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Sherriff: Man Shoots Dog That Bit Off Son’s Finger

A preliminary investigation supports a father’s account of shooting and killing a dog that bit his 11-year-old son in order to recover the boy’s severed pinky, a Manatee County Sheriff’s report said.

03/30/2013

File photo of a swan. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Man Arrested After Dog Attacks Swan

A central Florida man has been charged with cruelty to animals after his dog attacked a swan.

03/10/2013

File photo of a pit bull. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fla. Officer Shoots, Kills Pit Bull

A southwest Florida officer has killed a pit bull that was charging him.

02/17/2013

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St. Petersburg Officer Shoots Dog Attacking Victim

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A St. Petersburg Police officer has shot an aggressive German Shepard after it attacked someone. Authorities said a neighbor saw the dog biting someone Saturday and called police. Another neighbor […]

01/20/2013

Bueller the french bulldog (photo: Derek McComber/Facebook)

Facebook Helps Find Dog Stolen At Gunpoint

A french bulldog named Bueller, owned by Derek McComber, was stolen on January 11th near Tampa. The owner, according to a special page built on Facebook to help find Bueller, was robbed at gunpoint and […]

CBS Tampa–01/13/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Naked Man Shot After Homeowner Says He Choked Dog

A naked intruder shot after allegedly throttling a Miami family’s dog and trying to bite its owner is refusing to cooperate with authorities.

01/02/2013

File photo of a pit bull. (Photo by JOEL ROBINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Leaves Pit Bull To Babysit Infant Child

A local man is facing child neglect charges after he reportedly left an infant in the care of a pit bull while he went out to drink.

12/05/2012

File photo of President Barack Obama and the family's dog, Bo. (credit: Getty Images)

Pastor Reportedly Urges Parishioners To Vote For A Dog Over Obama

In a state that is expected to help decide November’s general election, President Barack Obama isn’t finding help from one Florida pastor, who’d prefer it if people would vote for a dog over the sitting president.

07/25/2012

File photo of a terrier. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Quick-Thinking Terrier Saves Family’s Life

A quick-thinking terrier was credited with saving a Tampa Bay area couple after her barks alerted them to a fire in their home’s garage.

06/19/2012

File photo of a dog in cage. (Credit: Cancan Chu/Getty Images)

Pit Bull Mix Bites Toddler In The Face

Authorities say a pit bull mix bit a little girl on the face at a Tampa Bay area apartment complex.

06/04/2012

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