Abraham Tackett, nearly 2-years old, was killed by a chained husky-mix.
Chained Dog Kills Boy archived
Fort Yukon, AK - A boy was killed in Fort Yukon this week after he wandered into a neighbor's yard and was attacked by a chained dog. Abraham Jonathan Tackett was pronounced dead on arrival at the village clinic following the attack. He would have been 2-years old on May 19, said his grandmother, Mary Beth Solomon. The boy got his middle name from his great-grandfather, Jonath… [Read full blog post]
Emergency workers respond to mauling death of 65-year old Rosalie Bivins.
Killed by Pack of Dogs
ADA, OK - A 65-year-old Pontotoc County woman was mauled to death by a pack of pit bull-mix dogs. Two others who came to her aid were also attacked, according to sheriff Joe Glover. He said Rosalie Bivins was checking her mail in front of her residence on County Road 1480 when five to seven dogs began their vicious attack. A rural mail carrier discovered Bivins lying in the road screami… [Read full blog post]
Trooper Shoots, Kills Pit Bull in Fort Lauderdale
(04/18/08): Fort Lauderdale, FL - A Florida Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a pit bull that attacked him outside a home earlier today, authorities said. The dog bit the officer on the hand around 5:20 p.m., said FHP spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky. The dog died soon after it was shot.
The trooper and another officer were conducting a hit and run investigation on the 1600 block of Northwest Ninth Avenue, Wysocky said.
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