‘Whole face is gone on the side’: 12-year-old boy attacked by dog while getting off bus in north Harris County, authorities say
Investigators said a boy that was attacked by a dog while getting off the bus in north Harris County Thursday had to climb on top of a car for protection. Authorities said he’s now in the hospital.
Video shows owner violently striking dog more than 20 times
KATY, Texas – The Houston SPCA and Harris County Constable Precinct 1 are investigating a violent attack on a dog by his owner after it was all caught on video. VIDEO WARNING: The following video contains materials that may be harmful or traumatizing to some audiences. The video, which was released Monday morning, shows the owner repeatedly striking the dog more than 20 times. “The owner of this dog should be aware that people are watching, and [that he] better [not] treat his animal like that again. AdThe dog has been seized from the home and is now being evaluated by a veterinarian.
Dog that attacked 3-year-old girl in Old Town Spring found
SPRING, Texas – A dog that attacked a 3-year-old girl in Old Town Spring over the weekend was found Thursday. Ronin Waldroup was left with nearly 20 stitches after she was mauled Saturday when she and her family walked into a restaurant. “There was a massive pitbull (with) a service vest and he just lashed out at her.”The Waldroups said the owners fled the scene and abandoned the dog. Aaron Johnson, of the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, said Thursday the dog has been taken into their custody. Note: The video attached to this story is from an earlier report.
23-month-old child killed when attacked by dog in Texas
QUINLAN, Texas – Authorities say a toddler was killed when attacked by a dog in North Texas. The 23-month-old child left an enclosed yard on Monday unnoticed by family members and walked a short distance along a gravel road before being attacked by the dog, or a pit bull or pit bull mix, said Hunt County Sheriff’s Sgt. The child died at a hospital after being found in the road by deputies responding to reports of a dog attack near Quinlan, about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northeast of Dallas, Haines said. The dog is being held at an animal control shelter. No arrests have been made or charges filed pending completion of an investigation.