Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

Melbourne dog attack leaves man dead and woman badly injured

The dog, believed to be an American Staffordshire Terrier, was reportedly taken away in an animal control van about four hours after the attack and euthanised on Wednesday night.

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Prize-winning show dog vanishes at airport before flight: 'A horrible ordeal'

Gale, a 22-month-old American Staffordshire terrier, was scheduled to fly to Amsterdam on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and had cleared security in her crate at Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta three hours before the flight, her owner, Floris van Essen, told Atlanta's NBC affiliate WXIA.Gale, a show dog from the Netherlands, has been missing since Saturday after breaking free from her crate at an Atlanta airport.

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Rescued dog gets ’emotional support lizard’ after being saved from starvation

Skye was taken in by the RSPCA after she was dumped outside an animal shelter in January 201 (Picture: SWNS) Staff said the six-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier was the skinniest they had ever rescued and even nicknamed her ‘X-ray dog’ (Picture: SWNS) New owner Hayley Wessier, 30, took Skye in and she immediately became best friends with Hayley’s pet lizard George.

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

Sad and shocking! Adorable puppy found dumped 'COLD' and 'ALL ALONE' in car park

The case of Snoop the Staffordshire bull terrier-type pet shocked animal lovers globally after CCTV images showed a man getting out of a car with the pet and its bed then deserting it on the pavement on the other side of the road.

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

Heartbreaking moment dog chases after owner who had just dumped him in street

CCTV footage captures the cruel owner taking a white and black Staffordshire bull terrier from a car and leading it to the other side of the road.

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

Dog owner caught on CCTV dumping pet at roadside and ‘callously’ driving away

The latest CCTV footage shows a car in Stoke-on-Trent pulling up at the side of the road and a man leaving the passenger side carrying a dog bed and leading a black-and-white Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog.

Dog rescued from streets becomes one of UK’s first police Staffies

Dog rescued from streets becomes one of UK’s first police Staffies

‘It feels really good to have a staffie on the force’ (Picture: Caters News)PC Moss said Cooper is one of the best police dogs in Staffordshire and has become something of an A-lister his county, being invited on school tours and to meet the public.

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

Baby boy fighting for life after being attacked by dog

The baby, who is yet to be identified, was attacked at 1.47am on Sunday at a house in Yaxley, near Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (Picture: SWNS)A 28-year-old-man and a 31-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of child neglect and two Staffordshire Bull Terriers have been seized following the incident.

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

Woman tried to fix her dog’s broken leg at home instead of taking her to vet

The court’s ruling means the Staffordshire bull terrier can finally be rehomed (Picture: BPM)‘I took her for veterinary treatment and it was discovered the break was made more complicated by the fact she had not been treated for nine days.

Cats Trapped in Burning Garage–Saved by Unlikely Hero

Cats Trapped in Burning Garage–Saved by Unlikely Hero

it was the family’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Stan, whose barks alerted the family of the fire, saving the lives of the two cats trapped inside. He also proved that dog-cat stereotypes are utterly useless. Stan even broke breed stereotypes.

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

7 Interesting Facts About Pit Bulls

Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Dog with cancer needs to find a home to live out her final days

Little Charley the Staffordshire bull terrier was brought into the Blue Cross rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire in June – and has remained there ever since (Picture: Blue Cross)Laura Crofts, rehoming manager, said it could be ‘a few weeks, a few months or a few years’.

German shepherd, pit bulls, rottweiler: Dangerous dogs should be banned

German shepherd, pit bulls, rottweiler: Dangerous dogs should be banned

The statistics don’t lie.Brock Champion required seven stitches after being bitten on the face by an american staffordshire terrier cross bull mastif in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown — one of 13,000 people to attend hospital after a dog bite each year.Source:SuppliedAccording to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, around 13,000 people each year attend hospital emergency departments in Australia for dog bite injuries.