A 4-year-old boy is out of the hospital after animal services investigators said he was attacked by a pit bull Thursday night.
In a unanimous vote, the Miami-Dade Commission voted to stiffen penalties for a form of dog fighting known as ‘trunking’.
A child is recovering at Memorial Regional Hospital after a pit bull attacked it Wednesday according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
It was a packed house as Broward Commissioners discussed a measure which would ban pit bulls in the county.
A mail carrier is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by two dogs.
A pit bull was stabbed and a man suffered dog bite wounds after police dsay a dispute over money turned violent.
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63 percent of voters said the pit bull ban should remain in place compared to just 37 percent who said it should be repealed.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 ban on pit bulls, passed after the vicious mauling of a 7-year-old girl, is up for a vote in Miami-Dade County.
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.
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.