A number of people are outraged about a police shooting in Sandusky. An officer shot and killed a dog he says he felt threatened by, but the owner says the videotape tells a different story. The whole thing was caught on dashcam. The police say the shooting was a matter of safety, but the owners argue the dog was not a serious threat and that there were other options.Read more »
After the conversation on false alerts from police dogs - this is one step too far.Read more »
Are you stressed out of your mind because your four-legged family member is about to drown? Too fucking bad. You're going to jail, citizen.
Warning: I found this to be a real heartbreaking video.Read more »
Cop saves dog and then the dog gives him a surprise.Read more »
Meet Sausage the riot dog, an amiable ginger mongrel resident of Syntagma Square in central Athens, who doesn't mind if you show up for a day of mayhem as long as he can join in.
Whenever there's a demonstration, Sausage is there, always taking the side of the protesters and cheerfully lending a sense of comic relief to the occasionally violent proceedings.
It's made him a local celebrity. He's appeared on the front of just about every newspaper in Greece and wagged his tail on TV screens and websites around the world.Read more »
Jason Bragg (3 1/2 years) stood on the beach along Kingston Lake and watched as his dog Chloe struggled to pull herself out of the frigid water. Jennifer Jenkins, Jason's pregnant mother, was frantic that she couldn't rush into the lake to save Chloe. Police Chief Donald Briggs Jr. arrived, ripped off his service belt, jumped in the water and began smashing the inch-thick ice as Briggs raced out in waist deep water to rescue Chloe - about 30 feet from shore and crying for help. Briggs was able to reach Chloe, scoop her up and rush her back to the beach, where she was wrapped in a blanket.Read more »
It’s becoming way too commonplace. Last week, a pet Newfoundland in Des Moines, Wash., was shot four times — yes, four times — by a police officer who had tried and failed to wrangle the 115-pound dog, who had gotten out of her yard. Her name was Rosie. She was 2. She joins Gloria, the arthritic, 11-year-old yellow Lab police shot to death in her own backyard last month in Oakland, Calif.Read more »
You may have been able to black out the horrific police raid in which a pit bull was shot to death and a 7-year-old boy was held at gunpoint, but Jonathan Whitworth and his family apparently can't. Whitworth is suing the city of Columbia and several police officers, claiming his family's constitutional rights were violated.Read more »
Bella’s owners went out to dinner. When they returned, they realized their two dogs had escaped the fence. A neighbor called Animal Control. When Bella did not respond to the officer, he chose to execute her.Read more »
Faced with widespread public outrage and even death threats after the release of a video of a February marijuana raid in which two dogs were shot, one killed and one wounded, by SWAT team members in a family home with a young child present, the Columbia, Missouri, Police Department Monday moved to dampen the uproar. At a press conference, Chief Ken Burton announced he was immediately imposing new restrictions on the way the department serves search warrants.Read more »
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