Findings: 'Disproportionate' Response; Dog Ordered Euthanized
Dangerous dog hearing of the San Francisco public library attack by an alleged "service" pit bull.
San Francisco, CA - On January 16, 2022, Fidel Joshua, a Buildings and Ground Patrol Officer at the San Francisco Public Library was viciously attacked by an alleged “service” pit bull while attempting to check on the welfare of the dog's owner, who was unresponsive and slumped over a desk. During the attack, a co… [Read full blog post]
Karen Rosa-Madrid, 26-years old, was killed by four dogs in her East Valinda home's backyard.
Dogs Kill Woman
Valinda, CA - On December 28, Karen Rosa-Madrid, 26, was fatally attacked by her family's four dogs while trying to get into a backyard window of her East Valinda home, according to police. Her 6-year old son suffered minor bite injuries. Rosa-Madrid, who resided at the home with her sister-in-law, had forgotten her key that day. No one was at the home in the 18000 block… [Read full blog post]
Argelia Alvarado was critically injured by a pit bull whose bite history was not disclosed.
Complaint Against City
Los Angeles, CA - On August 5, 2021, dog bite attorney Kenneth Phillips filed a Complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of Argelia Alvarado and her husband Jose. Both of Argelia's arms were savaged in a vicious attack by a pit bull adopted from Los Angeles Animal Services. One arm had to be amputated almost to her shoulder. A police officer who was at the sc… [Read full blog post]
Multiple violent pit bull attacks dominate Humboldt County, Emerald Triangle Region.
Fourth Serious Attack
Humboldt County, CA - On Friday, another violent dog attack was reported by the Redheaded Blackbelt, a media outlet that serves the Emerald Triangle. This is the fourth violent attack in the region since January 9. Humboldt County has a population of 135,000 and contains cities like Arcata and Eureka and Humboldt Redwoods State Park. We first interacted with the Bl… [Read full blog post]