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A child was bitten by the family dog at this Castro Valley home. (CBS)

Castro Valley Child Bitten By Dog; 2nd East Bay Mauling In 2 Days

Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. J.D. Nelson confirmed Tuesday that a child was badly bitten by family dog on the 21000 block of Gary Drive in Castro Valley early Tuesday morning.


A warning is posted outside a Concord home (CBS)

Pit Bull Euthanized After Concord Toddler Mauling

A 2-year-old Concord girl was airlifted to a hospital after being bitten by her family’s pit bull on Monday afternoon, a fire official said. County authorities put the animal down early Tuesday.


A warning is posted outside a Concord home (CBS)

2-Year-Old Concord Girl Hospitalized After Pit Bull Attack

A two-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was bitten by a pit bull Monday afternoon, authorities said.


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

3-Year-Old Mauled By Pit Bull In Martinez

A 3-year-old girl who was seriously injured in unincorporated Martinez Friday morning when a pit bull attacked her is expected to survive.



Lunging Pit Bull Shot Dead By Alameda Police Officer

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.


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Pacifica Police Officer Shoots, Kills Pit Bull Attacking Corgi

A police officer shot and killed a dog that appeared to be attacking a Pacifica resident’s smaller dog Tuesday morning, police said.



Oakland Man Guilty Of ’06 Rapes, ’08 Murder Of Man Over Pit Bull

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.


Berkeley animal care officials recently rescued a pit bull puppy. X-rays revealed 38 BB gun pellets in the dog’s body. (Berkeley Animal Care Services)

Berkeley Pit Bull Shot 38 Times With BB Gun

When Berkeley animal care officials sent a recently rescued pit bull puppy with clipped ears to the veterinarian, they discovered signs of extreme abuse.


A "Beware of the Dog" sign at the Pacifica home where 32-year-old Darla Napora was fatally mauled by her pit bull on August 11, 2011. (CBS)

Probe Inconclusive In Fatal Pit Bull Mauling Of Pregnant Pacifica Woman

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.


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Woman Bitten, Dog Killed In Union City Pit Bull Attack

A woman was bitten in Union City on Monday morning when she tried to stop two dogs from attacking her terrier, police said.