pit bull

Sparkle the pony will be missed

A Loomis family is mourning the loss of their pet pony that died after a vicious dog mauling. Amber Farman, of Loomis, whose family owned the pony said, “Part of me is angry, pa ...

Dog's horse-attack ‘wanted’ posters plaster Norcal

Reward posters are going up on walls in pet stores and veterinarian offices from Reno to Sacramento to Stockton in a new regional drive to collar a man and dog involved in a brutal ...

Legislation needed for spay and neutering of pit bulls

Legislation needed for spay and neutering of pit bulls Pit bulls are vicious and unpredictable and our county and state politicians need to show some courage and leadership and t ...

Horse mauling mystery man now has a face

Investigators are hoping a composite photo will jog people's memories and help crack the case of a dog owner who fled the scene of a horse attack near Auburn. Placer County Animal ...

Two horse attacks spur pit bull debate

Expect more pit bull attacks, a critic of the breed said Wednesday in the wake of the second Auburn-area incident this month involving a pit bull injuring a horse on a trail ride. ...

New pit bull attack on horse in canyon

Another off-leash pit bull has attacked and injured a horse being ridden near Auburn – the second in less than three weeks. The unprovoked attack occurred at the North Fork of t ...

Dog's horse attack probe still on

No dog and no owner has surfaced from the off-leash pit bull attack on a horse being ridden on an Auburn State Recreation Area trail near Auburn. But the effort by the state Parks ...

Auburn man survives heart attack thanks to pit bull, specialized care

SACRAMENTO — If it wasn’t for his 1-year-old pit bull, Auburn’s Sandy Hoehne said he wouldn’t be alive. It was a warm day in March 2007. Hoehne, 56, was in the backyard ...

Pit bull attack reward grows

The reward is up considerably for a crime-solving lead in the search for a man who fled with his dog after what witnesses say was a pit bull's unprovoked attack on a horse being ri ...

New leads emerge in dog attack on horse

Approaching a week since a vicious dog attack on a horse being ridden on an Auburn-area trail, the investigation into locating the animal was bolstered Wednesday by new information ...

Reward offered in pit bull attack

An Auburn feed store put up reward money Tuesday to help locate a pit bull and owner involved in a bloody attack on a horse. Echo Valley Ranch owner Greg Kimler said that he was s ...

No solid leads in pit bull attack case

Still without a license plate number of the fleeing dog owner in a pit bull attack that injured a horse last Thursday, state Parks and Recreation Department officials are having no ...

Attack pit bull still at large

A day after a pit bull attacked a horse on an Auburn State Recreation Area trail, Jerry Jackson was packing a canister of pepper spray for protection as he set out from the rim of ...

Pit bull terror on trail

Traffic was halted for a short time Thursday on Foresthill Road near Auburn to protect a riderless horse that was galloping down the center of the thoroughfare to escape an attacki ...

No criminal charges to be filed in local's death

Officials said Monday that it is still unclear if several family dogs contributed to the December death of Foresthill resident Cora Lee Suehead. The body Suehead, 61, a longtime P ...
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