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Police Shoot, Kill Dog After It Charges At Officer

Police shot and killed a pit bull that neighbors in Homewood say was running free and chasing children.

10/22/2012

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Boy Mauled By Relative’s Pit Bulls In Washington County

A boy is recovering after he was mauled by his relative’s pit bulls in Washington County. Braeden Fincik, 11, was celebrating beating his Uncle Nick at an XBOX game when something set off his uncle’s two pit bulls.

08/17/2012

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Teenager Arrested In Shooting Of Dog In Marshall-Shadeland

Police have arrested a teenager in connection with a shooting that left a dog seriously injured.

06/29/2012

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Crime Stoppers: Marshall-Shadeland Animal Cruelty

Police are searching for suspects in a case of animal cruelty. A dog was shot with a gun and left on the porch to die. Now, after surgery that dog is back home recovering. And Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is offering a reward to help find the person who shot it.

06/27/2012

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Shih Tzu Dies After Encounter With Neighbor’s Pit Bull

Angry residents of Carrick gathered on Alries Street today in what they described as a rally for Isabella. Isabella was a Shih Tzu that belonged to their neighbor Al Gallagher, but let’s go back to where this story begins.

06/06/2012

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4-Year-Old Bitten By Pit Bull In Homewood

A child was taken to Children’s Hospital this afternoon after she was reportedly bitten in the face by a pit bull.

05/23/2012

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Boy Hit By Vehicle While Running From Dog In McKeesport

A 7-year-old boy is recovering from injuries after he ran into a moving vehicle this morning while trying to get away from a dog that scared him and his brother and sister.

05/04/2012

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Sutersville Woman Attacked By Own Dogs

A Westmoreland County woman is in the hospital after she was attacked by her own dogs. Neighbors who didn’t want to go on camera described the attack on Cooke and one of her dogs as nothing short of horrifying.

12/26/2011

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Pit Bull’s Owner Sought After Child Attacked

A little boy in Herminie was recently attacked by a pit bull. Now, a local group is working to find the dog’s owner.

11/29/2011

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5-Year-Old Mauled By Pit Bull Returns Home

Five-year-old Hayden Stoll is back at his home in Herminie with his parents and siblings for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

11/23/2011

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5-Year-Old Injured In Dog Attack

A 5-year-old boy underwent surgery Friday night to put a metal plate in his face after he was reportedly attacked by a dog.

11/19/2011

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Boy Receives New Chihuahua After Pit Bull Attack

Tragedy turned into excitement Thursday night for a 10-year-old Butler County boy whose puppy was put down several months ago after it was mauled by a neighbor’s pit bull.

10/27/2011

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Pit Bulls: Bad Breed Or Bad Rap?

The pit bull attack in Ross Township that left a man injured, and Chihuahua barely alive, has sparked debate about the pit bull breed. Is it simply a dangerous breed? Or do pit bulls get a bad rap?

08/31/2011

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Humane Society’s Fieser Discusses Negative Press Surrounding Pit Bulls

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek visits with Gretchen Fieser, the PR Director of the Western PA Humane Society, and her furry friend Joey the pit bull.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/31/2011

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Pit Bull Attacks 15-Month-Old Girl In Millvale

A 15-month-old toddler girl was attacked by a pit bull in Millvale. This happened in the 400-block of North Avenue at about 7:40 p.m. Neighbors came running when they heard the baby and her father screaming.

08/11/2011

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