A police officer fatally shot a pit bull in Alameda Sunday night while responding to a home on a report of a disturbance, police said.
A police officer shot and killed a dog that appeared to be attacking a Pacifica resident’s smaller dog Tuesday morning, police said.
An Oakland man faces life in prison after being convicted of murdering another man in an argument over a pit bull and raping a woman and a 16-year-old girl.
When Berkeley animal care officials sent a recently rescued pit bull puppy with clipped ears to the veterinarian, they discovered signs of extreme abuse.
The investigation into an August dog mauling in Pacifica that killed a pregnant woman was completed Thursday and police said it cannot be determined why the woman’s family pet went off.
A woman was bitten in Union City on Monday morning when she tried to stop two dogs from attacking her terrier, police said.
San Leandro police who responded to a report that two men with guns were chasing another man didn’t find any suspects but instead recovered about 240 marijuana plants at a nearby house, police said.
An Isleton father found himself under arrest for animal cruelty after he grabbed a machete and hit a neighbor’s dog that he said was behaving aggressively.
Preliminary results from an autopsy performed Friday on a pregnant woman found mauled to death in her Pacifica home show that one of her two pit bulls was likely responsible for killing her, police said Monday.
Authorities are trying to determine what prompted a pit bull to attack and kill a pregnant woman in her Pacifica home.