Pit bull

Claudia Gallardo was fatally mauled by a pit bull in Stockton on April 11, 2013. (Gallardo Family)

Pit Bull Kills Woman In Yard Of Stockton Home

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.

04/12/2013

Dogfighting.

Officer Shoots, Kills Dog In Golden Gate Park After Getting Bitten

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.

03/19/2013

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Stolen Fremont Pit Bull Puppy Recovered By Police In Sting

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.

03/01/2013

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

police horse

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

pit bull, dog, generic

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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