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A 21-year-old man who suffered severe injuries in a dog attack involving a shelter dog is suing the organization, Labrador and Friends, and the County of San Diego.

According to a 10News report, the 21-year-old man and his family attended an adoption event in Scripps Ranch hosted by the nonprofit on December 20, 2014.

They brought home a Labrador from the event.

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The lawsuit alleges that while the organization gave them some information, the dog’s veterinary records, his chip and other life history, they left out one critical detail Continue reading →

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Pitbull AttackA 6-year-old boy was hospitalized with injuries after being bitten by a “vicious” dog he tried to pet.

According to a news report in The Desert Sun, the dog attack occurred in the 53-500 block of Avenida Rubio in La Quinta the evening of September 23, 2015.

Police say they responded to the area where they found that the child had been bitten by the dog.

He was transported to an area hospital with wounds to his face and chin.

The dog, which was identified as a pit bull mix by the Riverside County Department of Animal Services, was quickly Continue reading →

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Pitbull AttackEmilio Rios, 65, was killed and another woman suffered major injuries in a dog attack in North Shore in Riverside County.

According to a report in The Desert Sun, the incident occurred early morning on September 8, 2015 in front of a home at 70-670 Sea Gull Drive.

Shortly after police found Rios, they heard a cry from a woman who was being attacked by dogs nearby. Officers were able to scare the dogs away, but the woman has been hospitalized with major injuries.

Sheriff’s deputies captured the dogs, which were pit bulls. One of the dogs, described as Continue reading →

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Pitbull AttackAn 11-year-old boy has been hospitalized with injuries after a dog attack in Costa Mesa.

According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the dog bite incident occurred in the 1000 block of Nancy Lane the evening of August 2, 2015.

Police say the boy was walking down the street when he passed by his neighbor’s house whose front door was left open.

Officials say a pit bull that was being fostered by the boy’s neighbors came outside.

The boy, who saw the dog and became scared, started to run away. The dog Continue reading →

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American Staffordshire Terrior Dog AttackThree children were hospitalized with injuries after a dog attack in Temecula the afternoon of July 11, 2015. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the dog attack occurred at a home in the 40000 block of Chantemar way.

The three children, ages 15, 14 and 4, suffered injuries to their arms. Witnesses told police the dog, an American Staffordshire Terrier, mistook children playing as aggressive actions and attacked one of them.

When the other siblings tried to rescue the first victim, they Continue reading →

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A Placentia woman was injured in a dog attack after one of her two pit bulls bit her.

According to a news report in the Orange County Register, police officers responded to a home in the 700 block of East Yorba Linda Boulevard the afternoon of March 9, 2015 and found the woman with bite marks on her face, head, arms and hands.

The attack occurred when the woman, believed to be in her mid-40s, was Continue reading →

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A woman was severely injured in a dog attack after a 9-year-old pit bull mix mauled her.

According to a Bay City News report, the incident occurred on Silverado Drive in Pinole the morning of March 1, 2015.

The 40-year-old woman suffered significant injuries to her face, legs and arms.

Paramedics reportedly administered advanced life support treatment after which the victim Continue reading →

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Hector Marroquin was seriously injured in a horrific dog attack after a pack of pit bulls bit him.

According to a news report, the dog bite incident occurred the evening of January 7, 2014 in an alley near Clinton Avenue and Bond Street in Southeast Fresno.

Marroquin said he was locking up the gate to his carport in the alley when four pit bulls Continue reading →

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David Armillie, a San Diego man, has reported that he and his dog were attacked by a loose pit bull as they walked home from a grocery store in the Grant Hill area. Armillie told Channel 10 that he was walking with his dog, Scutter, in the 200 block of 33rd Street on November 25, 2014, when a pit bull jumped over a fence and attacked them. The pit bull got Scutter in his jaw and Armillie had to free his dog from the pit bull’s strong hold.
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A 1-year-old boy identified as Kaidyn Sutton suffered severe facial injuries after a dog attacked him in a Riverside County park on November 14, 2014.

According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the incident occurred at Primrose Park in French Valley, an unincorporated area northeast of Murrieta. Kaidyn was with his mother and her friend when a 6-year-old Labrador mix Continue reading →

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