Call-To-Action: Send in Your Stories of Scofflaw Dog Owners
Scofflaw dog owner Amy Cooper reacts after being told to leash her dog in the Ramble.
On October 14, 2020, it was reported that Amy Cooper made two false 911 calls that day. In the second call, previously unreported, Cooper claimed the man tried to assault her. "The defendant twice reported that an African American man was putting her in danger, first by stating that he was threatening her and her dog, then making a seco… [Read full blog post]
Pit bull mauling victim undergoes life changing surgery decades after being attacked.
GoFundMe for Surgeries
Wisconsin - In September, Niecie Venzke organized a fundraiser for Denise, who was attacked by her brother's two pit bulls in 1997. The dogs tore off most of her scalp. The fundraiser explains that she is undergoing a new surgery after struggling with sores and infections on her head for many years. "I have had multiple surgeries over the years, but I never had any opt… [Read full blog post]
Nonprofit announces first GoFundMe campaign: Staying the course during Covid-19.
Did You Know?
DogsBite.org - In response to the unprecedented need caused by Covid-19, the creators of Giving Tuesday, an annual day of giving that occurs in early December, have launched Giving Tuesday Now. This new global day of giving takes place today, on May 5, 2020. You can pin your story of giving -- whatever that may be, including volunteering and showing kindness -- to the global map. T… [Read full blog post]
Video shows the suspect leaving the scene after a vicious "dog attack and dash" in Atlanta.
Police Increase Reward
Atlanta, GA - On April 2, Lane Pilcher and her dog Banjo were walking along a popular trail in Atlanta called the BeltLine when a pit bull "barking very aggressively" broke free from its owner and attacked Pilcher and her dog. "All I had time really to do was grab my dog, pick him up and turn my back toward this dog that was coming at me," Pilcher told CBS 46. She picked up B… [Read full blog post]