In her zeal to keep serial biters alive, a no-kill rescuer attacks larger no-kill agencies.
No-Kill Meets Mad Max
Austin, TX - Recently, we were alerted to a post by Promoting Integrity in No Kill Sheltering, which is penned by Eileen McFall. The post features two central players in "no-kill," which is the private-public partnership of Austin Pets Alive (APA), a 501(c)3 organization, and Austin Animal Center (AAC). The city of Austin has a 95% save rate initiative (5% above t… [Read full blog post]
A 59-year old woman was attacked and killed by two family pit bulls in El Paso.
Pit Bulls Kill Woman
El Paso, TX - A 59-year old woman is dead after being attacked by a pair of family pit bulls, according to police. Her death was discovered Sunday at about 6:00 pm at 7240 Royal Arms Drive. "A woman having just arrived home discovered the body of her mother being mauled by the family dogs," El Paso Police wrote in an incident report released Monday. "The investigation is ongoing, but al… [Read full blog post]
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]