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Dog Bite

Animal Update: Preventing Dog Bites

Sunday marked the beginning of National Dog Bite Prevention Week.



Petaluma Paying $500,000 To Man Bitten By Police Dog

A North Bay city has agreed to pay $500,000 to a man who was bitten by a police dog, leaving him with a missing chunk of biceps.


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.


Firefighters at the scene of a fire at a Berkeley studio which features an art piece of an airplane tail sticking out of the roof. (CBS)

Firefighters Douse Flames, Tangle With Chihuahua At Berkeley Art Studio

An early morning fire at an artist’s live and work space in West Berkeley had firefighters trying to contain both flames and a spooked chihuahua.