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November 12, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Pet dog mauls Bremerton baby boy, mother

The Associated Press BREMERTON — A pet dog mauled a 10-month-old boy and bit his mother on her hands and arms when she went to help him Tuesday evening at a home in Bremerton. Fire department emergency responders say the boy was alone in a room playing with a broom when the family dog attacked. The Kitsap Sun…


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September 4, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Owner of dogs that attacked woman on Beacon Hill unknown

Two dogs that were taken to the Seattle Animal Shelter after mauling a woman on Wednesday are under quarantine. Don Jordan, shelter director, said the dogs, both females, are “pit bull-type dogs.” “We have no definitive information about the ownership of the dogs. They’ve been cared for; they’re in great shape,” Jordan said. Seattle police and medics were…


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June 16, 2014 at 9:42 AM

Pit bull attack puts Kennewick woman in hospital

The Associated Press KENNEWICK — A woman is recovering from dog bite wounds she received in a pit bull attack Sunday at a home in Kennewick. Police says Judy Phillips suffered severe bites on her arm and leg. The Tri-City Herald reports medics found her on the driveway of the house, and the pit bull was inside where…


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May 15, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Video: Hero cat stops dog attack on 4-year-old

“Ninja cat,” read the headline of the Bakersfield Californian newspaper. Tara, a family cat in Bakersfield, went all samurai on Tuesday when a dog attacked its owner’s 4-year-old boy, Jeremy — charging, attacking and repelling the dog, which was described as an 8-month-old Labrador-chow mix. And now, Tara’s video has gone viral. Dad Roger Triantafilo posted…


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October 28, 2013 at 10:12 AM

3 youths recovering from Hoquiam dog attack

The Associated Press HOQUIAM — An 8-year-old boy, his younger sister and their baby sitter are recovering from bite wounds after a dog belonging to the siblings’ family attacked them in their backyard in Washington state. KBKW reports the boy had the worst of it. He received stitches for wounds to his head and thigh. His 3-year-old…


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July 10, 2013 at 1:49 PM

White Center man hospitalized after dog attack

A 66-year-old man has been hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he was attacked by three dogs this morning in White  Center. The victim was walking to his home near 18th Avenue Southwest and Southwest 104th Street when he was attacked by the dogs, according to Regional Animal Services of King County. The victim used a pocket knife…


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January 27, 2012 at 10:17 AM

Dogs attack bus driver at Eckstein Middle School

There is not points to locate on the map Two dogs attacked a school bus driver at Northeast Seattle’s Eckstein Middle on Friday morning, which led to a brief lock down at the school. The bus driver, who was taking a walk around the school before heading to another school, suffered puncture wounds to his hands, according…


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