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Pit bulls

A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Insurance Company Drops Pit Bull Coverage For California Owners

It’s a breed ban for the much-maligned pit bull, as a major insurance company has dropped coverage for the the dog’s owners.


Animal control officer seeks to capture a pit bull. (CBS)

Fresno County Man Killed By Pitbulls

Authorities say a Fresno County man is dead after being mauled by pit bull dogs.


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

Fremont Police Officers Shoot Pit Bull Responding To Bogus Burglary Report

A dog was shot and injured Thursday night after officers responded to an alleged burglary in progress at a Fremont home that turned out to be a false report made by a teenage neighbor, a police detective said.


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3 Arrested In San Carlos Undercover Drug Probe; Pit Bulls Seized

A three-month undercover investigation by law enforcement in San Mateo County led to the arrest of three people suspected of dealing drugs in San Carlos on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–06/03/2011

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East San Jose Pit Bull Attack Prompts Warning To Residents

San Jose officials are handing out letters warning East San Jose residents about two pit bulls, who attacked a woman and her dog last week and are still on the loose.


Edna, a rescued pit bull terrier, dog, Oakland

Dozens Of Pit Bull Dogs Rescued From Oakland Home Squalor

Dozens of pit bulls have been rescued from a squalid two-bedroom Oakland home caked with dog feces and reeking of urine and decay.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/27/2011

Santa Clara Could Mandate Fixing Pit Bulls

A proposal to keep dangerous dogs in check is taking shape in Santa Clara County. The ordinance could require that owners of pit bulls spay or neuter their animals.


Concord Pit Bull Owner Facing New Charges in Fatal Mauling

The owner of a pack of pit bulls that fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson in their Concord home on July 22 pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of child abuse and owning a vicious animal.


Step-Grandfather Formally Charged in Pit Bull Death

Steven Hayashi, 52, continues to be held in the county jail in Martinez on $120,000 dollars bail. Contra Costa deputy district attorney John Cope says the Concord man will be charged with felony child endangerment […]


Local Animal Law Comes Into Question

CONCORD, Calif. (KCBS) _ Some Contra Costa animal lovers may be in violation of local law without even knowing it.




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