nancy Hill.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Philadelphia police say two pit bulls have mauled and critically injured a 96-year-old woman.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Police say a child has died and two others were seriously injured after two pit bulls attacked them in southwest Atlanta.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. – The Yakima City Council is reconsidering a 29-year-ban on pit bull breeds within the city. Reversing the ban will be discussed at the council’s June 21 meeting …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 10:24 p.m.
Young Django, a pit bull mix, happily sniffed everyone within reach Saturday, his tail wagging as he sought out head rubs and ear scratches.
Thu., Sept. 25, 2014
The faint snuffling sound gave me pause. I stopped, turned off my MP3 player and listened. But all I heard was the distant drone of traffic and the light pattering …
Tue., July 15, 2014, 3:43 p.m.
A dog was found dead on Tuesday after being tied up to a fence without water or shade, according to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.
Thu., June 26, 2014, 7:28 a.m.
BURBANK, Wash. — A pit bull dog ran up and bit an 8-year-old boy on the arm Wednesday as he arrived at a pond in Burbank to go fishing with …
Wed., April 16, 2014, 2:50 p.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. — The Yakima City Council has approved an exemption to a ban on pit bull dogs in the city. They’ll be allowed as service animals.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
Hoping his dog’s death will mean new life for other shelter dogs, a Spokane man whose family dog was mortally wounded by two pit bulls last week has established a …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Animal authorities on Sunday impounded one of two pit bulls that mortally wounded a Spokane family’s dog last week and were working to verify that the second pit bull had …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
The Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service is investigating a deadly attack by two pit bulls on another dog near Chase Middle School. Spokesman-Review photographer Dan Pelle was walking Koko, …
Tue., April 9, 2013, 10:28 a.m.
BOISE, Idaho — Authorities and a group of volunteers Monday helped remove and ship more than 60 pit bulls from the scene of a triple slaying and dogfighting operation in …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2012, 11:50 a.m.
The Humane Society of the United States and private citizens are offering a total $4,250 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people involved in a suspected …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2009, 8:39 a.m.
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.
Tue., Oct. 13, 2009, 12:43 p.m.
Three pit bulls mauled a miniature horse last week before being shot to death in Elk, Wash., the Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Office announced today.
Tue., Sept. 16, 2008
Look. Don’t figure for a second that I’m unsympathetic to the plight of those who have been attacked by those nefarious canines known as pit bulls. My thoughts go out …
Wed., Aug. 8, 2007
A Coeur d’Alene police officer shot and killed a pit bull named Tank after the animal chased a man up a tree Tuesday. The incident comes as city officials are …