Viral Video Shows Extreme 'Entitlement' of White, Female Scofflaw Dog Owner, Who Quickly Plays the Race Card

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. Overview of Confrontation New York, NY - On Monday, a video went viral showing a female dog owner "calling the cops" on a black man after he asked her to leash her dog in an area that requires leashes. The woman is white and her intent is clear, "I'm going to tell [the cops] there is an African American man threatening my life." Amy Cooper be… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Hudson Valley Woman Killed by Her Pet Coonhounds

Arlene Renna, 67, was mauled and killed by one or both of her coonhounds. Woman Dies in Mauling Pleasant Valley, NY - A 67-year old woman home alone was killed by one or more dogs, police said. On Saturday about 4:00 pm, New York State Police and Pleasant Valley Fire Department EMS were dispatched to a home on Barkit Kennel Road after a report of a woman with life-threatening injuries. The woman, identified as Arlene Renna, 67, was found unconscious on her living room floor by her h… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: 75-Year Old Queens Woman Dies After Attack by Pet Mastiff-Mix

Planned to Return Dog Due to Aggression In Coming Days Louise Hermida, 75-years old, was killed by a dog she adopted six years ago. Clarifications UPDATE 02/13/17: New information has been released. The mastiff was not recently adopted as many news groups reported earlier. New York City Animal Care and Control said the dog was adopted from their shelter nearly six years ago. The dog was one year old at that time. Also, the victim's next-door neighbor, Rosa Ortiz, said that Her… [Read full blog post]

2016 Dog Bite Fatality: Staten Island Woman's Death Attributed to Dog Bite Injuries ME's Office Confirms

Daisie Bradshaw, 68, was killed by two dogs in her home on Staten Island. Previous Report Staten Island, NY - On October 25, multiple news groups in New York City reported that a woman was likely killed by two dogs in the basement of her Simonson Avenue home in Mariners Harbor. Today, the NYC Medical Examiner's Office confirmed through a public records request by our nonprofit that Daisie Bradshaw, 68, died due to dog bite injuries. The cause of death is "multiple blunt force and… [Read full blog post]