No charges over fatal dog attack – BBC News

Posted January 14th, 2008 in dogs, news by sally

“The Crown Prosecution Service has decided no one will face charges over the death of 13-month-old boy who was mauled to death by a Rottweiler dog.”

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BBC News, 14th January 2008

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Six men jailed over dog fight – The Guardian

Posted October 18th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“Six men were jailed today for taking part in the largest organised dog fight uncovered in England since 1867.”

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The Guardian, 18th October 2007

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Grandmother cleared of girl’s pit-bull death – Reuters

Posted September 11th, 2007 in dogs, homicide, news by sally

“The grandmother of a 5-year-old girl mauled to death by the family pit-bull terrier was cleared of her manslaughter on Tuesday.”

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Reuters, 11th September 2007

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25 men in court over dog fight – The Guardian

Posted September 4th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“A group of 25 men appeared in court yesterday charged in connection with one of the largest dog fights investigated by the RSPCA. The fight, which took place behind a shop in Alum Rock, Birmingham, left two pit bull terriers so badly injured that one died hours later while the other had to be put down.”

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The Guardian, 4th September 2007

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Drowning of puppies ‘not cruel’, court rules – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 20th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“A dog owner who drowned a litter of puppies has been cleared of animal cruelty because experts were unable to prove that they suffered more than if they had been put down by a vet.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th June 2007

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Police back new law on killer dogs – The Observer

Posted May 14th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“One of Britain’s most senior police officers has demanded a change to the law on dangerous dogs so that children are better protected.”

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The Observer, 13th May 2007

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Neglectful dog owners could face prosecution – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 5th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“Owners of fat dogs or cats could face prosecution under the Animal Welfare Act which comes into force tomorrow.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th April 2007

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Grandmother faces manslaughter charge after dog killed five-year-old – The Guardian

Posted April 4th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“The grandmother of a five-year-old girl who was mauled to death by a pit bull terrier-type dog was yesterday charged with manslaughter. Ellie Lawrenson suffered severe head and neck injuries in the attack by her uncle’s pet at her grandmother Jackie Simpson’s home in St Helens, Merseyside, early on New Year’s Day.”

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The Guardian, 4th April 2007

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