Fourth Time Police Had Been Called to Owner's Home
A man died after being attacked by a pit bull and dragged up and down the sidewalk.
Man Killed by Dog
Big Spring, TX - A 46-year old man is dead after being attacked by a dog in Big Spring. The fatal attack occurred about 6:00 am in the 1100 block of East 13th Street. Neighbors told NewsWest 9 the man was dragged up and down the sidewalk before police arrived. Officers open fired on the dog, described as a pit bull, before Big Spring Anima… [Read full blog post]
Elayah Brown, 4-years old, died after being attacked by a family dog in Fort Worth.
Dog Kills Child
Fort Worth, TX - On Friday, a 4-year old girl was attacked by a dog at a South Fort Worth home. The attack occurred in the 1400 block of Oak Grove Road just after 5:00 pm. Arriving officers found the child seriously injured by the dog in the backyard. She was taken to Cook Children's Medical Center in critical condition, where she later died. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identi… [Read full blog post]
Deann Stephenson, 59, was killed by a pack dogs on February 15 in Porter, Texas.
Woman Killed by Dogs
Porter, TX - On February 15, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported animal bite on Cunningham Drive at about 1:00 pm. Deputies "immediately called for EMS as they had a 59-year old female who was attacked by a pack of five dogs. The deputies attempted to stop the massive bleeding by applying tourniquets to the extremities," reports the Montgomery County… [Read full blog post]
A south Texas no-kill shelter is being accused of "dog laundering" in a civil lawsuit.
The Redacted Complaint
Hidalgo County, TX - In October, a lawsuit was filed in Hidalgo County against the Palm Valley Animal Society (PVAS) located in Edinburg. The lawsuit was filed after a child was bitten in the face by a dog her family had adopted from them eight days earlier. The complaint is unlike any complaint we have read before, given the volume of details and allegations contained w… [Read full blog post]