pitbull

Kudos to the pitbull alerter

Kudos to the woman who alerted others to the pitbull on the loose. Pax to Nalley Murphy who writes that some of us misunderstand the breed (Reader Input, June 3). My experience w ...

Pitbull alert a lousy call

This is to the lady who was driving up to people walking their dogs in Downtown Auburn yesterday screaming to them, “There is a pitbull loose, there is a pitbull loose, get off t ...

Our View: Time is right to update city’s animal codes

This week the Auburn City Council’s Monday meeting drew a crowd of pitbull supporters who oppose a proposed amendment to city code that would require pitbulls be spayed or neuter ...

Dog attack victim, 91, describes bloody fight for life with 80-pound pit-bull cross

His hand thickly bandaged, 91-year-old Ken Heffren described Tuesday how he fought off a vicious dog attack in his backyard. Heffren, a feisty World War II veteran and retired tel ...

Pitbull attacks 91-year-old in backyard

Auburn police shot and killed a pitbull after it reportedly attacked a 91-year-old man Sunday. The victim suffered “severe” injuries to his left wrist, hand and fingers, whic ...

Pitbulls in need of protection

Owners of dogs considered pitbulls — it’s up to you now! Because of the breed’s undeserved negative media image, pitbull owners have to be even more careful and responsible ...

Four pitbulls are suffering

Since the Sept. 16 attack, Daniel Coverston has been claiming that he “loves” his dogs. It is not love or anywhere near it to knowingly allow your dogs to suffer. These dogs a ...

Pitbulls killed enjoyment of dog park

On Jan. 17, my friend and I took her yellow Labrador to the dog park. Our dog was energetically running in one direction while a pitbull was running in another. They collided. Our ...

Hoping former owner can’t adopt ‘Otis’

I don’t know if I’m alone in my feelings, but I have to admit some amazement that the pitbulls involved in the attack on JoJo (Kerschner) are still alive. Any dog involved in ...

Will Big Brother stare down pitbulls?

I am director of Chako, a canine advocacy and rescue group, and I attended Monday night’s city council meeting on behalf of our Auburn members. I was disheartened by some of the ...