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Suspect Charged, Officer Released From KEMH

Suspect Charged, Officer Released From KEMH

“I wish to take this opportunity to thank those members of the public who bravely stepped forward to assist police officers during an incident on Front Street in which an officer was bitten by a dog,” Commissioner of Police Darrin Simons said. Police Commissioner Simons said, “That officer has been released from hospital and is receiving... Read more of this article

Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

“Two straying pitbull dogs gained entry into a home and attacked the resident dog” and in another incident a dog had lesions that “resembled second-degree burns marks” and there are “at least four active pitbull-related matters that DENR will present to the DPP for consideration,” Minister Of Home Affairs Walter Roban... Read more of this article

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Police said that after they “attended a report of threatening behaviour outside of a popular Front Street Restaurant” the “suspect became aggressive and set his Pitbull Terrier on one of the officers” and “whilst being restrained the animal subsequently died” and the “officer has been transported to KEMH via... Read more of this article

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