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Two Bitten By Kim Richards’ Pit Bull

By Brian Chase on November 11, 2014 - No comments

Kim Richards Dog Attack“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kim Richards’ pit bull has bitten at least two people, according to a RadarOnline report.

First, it was reported that Richards’ 18-year-old niece, Alexia, was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after the dog attacked her and left her with a puncture wound in the thumb.

RadarOnline also reported that an 80-year-old Las Vegas woman said to be a close friend of Richards, is filing a lawsuit against her after the dog viciously attacked her earlier this year.

Now, Richards is reportedly mulling over …Read the rest »

 

Miley Cyrus Named In Dog Bite Lawsuit

By Brian Chase on October 17, 2014 - No comments

Brandi Miley Cyrus Dog AttackMiley Cyrus has been named in a lawsuit involving her sister Brandi Cyrus, her dog and a Los Angeles model who claims that the dog viciously attacked and injured her and ruined her career.

According to a TMZ news report, model Yolande Ngom claims that Brandi Cyrus’s dog, Feather, attacked her in an apartment building where she and Brandi Cyrus live.

Miley’s company, Smiley Miley, Inc. owns Brandi’s apartment. Ngom says one of Miley’s employees was handling the dog and could not keep it under control.

Ngom alleged in the lawsuit that during the unprovoked attack, …Read the rest »

 

Dog Bite Claims Are At A Record High

By Brian Chase on October 8, 2014 - No comments

Dog Bite InjuryDog bite claims nationwide are going through the roof.

According to a news report in Business Week, the Insurance Information Institute states that the number of dog bite claims has increased almost 6 percent to 17,359, breaking the record for the number of claims set in 2003.

These dogs apparently accounted for more than a third of all homeowner’s insurance liability with an average cost per claim of …Read the rest »

 

LA Rapper Kid Ink Sued By Pizza Delivery Man over Dog Attack

By Brian Chase on August 22, 2014 - No comments

Kid Ink Dog AttackA pizza deliveryman is suing Brian Todd Collins, a 28-year-old Los Angeles rapper also known as “Ink,” after the rapper’s dog attacked and injured him.

According to a TMZ news report, Collins’s dog bit the deliveryman, Garnik Nazarian, on his hands, arms, legs and face when Nazarian arrived at the rapper’s Granada Hills home.

The lawsuit states that Nazarian’s injuries are bad enough that …Read the rest »

 

Pit Bull Attack in Indio Leaves Two Boys Injured

By Brian Chase on August 14, 2014 - No comments

pitbull bites children in Riverside

(dog pictured, not actual dog)

Two boys, ages 5 and 11, were injured in a Riverside dog attack after a pit bull broke loose from a temporary restraint and bit them. According to a report in The Press-Enterprise, the dog attack occurred the night of August 9, 2014 when the boys were waiting for a friend outside his home on Avenue 43 near Burr Street in Indio. Officials say the 4-year-old pit bull was on a leash held by the friend’s mother. She tied the dog to something to restrain it, but the pit bull broke loose and attacked the boys.

The 5-year-old suffered a bite wound to the back of his head, while the 11-year-old sustained small puncture wounds in the hand and stomach. The dog’s owner surrendered the pit bull to Riverside County Animal Services for humane euthanasia. Officials say the dog in April had bitten the owner’s son in the head. Animal Services had placed the dog on a potentially dangerous dog restraining order after that incident, according to the authorities. …Read the rest »

 

Amazing Story Of Boy Rescued by Cat During Dog Attack

By Brian Chase on May 15, 2014 - No comments

A 4-year-old Bakersfield boy who was attacked by a dog in his driveway was saved in time by the family’s cat.

According to an ABC News report, the incident occurred when 4-year-old Jeremy was playing on his bicycle on his family’s driveway.

The entire incident, recorded by a security camera, shows the boy attacked viciously by his neighbor’s dog, an 8-month-old Labrador/chow mix. The dog is seen sneaking up from behind him, biting his leg, pushing him off the bike and dragging him on the driveway.

At this time, the family’s cat rushes the attacking dog and chases it away. The boy’s mother, Erica Triantafilo, came rushing to her son’s aid and took him inside the home. The boy suffered deep cuts on his leg, which needed a few stitches.

…Read the rest »

 


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