On Monday night, a man in San Marcos called the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department due to a potential intruder in his family’s home. When the deputies arrived, they let their K9 unit, a large German Shepherd Dog, run loose in the home. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the dog didn’t find…

On Sunday afternoon, a five-year-old child was attacked by a pit bull in a residential area of Vista. According to ABC San Diego News Channel 10, the incident happened just after 5:00 p.m. at a family home on Rhea Place. Very few details about this dog attack have been released, but we do know that…

Two unleashed pit bulls attacked a dog and the dogs’ owner over the weekend. The man was on Catalina Island with his Jack Russell terrier when the Jack Russell terrier was attacked. The owner tried to intervene and separate the dogs; however, he became the next victim. John Brady is his name, and he was…

dog bite prevention week

This week, April 9-15, has been designated as National Dog Bite Prevention Week. With over 70 million dogs living in households in America, dog bites are inevitable. This week, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) would like to raise awareness among the dog owners and educate others so we can prevent dog bites together. According…

A service dog and her owner were attacked by another dog in Santa Fe. Jacob was walking his dog, Buttercup, around the Santa Fe Trailer and RV Park when a Pitbull brutally attacked Buttercup. When Jacob attempted to stop the Pitbull from attacking his dog, the Pitbull bit his hand and punctured his skin in…

What to do After a Dog Bite Few things are scarier than being attacked by an animal, especially if that animal is known affectionately as ‘man’s best friend.’ A variety of injuries including severe puncture wounds, nerve damage and lacerations can occur from dog attacks. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

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