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Police On The Hunt Following Horrifying Dog Attack On Long Island

She received 15 stitches to her bandaged foot and had bite marks on her shoulder and hip, painful reminders of a frightening dog attack Valerie DeMasi said she would rather forget.

06/01/2012

Ely Gordilis in the hospital after being attacked by a pit bull (credit: Charlene Donato/Handout)

3-Year-Old Ely Gordilis Attacked By Pit Bull At South Bronx Playground

Ely Gordilis was rushed to Saint Barnabas Hospital where he received 28 stitches after he was mauled by a pit bull over the weekend.

05/22/2012

Drew, a 3-year-old pit bull, weighed 37 pounds when he was brought in to the ASPCA's Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital on Dec. 27, 2011 (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: Brooklyn Man Accused Of Starving Pit Bull Arrested On Animal Cruelty Charge

When the 3-year-old pit bull named Drew arrived at the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in December, he weighed just 37 pounds and couldn’t stand up on his own.

05/08/2012

Bronco, a 3-year-old pit bull, when he was first rescued. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Jermel Miller Of New Cassel Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty, Other Charges

Back in January, police were called to a domestic disturbance at an apartment in Elmont where they found an emaciated 3-year-old pit bull named Bronco.

04/20/2012

Pit Bull (credit: Clipart.com, FILE PHOTO)

ASPCA Officials: Neglected Pit Bulls On S.I. Ate Wire, Other Material To Stay Alive

James E. Jones, 30, was arrested on animal cruelty charges on Thursday. He is accused of neglecting two pit bulls that were left “dehydrated” and “emaciated,” according to the ASPCA.

04/06/2012

Several pitbull puppies from a New Jersey based rescue shelter have been diagnosed with the deadly parvo-virus. (credit:CBS2)

Sick Puppies: Pit Bull Pups From N.J. Shelter May Carry Deadly Parvo Virus

A warning has been issued in the Garden State for anybody who bought puppies from an animal rescue group. Some of the animals turned out to be sick and now some of them are dead.

12/06/2011

Pit Bull (credit: AP Photo)

Days Shaved Off NJ Inmate’s Sentence After Rescue Of Animal Shelter Worker

Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.

10/06/2011

Pit Bull (credit: AP Photo)

Prosecutor: NJ Police Shooting Of Pit Bull Appears Justified

The dog’s owner, 25-year-old John Kelly of Jersey City, was charged with assault on a police officer and weapons offenses.

09/18/2011

Mike Pravec (credit: Special Needs K9)

Stories From Main Street: North Haledon, NJ

One man who ended his career in Bergen County has ended up starting another one with his wife in Passaic County.

06/13/2011

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Abandoned Dogs Saved From Heat In Paterson Home

Authorities have rescued a pit bull mix and her five 2-week-old pups from a stifling derelict house in northern New Jersey.

06/09/2011

Animal Abuse

Animal Rights Activists Rally As Newark Woman Accused Of Starving, Dumping Patrick The Pit Bull, Appears In Court

Kisha Curtis, the New Jersey woman accused of starving a 1-year-old pit bull that was found at the bottom of a trash chute, was back in court Friday.

05/06/2011

Credit: CBS 2

Firefighters Rescue Pit Bulls From Bronx Apt. Fire

More than a dozen pit bull terriers were being cared for Tuesday after being discovered in a burning Bronx apartment.

03/08/2011

Kelly The Pit Bull Puppy (Credit: Animal Alliance)

Pit Bull Pup Used As Bait In Fighting Ring Rescued

“Kelly” a black and white Pit Bull Terrier was found wandering the streets before being picked up by Animal Control. 3 New Jersey vets are aiding her recovery.

02/14/2011

8th And Final Dog Missing From Mt. Vernon Shelter Discovered

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The eighth and final dog taken from the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter was found alive Sunday, bringing an end to the search that began a month ago. Volunteers from the […]

01/30/2011

Mount Vernon resident Craig Jones, 38, was brutally attacked by a pack of dogs on January 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Man Recounts Brutal Dog Pack Attack

For the first time, a Westchester County man mauled by a violent pack of dogs is speaking out about the night he thought his life was over.

01/11/2011

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