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Police on the scene of a pit bull attack in Golden Gate Park Wednesday morning. (1/29/14)

San Francisco Police Shoot and Kill Pit Bull Near Golden Gate Park

The pair of pit bulls that attacked two men in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Tuesday night, prompting police to shoot and kill one of the dogs, had been in the custody of the city last month, San Francisco Animal Care and Control officials said Wednesday.

01/29/2014

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2-Year Old Colton Boy Mauled To Death In Dog Attack

Colton police say a 2-year-old boy has been fatally mauled by as many as five dogs.

09/24/2013

Running back Taiwan Jones #22 of the Oakland Raiders. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Raiders Player’s 2 Pit Bulls Fatally Attack Neighbor’s Chihuahua

Oakland Raiders cornerback Taiwan Jones’ agent said Friday that the NFL player is upset that his two dogs killed a neighbor’s Chihuahua this week.

09/20/2013

18-month-old Charlie was set to be put down after attacking a police horse at San Francisco's Crissy Field. (Owner David Gizzarelli/SFist)

Owner Battles Dog Death Sentence After SF Crissy Field Horse Attack

The owner of a dog that chased and attacked a United States Park Police horse at San Francisco’s Crissy Field appears to have won a partial victory in his fight against an order to put the dog down.

09/10/2012

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Unleashed Pit Bull Attacks Police Horse At San Francisco Crissy Field

A pet owner was arrested Monday after his off-leash pit bull dog attacked a U.S. Park Police officer’s horse at Crissy Field.

08/07/2012

Injured pit bull Mister seen after being shot by Menlo Park police. (Palo Alto Daily Post)

Menlo Park Puppy Miraculously Survives Police Officer Gunshot To Head

A 7-month-old pit bull puppy will apparently make a full recovery after taking a gunshot to the eye when he reportedly charged at a Menlo Park police officer over the weekend.

07/11/2012

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Pleasant Hill Man Stabs, Kills Pit Bull Attacking His Dog

A man stabbed and killed a pit bull after it attacked his dog during a walk in Pleasant Hill on Thursday night, authorities said.

06/08/2012

According to authorities, this dog attacked a 2-year-old boy in Castro Valley on May 8, 2012. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Insurance Claims, County Regulations Up Ante In Dog Biting Cases

Dog bite claims are way up across the nation and, according to the Insurance Information Network, California leads the pack. If it’s your dog doing the biting, you’re likely to pay dearly.

05/19/2012

A Vallejo police officer shot and killed Belle when he felt threatened during a routine house visit on May 16, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Family Demands Answers After Police Officer Kills Dog

A Vallejo family demands answers after a police officer shot and killed one of their dogs when he came to their house Wednesday to investigate an identity theft.

05/17/2012

According to authorities, this dog attacked a 2-year-old boy in Castro Valley on May 8, 2012. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Parents Of 2-Year-Old Mauled By Dog In Castro Valley Arrested

The parents of a two-year-old boy mauled by the family dog in Castro Valley early Tuesday morning have been arrested on child endangerment charges.

05/08/2012

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