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Three-week-old baby left alone for five minutes killed by dog

Grand Rapids - A three-week-old girl is dead after she was bitten by one of her family’s three pit bulls. The baby was only left unattended for about five minutes and her death serves as a reminder not to leave babies and small children alone with dogs.

Proposed Montreal pit bull ban would not have saved woman's life

The mayor of Montreal told media today his city is working toward having a ban of pit bulls in place by September. However, the proposed ban is not an outright ban and would not have saved the life of a woman recently killed by a pit bull.

Man barely survives vicious attack from pitbulls on Christmas Day

The best thing about ringing in the New Year for Robin Elgie is being alive. The Fort St. John, B.C. man was very nearly killed on Christmas Day when two vicious pitbulls charged into his home in full attack mode.

Outrage at bullfighter's pit bull attack photos on Facebook

A top Portuguese bullfighter, João Moura Jr, has incurred the wrath of animal rights groups in Europe, by posting a series of shocking photographs on his Facebook page showing pit bulls attacking a calf.

California woman mauled to death by gang of pit bulls

A 63-year-old woman who took regular morning walks in her small Southern California community has been mauled to death by a pack of pit bulls. During the day there have been air searches to find the dogs and a $25,000 reward has been offered.

Op-Ed: The great pit bull non-outrage

Saint Louis - A pit bull pup is dragged for a mile down the highway behind a truck; it is now receiving first class medical attention. Who cares? Put it to sleep and spend the money on something else.

French dog poisoned and buried alive survives

A dog in Paris has experienced what is being described in the media as a "miraculous" escape after he was poisoned and buried alive.

Chihuahua dies saving child from pit bulls

A heroic Chihuahua bravely squared off against two pit bulls that invaded the family's apartment and went after a 4-year-old boy.

Two pit bulls set on fire by teenagers; dogs later euthanized

April is 'Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month' and for many, preventing animal abuse is more than just a calendar event. However, in Dallas, Texas, two teens allegedly performed the worst act of cruelty when they set two pit bulls on fire.

Op-Ed: Are Pit Bulls the AK47 Assault Rifles of Canines?

Pit bulls and Rottweilers are the dogs of choice of the drug lords and gangs. They are also family pets and according to their owners gentle creatures with proper care.

Are Pit Bulls Victims of Profiling by the Media and Public?

Newspaper reporters deal with conflict regularly. Little did I know the level of the conflicts concerning pit bulls until I wrote a news story about them.

Pit Bull Attacks 2008: Are These Dogs Safe in the Neighborhood?

Pit bull owners are often defensive about their pets. They need to be. That's because there are plenty of outraged people about these animals in the neighborhoods, especially where there are children.

Illinois Man Arrested For Housing 15 Pit Bulls in One-Room Trailer

James Foster, 59 of Robbins Illinois has been arrested. He was discovered housing both himself and 15 pit bulls in a one room trailer which sat in a junkyard. Police suspect he was breeding the dogs to fight.

Police say man fed cats to his pit bulls

A man captured neighborhood cats and kittens and fed them live to his pit bulls, authorities said on Thursday. Tye Hilmo, 21, was charged Thursday with aggravated cruelty to animals.

Pit bulls rip dog apart

Two small dogs were being taken for a walk by their owner when two pit bulls attacked them, killing one and severely injuring another.
 

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João Moura Jr.  famous Portuguese bullfighter incurred the wrath of animal rights groups by posting...
João Moura Jr., famous Portuguese bullfighter incurred the wrath of animal rights groups by posting images of pit bulls attacking a calf on his property.
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Three-week-old Susannah Jean Murray killed by pit bull after being left alone
Three-week-old Susannah Jean Murray killed by pit bull after being left alone
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