CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - A Violet man has been arrested after he allegedly struck his pit bull four times with a baseball bat and plunged a sword through its neck because it messed in his bedroom. St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Chief Deputy James Pohlmann says it happened Tuesday after 29-year-old... more »
HOUMA, La. (AP) - A 4-year-old boy who stuck his head through a fence while talking to another child was mauled by a pit bull dog.
The Houma Courier reports that it took 64 stitches to close wounds to the head and face of Christian Silver.
The Terrebonne... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - A Lafourche Parish judge has ruled that a pit bull that bit a 12-year-old boy without provocation must die. The Comet reports that the dog's owner, Marie Bermudez, agreed to the order handed down Monday by Judge Walt Lanier. The dog named Duke bit the boy's... more »
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office is asking a judge to order a pit bull killed after its unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old Larose boy last week. The boy's mother also wants the dog to be put to death because of the injuries it inflicted and the... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - After recent attacks on children by dogs, the
Louisiana SPCA is urging the New Orleans City Council to require
pet owners to neuter their pets if they do not get a breeders
WWL-TV reports that two separate pit bull attacks... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 5-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was attacked by a pit bull while playing basketball.
WWL-TV reported Thursday that paramedics had to rush the girl to the hospital after she was attacked Wednesday by the dog.
According to a report released by... more »
In St. Mary Parish council members will vote on an ordinance regulating the possession of pit bulls. The council will take up the issue tomorrow.
It makes it unlawful to own, keep or sell any pit bull within the unincorporated areas of St. Mary Parish unless the dog is... more »