A woman was hospitalized Sunday evening, after she was attacked by a pit bull belonging to a friend in Queens.
Judge Joseph Cassini said he received hundreds of letters urging him to throw the book at Curtis, but he opted for probation and called for perspective.
A pit bull will be put down, after he bit and injured an 82-year-old woman in Passaic, N.J.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said 29-year-old Kisha Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Newark to a count of 4th-degree animal cruelty.
After 72 hours, the pit bull mix who now goes by “Little Lola” and “Free Ride,” will go up for adoption.
Joey the pit bull was just three months old when when he was found in a black plastic bag at the closed Pilgrim Psychiatric Center near the Sagtikos Parkway in Brentwood in August.
An adult and a child were hospitalized Monday after being attacked by a dog in Queens, police said.
Misty, a 6-month-old puppy, was being walked in Riverdale, New Jersey when she became fixated on a bird and took off, according to Second Chance Rescue. She darted into the woods and was out of sight in moments.
New Jersey residents were on the lookout on Sunday for the ‘sweet natured’ dog who was last seen on Friday on East Wilson Ave in Riverdale.
The students at the Stephen Gaynor School raised money for the sweet-natured puppy’s medical bills.
Baby Girl was shot as she tried to run away from the scene into the woods, according to the website Special Needs Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation.
Police shot and wounded a pit bull on Staten Island Saturday, after a girl was injured when three of the dogs got loose.
Geller’s dog was a Yorkshire terrier named Benji, just 6 months old. He was out for a walk with Geller’s 22-year-old daughter when the young woman was set upon by a larger dog.
The dogs apparently broke out of a backyard, according to witnesses. Those witnesses said the dogs were able to jump over fences that were 6-feet high.
A 4-year-old girl was attacked by a vicious pit bull in the Bronx this past weekend, in an incident that was captured on surveillance video.