HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish deputies say they ticketed a Houma woman after her pit bull dog leaped out of her car and killed a neighbor's small poodle. Deputies said the attack happened Tuesday evening. According to The Courier the woman told police that the pit bull jumped out... more »
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 »
For pit bull owners, the collar is getting tighter almost everywhere you go. Patterson city council passing an ordinance Tuesday restricting the ownership of pit bulls, but is the city just picking a bone?
Robert Baxter of Crowley says he was chased by a pit bull just a few... 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 »
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 »
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Two Youngsville men acquitted in 2008 of dogfighting charges are suing the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for euthanizing their pit bulls. Scott attorney Richard Dalton filed the lawsuit on Wednesday on behalf of father and son Floyd Boudreaux and Guy Boudreaux.... more »