Animal Attacks

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2014

    'I Did What I Had to Do,' Says Mailman Accused of Killing Dog With Rock

    Houston may have a high number of dog attacks on postal workers, but it's a Fort Worth letter carrier who's taking heat for allegedly killing a family's dog with a rock. Lawrence Brown says the mailman, whose name has not been released, admitted to caving in the 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier's skull ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Houston Dogs Hate Postal Workers

    More postal workers were bitten by dogs in Houston last year than in 61 other cities. In advance of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which we all know kicks off May 18, the United States Postal Service has released statistics showing that Houston had 63 dog attacks of postal workers in 2013, out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Some Stuff You Need to Know About Pit Bulls

    Stay tuned -- we'll be adding to this list throughout the day... In April, a tug-of-war over the fate of a pit bull in Montgomery County came to a happy end: noted dog trainer Cesar Milan agreed to take the dog, Gus, on the condition Gus never again step paw in Texas. Gus had seriously injured a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Down Boy: Texas Ranks Third in Most Dog Bites in the U.S.

    Being a mail carrier for the postal service must be a bitch, particularly in older neighborhoods where they have to walk up to houses instead of just driving by a mailbox. There's the heat and carrying a big pack full of mail. But, perhaps the worst part is the fear of being attacked by a dog. Any a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 17, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Kylar Johnson: Pit Bulls Bring a Horrific End to a 4-Year-Old's Life

    An extensive search for a missing four-year-old Victoria boy ended in horrific fashion with the discovery of the boy's body earlier today. A family friend has told the Victoria Advocate that the boy was mauled to death by a pack of pit bulls belonging to a neighbor. As his father was cleaning a car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Robert Jones, 60, Bayou Body Count No. 121

    HPDWalter Hinton: Wanted in shooting death.​A fight over a dog bite led to a man shooting three people in the Third Ward early Saturday morning, killing one. Robert Jones, 60, was shot to death about 1:10 a.m. in the 3000 block of Truxillo. Walter Hinton, 38, is wanted by the police in conne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Houston Dogs Worst In Country For Attacking Mail Carriers

    Probably lives in Houston​It's hard out there for a Houston mail carrier -- if the heat doesn't get you, the dogs probably will. The United States Postal Service has put out its list of the 10 most dangerous cities for dog attacks, and coming in at the top USPS says 62 Houston lett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008