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Why police can't act over dog attack on private property in Redfield.

THIS is the face of child after she was savaged by a dog in the garden of a family friend. Little Amaia Hawker needed 16 stitches – but the police are powerless to act. 466 more words

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Police officer attacked by dog.

ST. LOUIS – A St. Louis police officer has been released from the hospital after he was attacked by a dog.

Investigators say the officer was responding to a call in the 4700 block of Ashland Court when a pit bull bit him twice, once on the arm and once on the hand. 29 more words

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Matapihi dog owner named.

A Matapihi man, whose three-year-old pitbull dog attacked his three-year-old nephew on March 27, lost a battle for name suppression today.

Aaron James Kohu, 41, appeared in Tauranga District Court today charged with owning a dog that attacked another person. 213 more words

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Pit bull attacks teen in Albrightsville

An escaped pit bull bit an Albrightsville teen repeatedly Saturday afternoon, according to police.

The dog’s owner, 56-year-old Charisse Williams, has been cited for a dog law violation. 53 more words

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Harlan CC hears vicious dog appeal

The Harlan City Council discussed an appeal to a vicious dog determination during a public hearing held Tuesday. The dog’s owner, Cindy Scheffler of Harlan, was in attendance to make the appeal for her dog, Bailey, who she claimed, was not vicious. 413 more words

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Proposed amendment takes aim at vicious dogs.

Eight-year-old Riley still has scars after a neighbor’s pit bull attacked her unprovoked in Talleyville two years ago.

“It was a death grip. That’s how vicious it was. 217 more words

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Pit bull case now a civil matter.

The final chapter of the Valley Springs pit bull case is not quite closed after the involved parties came before a judge Friday, April 11, in Department 2 of the Calaveras County Superior Court. 147 more words

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