59-year-old man mauled to death by a pack of dogs

man in California was mauled to death by a pack of dogs on Sunday, the Selma Police Department said in a press release. When police arrived on scene, an individual was attempting to separate the dogs from the 59-year-old victim.

First aid was administered and the man, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital, where he died, the department said. The number of dogs involved or type of breed was not specified.

The dogs escaped from a nearby residence and attacked the man while he was walking through the neighborhood, investigators learned. The person who tried to help the man was also bitten by one of the dogs and suffered a minor injury.

The dogs were captured by officers and are being quarantined. The owner of the dogs is cooperating with officials. CBS News has reached out to the Selma Police Department for further information.

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Pitbull seized after child bitten on face and skateboarder mauled

The Village of Sebewaing Police Department seized a 100-pound pitbull named “Lucifer” on Thursday after the pitbull bit a 5-year-old girl on the face and mauled a man riding a skateboard earlier this month.

The girl was playing in the northern portion of town when she was bitten and suffered significant injuries to her face, chin and neck.

Those injuries included deep lacerations to her nose and cheek area and puncture wounds below her chin, with a bite missing her carotid artery by a few centimeters, according to a post made Friday afternoon on the Village of Sebewaing Police Department Facebook page.

The child was taken to a local hospital where she was stabilized and then transferred to a Saginaw hospital for reconstructive surgery due to the extent of her injuries.

The department immediately investigated the incident, and the owner was arrested on a municipal charge of unregistered/unvaccinated dog. The owner

When the Bark is NOT Worse than the Bite

Dog Bite Cases in North Carolina
Dog bite claims are common among insurance carriers. The Insurance Information Institute reported $882 million in carrier liability for dog bites and injuries in 2021. In 2020, AP News reported 46 deadly attacks on humans by dogs and the average cost per dog bite claim that year increased to $50,425.

Types of dog bite claims
Insurance carriers see several types of dog bite claims. The most common involve house guests injured by a homeowner’s dog. Claims also arise when a dog gets off its leash or when a dog escapes the owner’s property and attacks a passerby. Establishments, such as pet-friendly hotels and businesses, may also see claims if a dog attacks a patron.

How does North Carolina law address dog bites?
Common Law Negligence
The legal standard in North Carolina is,

Whether the owner should know from the dog’s past conduct that he

Heartbroken mother warns against aggressive dogs after losing infant to attack

Authorities were called to a home along Apache Lane in Kodak Oct. 19 after reports of a dog attack.

A dog attacked and killed an infant and injured the child’s grandmother, according to officials with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office. The mother, Tiffany Parker, said 7-month-old Bentley was visiting his grandmother while she was moving into a home a block away. She told WVLT News she eventually heard commotion coming from near her mother’s home and rushed over to check on her son.

Investigators told her the family dog, which Parker said was a St. Bernard, attacked her mother and killed her son. Parker said the dog typically stayed outside when the baby was visiting his grandmother.

“He was so innocent. I know he couldn’t fight for himself and I know my mama did all she could,” said Parker. “That baby was so precious. So full of life. He just

Animal control officer recovering after being attacked by 2 pit bulls in Riverside

An animal control officer was attacked by a pair of pit bulls roaming a Riverside property, the officer suffered bites to one of his legs before he used force to repel the canines.

According to the Riverside County Department of Animal Services, Officer Michael Cox went to the 2500 block of Mount Vernon Avenue, on the west side of Box Springs Mountain Reserve Park, shortly after 11 a.m. to investigate complaints that four dogs were on a homeowner’s adjacent but vacant fenced property.

Agency spokesman John Welsh said that when Cox approached the dogs, they initially seemed friendly, but then one of them latched onto his right leg, puncturing it. A second pit bull then joined in the attack, also biting the officer.

Officer Cox retreated while using his retractable baton and pepper spray to protect himself, Welsh said.

Paramedics were requested, as well as additional animal control officers and

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