Pit bull

San Francisco Police shot a pit bull during an altercation with a man. (CBS SF)

Pit Bull Shot By SF Police Expected To Recover

Police say they noticed the pit bull’s owner had some sort of drug paraphernalia on him, but when they tried to stop the man, the dog became aggressive.

07/28/2015

Three people were attacked by an escaped pit bull puppy outside the San Francisco Mint building. (CBS)

Escaped Pit Bull Shot In Leg After Attacking U.S. Mint Employee, 2 Others Outside San Francisco Coin Factory

A pit bull’s leg will likely be amputated after the dog allegedly attacked a U.S. Mint employee and two other people outside the Mint building in San Francisco and was shot by federal police.

07/21/2015

Maximillian the pit bull puppy had to be put down after someone tortured him. (Courtesy: San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

$10K Reward Offered After Homeless Man’s Puppy Stolen, Brutally Tortured In San Francisco

A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.

05/17/2015

A pit bull named Maximilian by shelter staff rests after being treated for his multiple injuries. (San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

Brutally Abused Dog Found Under Freeway In San Francisco; Reward Offered

A $500 reward is being offered for information in the case of a dog found severely injured early Thursday morning in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, according to the Animal Care and Control.

05/15/2015

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Fighting Pit Bull Killed By Cops When Fire Crews Can’t Get To Burning San Jose Home

The roof of a garage collapsed in a two-alarm fire in San Jose Tuesday afternoon that displaced four people, a fire spokesman said.

03/24/2015

A pit bull attacked its owner in Pinole, leaving the woman seriously injured. (CBS)

Pit Bull Stabbed, Beaten With Bat As It Attacked Woman In Pinole Home; Dog Later Euthanized

Blinky, a 9-year-old pit bull mix that attacked and severely injured a woman at her home in Pinole on Sunday morning, has been euthanized, according to Contra Costa County Animal Services.

03/02/2015

A pit bull named Piglet was reunited with her owner, Jose Rojas, on February 12, 2015. CHP officers found Piglet on Interstate 880 a day earlier. (CBS)

‘Very Sweet’ Pit Bull Found By CHP On Interstate 880 In Oakland Reunited With Owner

A pit bull found wandering far from home on Interstate 880 by California Highway Patrol officers earlier this week was reunited with her owner on Thursday.

02/12/2015

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Pit Bull Stolen After Teen Punched Aboard San Francisco Muni Bus In SoMa

A man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s South of Market neighborhood early Thursday morning, police said.

01/22/2015

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Pit Bull Rescued, 3 Residents Displaced In SF House Fire

A pit bull was saved in a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood Saturday morning that displaced three residents.

01/17/2015

A flyer posted after Mochi the dog was stolen from her home in San Francisco. (Courtesy: David Baker)

Dog Stolen? Get Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong’s 434,000 Instagram Followers, Matt Nathanson To Help

When a thief stole a couple’s pit bull mix Mochi along with a laptop and bicycles, the owner took to social media and recruited hundreds of people to help track her down, but none more connected than Green Day’s front man Billie Joe Armstrong.

01/13/2015

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