Taiwan mulls total ban on pit bulls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a recent spate of attacks by American pit bull terriers, Taiwan is considering imposing an outright ban on owning the dogs. In the latest incident, a pit bull mau...

Video shows pit bull maul scooter rider in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A motorist suffered a gruesome injury to his leg after an American pit bull terrier savagely attacked him at an intersection in Yunlin County. Surveillance camera foota...

3 charged in woman's death after dog attack in Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Three relatives have been charged in a dog attack that resulted in the death of a Tennessee woman. The Shelby County district attorney's office said Wednesday t...

5 adults unable to stop pit bull from mauling dog in S.W. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of an American pit bull terrier has been fined NT$30,000 (US$1,000) after his pet viciously mauled a neighbor's dog for 32 seconds, despite the efforts of fi...

Kentucky woman pleads not guilty to murder in dog attack

CONWAY, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky woman who authorities say released her pit bull on a man has pleaded not guilty to murder in his death. Melissa Wolke, 38, pleaded not guilty Monday t...

Illinois man trapped in tree overnight after dog attack

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois authorities say a man was seriously injured when he spent a night trapped in a tree he'd scaled to escape an attacking dog. The Belleville F...

Lawsuit: Suburban Denver police let dog attack sleeping man

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man says officers in suburban Denver allowed a police dog to attack him while he slept, nearly killing him and permanently damaging his vocal chords. ...

Video shows pit bull relentlessly attacking Taiwanese postman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A postman suffered a vicious, unprovoked attack by a pit bull at an intersection in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu County on Friday (May 10), causing him to suffer lacerations t...

Austrian court jails woman over fatal dog attack on toddler

BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian court has sentenced a dog owner to six months in prison after her Rottweiler mauled a toddler who died of his injuries weeks later. Public broadcaster ORF r...

Taiwanese outraged after pit bull savagely mauls dog to death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese are outraged again after yet another pet American pit bull terrier savagely mauled a neighborhood dog in central Taiwan yesterday (March 2), reported UDN. Yesterda...

Judge: Police dog attack didn't violate woman's rights

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge says a "horrendous" police dog attack that severely wounded a seven months pregnant Indianapolis woman didn't violate her constitutional rights because she wasn't t...

Woman who saved boy from dog attack among 16 Carnegie heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A receptionist who used a child's booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. ...

Boy, 2, killed in dog attack in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy critically injured in a dog attack at a Philadelphia home has died of his injuries. Responding officers killed two animals and wounded a third. ...

Lawsuit accuses Martin Scorsese's dog of attacking nurse

NEW YORK (AP) — A dog that belonged to filmmaker Martin Scorsese has been accused in a lawsuit of attacking a nurse and leaving her unable to work for two years. The Daily News repor...

Authorities: Family pit bull attacks, kills 6-year-old boy

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a pit bull has attacked and killed a 6-year-old boy in Pennsylvania. The Blair County coroner says the child died of blunt-force trauma from the d...