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A child was bitten by the family dog at this Castro Valley home. (CBS)

Castro Valley Child Bitten By Dog; 2nd East Bay Mauling In 2 Days

Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. J.D. Nelson confirmed Tuesday that a child was badly bitten by family dog on the 21000 block of Gary Drive in Castro Valley early Tuesday morning.


A pit bull terrier. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

3-Year-Old Mauled By Pit Bull In Martinez

A 3-year-old girl who was seriously injured in unincorporated Martinez Friday morning when a pit bull attacked her is expected to survive.



Lunging Pit Bull Shot Dead By Alameda Police Officer

A police officer fatally shot a pit bull in Alameda Sunday night while responding to a home on a report of a disturbance, police said.


A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Pit Bull Attacks Fairfax Officer; 2nd Incident In 4 Years

A Marin County police officer was badly hurt in a dog attack, and officers report that this isn’t the first time they’ve been forced to use a weapon on the same animal.


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Pacifica Police Officer Shoots, Kills Pit Bull Attacking Corgi

A police officer shot and killed a dog that appeared to be attacking a Pacifica resident’s smaller dog Tuesday morning, police said.


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Suspect In Concord Fatal Pit Bull Attack On Toddler May Face Murder Charge

A preliminary hearing began in Martinez Wednesday for a man whose pack of pit bulls attacked and killed his 2-year-old step-grandson in his home in Concord last July.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

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Ukiah Teen Accused Urging Pit Bull To Attack Officer

A 15-year-old is in custody in Mendocino County after allegedly urging his pit bull to attack an animal control officer.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Shadow died after a pit bull attack at Cataldi Park (Dawn Wilson)

Pit Bulls Attack Woman, Kill Dog In San Jose

Authorities in San Jose were looking for two pit bulls that attacked a woman and killed her dog.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

Edin Keranovich (right) saved his four-year-old son Miguel when he was attacked by three pit bulls who lived next door to his home in Union City. (CBS)

Union City Father Saves Son In Attack By 3 Pit Bulls

A 4-year-old Union City boy was saved from the jaws of three pit bulls thanks to the quick-acting moves of his father in a neighbor’s backyard on Wednesday, according to police.

KPIX 5–01/22/2011

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Another San Jose Resident Attacked By Dogs

For the second time in a matter of weeks, dogs have attacked someone in San Jose.