Police officers save injured Dog

elaine | January 22, 2013

Earlier this month, three Los Angeles police officers stopped to help a 2-year-old Pit Bull mix who’d been struck by a car. Officers Jennifer Cohen, Cindy Herrera and Valerie Lancaster drove the dog to a veterinarian, and where the injured dog had emergency surgery on a broken front leg and two fractured ribs.   During the [...]

Firefighter killed by her own dog

elaine | November 15, 2012

A suburban firefighter and paramedic from the Chicago area was found dead in her home.  Investigators say she died as a result of an attack by her own dog, a Mastiff.
Dawn Brown, 44, of the 400 block of Jefferson Street in Big Rock, was found dead by her husband at the bottom of the [...]

Puppy found in suitcase returns home

elaine | August 30, 2012

FAIRBANKS — Life has returned to normal for Scrappy, the puppy who was left for dead in a suitcase inside a Fairbanks Dumpster earlier this month.Wednesday afternoon found the 4-month-old Labrador-pit bull mix playing with siblings Sativa, Brutus and Little One in a North Pole area yard.
He looked happy and energetic as he [...]

Rescue group asking for help finding stolen pup

elaine | November 29, 2010

An animal rescue group is looking for a puppy they say was stolen during an adoption fair this weekend.
The 10-week old Husky-Pit Bull mix was in a crate at the entrance of the North Academy Petsmart when she disappeared last Saturday.
The rescue group, San Luis Animal Welfare, is worried that because the puppy is a [...]