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18-month-old Charlie was set to be put down after attacking a police horse at San Francisco's Crissy Field. (Owner David Gizzarelli/SFist)

Owner Battles Dog Death Sentence After SF Crissy Field Horse Attack

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.

09/10/2012

A pit bull terrier. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Pit Bull Found Tied To Side Of Watsonville Highway

A pit bull was rescued from the side of a highway near Watsonville Tuesday, according to the Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter.

09/05/2012

A pit bull dog. (CBS)

6-Year-Old Released From Hospital After Albany Pit Bull Mauling

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.

08/29/2012

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Unleashed Pit Bull Attacks Police Horse At San Francisco Crissy Field

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.

08/07/2012

Injured pit bull Mister seen after being shot by Menlo Park police. (Palo Alto Daily Post)

Menlo Park Puppy Miraculously Survives Police Officer Gunshot To Head

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.

07/11/2012

A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Salinas Police Shoot, Kill Pit Bull

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.

07/02/2012

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Pleasant Hill Man Stabs, Kills Pit Bull Attacking His Dog

A man stabbed and killed a pit bull after it attacked his dog during a walk in Pleasant Hill on Thursday night, authorities said.

06/08/2012

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Morgan Hill Man Allegedly Ran Dog To Death

Morgan Hill police say a man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after he ran two dogs to the point of heat exhaustion.

06/05/2012

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Pit Bull Fatally Shot In San Francisco’s Hunters Point

A pit bull was killed in a shooting in San Francisco’s Hunters Point neighborhood on Friday afternoon, police and animal control officials said Monday.

05/14/2012

According to authorities, this dog attacked a 2-year-old boy in Castro Valley on May 8, 2012. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Parents Of 2-Year-Old Mauled By Dog In Castro Valley Arrested

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.

05/08/2012

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