Pit Bull


4-Year-Old Out Of Hospital After Pit Bull Attack

A 4-year-old boy is out of the hospital after animal services investigators said he was attacked by a pit bull Thursday night.

CBS Miami–11/08/2013


Dade Commission Votes To Stiffen Penalties For “Trunking”

In a unanimous vote, the Miami-Dade Commission voted to stiffen penalties for a form of dog fighting known as ‘trunking’.


Pit Bull Dog (Source: AP)

Dog Bites 13-Month-Old Child

A child is recovering at Memorial Regional Hospital after a pit bull attacked it Wednesday according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.


A pit bull owner showed up at the Broward Commission as they prepared to take up a proposal which would ban the breed in the county.  (Source: CBS4/Ted Scouten)

Packed House For Broward Pit Bull Ban Debate

It was a packed house as Broward Commissioners discussed a measure which would ban pit bulls in the county.



Miami Gardens Mail Carrier Attacked By Two Dogs

A mail carrier is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by two dogs.


A pit bull puppy was stabbed when two men fought over money owed. (CBS4)

Davie Pit Bull Stabbed In Dispute Over Money

A pit bull was stabbed and a man suffered dog bite wounds after police dsay a dispute over money turned violent.


A 23-year-old pit bull ban is under reconsideration this week. (Photo credit should read MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Dade Voters Keep Pit Bull Ban

Miami-Dade County will retain a ban on owning pit bulls. With all 829 precincts reporting, 63 percent of voters said the pit bull ban should remain in place compared to just 37 percent who said it should be repealed.


A 23-year-old pit bull ban is under reconsideration this week. (Photo credit should read MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Miami-Dade County Reconsiders Pit Bull Ban

A 23-year-old ban on pit bulls, passed after the vicious mauling of a 7-year-old girl, is up for a vote in Miami-Dade County.


Pit Bull Dog (Source: AP)

Report: Miami-Dade Pit Bull Ban Likely To Stay

It looks like Miami-Dade County’s ban on pit bulls will continue to be the law after an attempt to repeal it in the Florida legislature fell one vote shy, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.


A young man died after being shot outside a Hollywood apartment early Saturday morning. (Source: AP)

Plantation Man Aims For Pit Bulls, Shoots Mom

There’s a fair amount of difference between an 84-year old woman and a pack of pit bulls, but police say when the dogs started fighting and turned on the woman, her son used a gun to get control of the situation and shot his mom instead of the dogs.