A Los Angeles Police Department officer fired a shot at a pit bull that bit a city worker Wednesday in the South Los Angeles area, according to police.
Freckles is called the class clown at the shelter. He’s a sweet boy that’s eager to please.
“I felt like my life was in danger,” Marshon Oxley said, “I felt like the dog was going to kill me.”
No officers were hurt.
Animal control officers located a missing pit bull Wednesday that was part of an ongoing cruelty investigation.
Authorities said the couple both sustained serious injuries.
A Vietnam veteran, who was laid to rest Friday, made certain that his beloved dog will live the long and healthy life that his late owner always wanted for him.
Days after the Lowery family were reunited with their dog, a pit bull they say was stolen from their San Jacinto yard and dyed black, they found “Coco” missing again Sunday.
One dog has a hair-raising tale of theft, concealed identity, a brazen escape and a lucky reunion with its owner.
As she got to her house, Rosaleen Banner said she heard a third shot and her dog in a pool of blood.
A toddler was severely injured Wednesday morning when the family’s pit bull attacked him, ripping off his ear.
A 61-year-old grandmother of eight was recovering Tuesday after being attacked by a pit bull while walking in her neighborhood.
A 2-year-old pit bull is making a remarkable recovery Sunday, hours after receiving more than 1,000 stitches following a knife attack.
Animal Services officials remind the public to be careful about picking up stray dogs.
The 38-year-old suspect — whose name was withheld — was taken into custody, police said.