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.
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.
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.
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 3-year-old girl who was seriously injured in unincorporated Martinez Friday morning when a pit bull attacked her is expected to survive.
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 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.
A police officer shot and killed a dog that appeared to be attacking a Pacifica resident’s smaller dog Tuesday morning, police said.
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.
A 15-year-old is in custody in Mendocino County after allegedly urging his pit bull to attack an animal control officer.