Det. Dave Konecny of the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department said that the woman was killed on Thursday night in the front yard of the home where the dog, named Russia, lived.
A San Francisco police officer shot and killed a dog that bit him in Golden Gate Park on Monday afternoon, according to a police spokesman.
Police in Fremont this week retrieved a stolen pit bull and returned it to an animal shelter after the two alleged thieves tried to sell the puppy online, police said.
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.
A pit bull was rescued from the side of a highway near Watsonville Tuesday, according to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.
A 6-year-old girl who was attacked by two pit bulls at a University of California at Berkeley housing complex in Albany last week has been released from the hospital, a UC Berkeley police captain said.
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.
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.
Salinas police said they shot and killed a pit bull that attacked an officer on Saturday after receiving complaints about loose dogs in Central Park.
A man stabbed and killed a pit bull after it attacked his dog during a walk in Pleasant Hill on Thursday night, authorities said.