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...

Taipei owner of pit bull that fatally attacked poodle faces hefty fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The owner of a pit bull that fatally attacked a poodle in a Taipei park on Sunday (Sept. 13) is facing a hefty fine for violating the Animal Protection Act, the Taipei Cit...

3 injured in Taiwan's second bloody pit bull attack in 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three men living in Taichung were assaulted and injured by a pair of pit bulls on Thursday (Sept. 3), marking the second serious attack by the dog breed in Taiwan within t...

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...

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...

Stray pitbull wanders Taiwan’s mountains 3,000 meters above sea level

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mountain guide nicknamed "A Hong" (阿鴻) who befriended a stray pit bull at central Taiwan's Nanhu Cirque, 3,500 meters above sea level, found a person willi...

Rachael Ray tapes show from home, makes $4M virus donation

Rachael Ray had big plans for the quarantine break at her home in upstate New York. She envisioned “a Renaissance time," rereading the classics, resuming her Danish lessons and studying Italian. ...

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...

Stolen pit bull to make cross-country trip back home

CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) — A pit bull that was stolen from its owner in Montana and taken across the country to West Virginia is on its way back home, thanks to a microchip and a group of volunteers wh...

Man to stand trial in fatal dog mauling of Detroit girl, 9

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit man will stand trial in the fatal dog mauling of a 9-year-old girl. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Pierre Cleveland was bound over Wednesday to Wayne County Cir...

Judge's stern barks at dogfighting defendants prompt appeals

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The judge didn't mince words when it came time to sentence five North Carolina men in an illegal dogfighting operation that involved more than 150 pit bulls. "Ei...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: _____ July 10 The Boston Herald on H. Ross Perot's death and his impact on Americ...

Quentin Tarantino wins top dog award at Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France (AP) — Whether or not Quentin Tarantino wins the Palme d'Or this year, at least he's not coming home without a trophy. The director of the Cannes Film Festival entry "...

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...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat; Taiwanese outraged after pit bull mauls dog to death; Missile show...