The San Mateo police officer who owns the pit bull that mauled his six-year-old nephew on Monday has hired a top criminal defense attorney.
A six-year old boy was mauled to death by a pit bull at a home in Union City Monday morning, according to Union City police.
Police arrested six people in connection with a Monday shooting in Livermore after an investigation that included a violent confrontation with a pit bull.
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.