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Two Dogs Still Not Located After Attacks

Two Dogs Still Not Located After Attacks

The two “pit-bull type dogs” — which killed other pets in the Trinity Church Road/Abotts Cliff area on February 5 have still not been located, officials confirmed today [Feb 18]. A Government spokesperson previously said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs can confirm that the dogs still have not been located, despite extensive searches by the... Read more of this article

Govt: It Is An Offense To Harbour The Dogs

Govt: It Is An Offense To Harbour The Dogs

Despite “extensive searches” the two dogs – which attacked and killed other pets on February 5th in the Trinity Church Road/Abotts Cliff area — have still have not been located, officials confirmed this evening [Feb 7]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs can confirm that the dogs still have... Read more of this article

Officials: Two Dogs Have Still Not Been Located

Officials: Two Dogs Have Still Not Been Located

[Updated] Officials confirmed that as of 10.30am this morning [Feb 6], the two “pit-bull type dogs” — which attacked and killed other pets yesterday in the Trinity Church Road/Abotts Cliff area – have still not been found. Yesterday officials said, “The Ministry of Home Affairs wishes to advise the public that there are... Read more of this article

Dogs Loose In Abbots Cliff Area, Killed Other Pets

Dogs Loose In Abbots Cliff Area, Killed Other Pets

There are currently two dogs loose in the Trinity Church Road/Abotts Cliff area which have “attacked and killed other dogs and cats in the area today” and officials are working to locate the dogs, and advise animal owners living in the area to “bring your pet inside your home immediately.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Dog Dies After Being Attacked By Another Dog

Dog Dies After Being Attacked By Another Dog

A dog has died after being attacked by another dog, the police said today. A woman and her daughter were walking two dogs when another dog attacked one of their dogs, who died as a result of its injuries. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Sunday, January 26th police officers attended a reported dog attack on Texas Road in St. George’s. “It... Read more of this article

Statistics: Dog Attacks & Interactions By Breed

Statistics: Dog Attacks & Interactions By Breed

According to statistics over the last two years 59.45% of reported cases of dogs biting people were attributed to pitbulls, while the rest were from German shepherds, Labrador retrievers, Jack Russell Terriers, Beagles, Doberman Pinschers, American bulldogs, Rottweilers and unspecified breeds. We requested the statistics in light of the ongoing debate... Read more of this article

Two Dog Attacks, One Police Officer Injured

Two Dog Attacks, One Police Officer Injured

Two people were treated for dog bites yesterday [Dec 22], with a 41 year old man bitten by a dog in Pembroke, and in an unrelated incident a police officer was bitten while executing a search warrant at a home in Warwick. In both cases the dog was identified as a pit bull terrier, and the police said in one case the dog was seized as it was “found... Read more of this article

Uncle Charged After Dog Mauls 13-Year-Old

Uncle Charged After Dog Mauls 13-Year-Old

A 43-year-old man appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 28] after his dog attacked his 13-year-old nephew leaving him with injuries described as “horrific.” Reuben Waldron pleaded guilty to keeping a Rottweiler dog that caused serious injury to a person and to having an unlicensed dog. He was fined $7,000 dollars, ordered to pay... Read more of this article

Man Charged In Court After Dog Attacks Woman

Man Charged In Court After Dog Attacks Woman

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [July 24], Kevin Burgess, 33 pleaded guilty to keeping a pit bull that caused damage to a woman passing by on a public road. He was fined $2,000 and ordered to make restitution of over $800 for the victim’s out-of-pocket expenses. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner was told that in January 2013, the woman... Read more of this article

92-Year-Old Woman Injured In Dog Attack

92-Year-Old Woman Injured In Dog Attack

A 92-year-old woman was injured last night [Feb 5] after being attacked by a pitbull in St. George’s, and the dog reportedly involved in the attack was seized by the Government Dog Warden. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7pm on Tuesday, February 5th police officers responded to a reported dog attack in the Great Bay Road, St. George’s... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Charges: Not Controlling Dog

Court Dismisses Charges: Not Controlling Dog

Ms Gina Camaro, 47, of Paget appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 31] facing a charge of not controlling her dog and allowing her dog to cause damage to another dog. However, after considering the facts as presented by the Crown, Senior Magistrate Archie Warner dismissed the charge. The evidence presented by the Crown was that in May 2012,... Read more of this article

Police Shoot And Kill Dog On Angle Street

Police Shoot And Kill Dog On Angle Street

[Updated] A short while ago today [May 27] there was an incident in the Angle Street area that resulted in a dog being shot. Police and dog wardens attended an address on Angle Street at 12:38pm in connection with an animal cruelty investigation. We have limited information at this time, but will update as able.[Update 3: 14 pm] Bernews understands... Read more of this article

Man In Court: 8-Yr-Old Mauled By Pit Bull

Man In Court: 8-Yr-Old Mauled By Pit Bull

An 8-year-old boy is being treated in King Edward Memorial Hospital after being mauled by a pit bull this weekend, with the youngster’s injuries requiring surgery, according to a ZBM news report. The dog’s owner, 22-year-old Gary Blackwell, faced multiple charges in Magistrates Court this morning [Apr.25] as a result of the attack. The charges... Read more of this article