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    Koreatown service dog dies, his owner injured after being attacked by 2 pit bulls in alleyway

    KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Jasmine Amaya was taking her dog on a morning walk in Koreatown earlier this month when she says two pit bulls attacked them. Surveillance footage shows a man was sweeping by his front gate when he left the door open. The first dog escaped and immediately attacked Amaya’s dog, Keoki. She lunged at them to try to save Keoki. Then another pit bull followed. “My hands were wrapped around my dog and they got him. I can feel all their teeth because they were chewing on us,” said Amaya. Surveillance footage shows the owner of  

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    ‘Lost’ dog on New Hampshire highway leads police to owner injured in car wreck

    A heroic dog found on a New Hampshire highway led police to its owner who was ejected from a pickup truck at a nearby crash site on Monday night, authorities said. The pooch, a German Shepard named Tinsley, was thought to be lost after being spotted by witnesses on Interstate 89 in Lebanon at about 10 p.m., according to New Hampshire State Police. When a state trooper and Lebanon police officers approached the dog, the animal darted northbound on the highway and crossed into Vermont, authorities said. Tinsley, a German Shepard, led authorities to her owner who was injured  

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    ‘A real miracle’: dog saves injured hiker stranded in Croatian mountains | Croatia

    A dog saved a hiker injured in the Croatian mountains by lying on top of him for 13 hours until they were rescued, according to local media. The dog, called North, kept Grga Brkic warm after he fell while out hiking and was unable to move. The other two hikers with him were unable to reach them, so they raised the alarm. First responders credited the eight-month-old Alaskan Malamute with having helped keep Brkic safe. The incident happened when the group went for a weekend hike in the Velebit mountain range along the country’s Adriatic coastline. “Friendship and love between  

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    1 injured, cat rescued by firefighters in University Heights

    A person was taken to the hospital Friday after he was injured in an apartment fire in University Heights.The two-alarm fire happened in the 3000 block of Marshall Avenue at around 8:10 a.m. Friday.The fire is now under control. Cincinnati Fire and FMS officials said the person taken to the hospital has serious injuries.A firefighter was also able to rescue a cat by providing it with oxygen.Crews said the fire was contained to the original apartment but there is heavy smoke damage across the entire top floor and a few apartments below the fire. Damages are expected to be around  

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    Rescuers seek leads on N.J. dog fighting ring after discovery of severely injured ‘bait dogs’

    Animal rescuers in southern New Jersey say they’re concerned there’s a dogfighting ring operating in the Cumberland County area after two pit bulls were found with similar severe injuries, including infected bite wounds and broken bones. One of the rescued dogs was so badly hurt, he lost much of his face and ultimately died of his injuries on Friday despite efforts by doctors at an animal hospital. The week before Thanksgiving, a good Samaritan found an injured pit bull, later named Peaches, in the Vineland area. She was found along with a dead dog and another that wasn’t injured as  

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    Dog injured by gunfire in Alabama flown to Tampa for care and adoption

    Chocolate lab hit by gunfire flown to Tampa for treatment Justin Matthews reports TAMPA, Fla. – A dog hit by gunfire in Alabama is getting a second chance at a happy life thanks to a Bay Area pilot and the Suncoast Animal League. The 1-year-old chocolate lab has been named Mikey after his winged rescuer, Michael McCarthy, also known as Pilot Mike, who flew to Alabama to pick him up and bring him back to Tampa Bay. Despite Mikey’s injuries, he is full of energy and love and, once he’s healed, will be ready for a forever home in Florida. 

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    Family calls for tougher laws following dog attack that left girl seriously injured

    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The family of a young Puna girl who was rushed to Oahu after being attacked by a neighbor’s dogs is calling for tougher penalties to prevent similar incidents in the future. Shalaye Newman says her 6-year-old daughter’s injuries were so bad she was flown to Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children following the attack over a week ago. Little Violet Beatte is now recovering at home. “They told me if the bite had been a millimeter higher, she would have lost her eye,” said Newman. “And if the bite had been an inch lower on her  

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    Moore woman’s dog injured in coyote attack

    An Oklahoma pet owner has a warning for others after her family pet was injured during a run-in in Moore: Watch out for coyotes.Although coyotes are found in all 77 counties in Oklahoma, wildlife experts told KOCO 5 they pose no threat to humans. But they said pet owners need to be a little extra cautious.”If they happen to see a small dog, that might be a target of opportunity,” wildlife expert Don Brown said.Hanna Davis never felt it was dangerous to let her dog outside. But on a routine trip last week, she noticed something was off.”She wasn’t coming  

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