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4:10 am on Monday July 30, 2012

In case of child killed by dogs, coroner to hold inquest

Image by Image via Live 5 News Ja'Marr Tiller   2-year-old Ja'Marr Tiller died after he was attacked by two dogs in Mount Pleasant on May 27, and now the Charleston County coroner is seeking more information and will hold an inquest. The boy died...
12:06 am on Monday July 16, 2012

Group looks for stricter dog bite rules in Port Royal

Flickr user csuspect Following an incident where a dog escaped a yard near Madrid Avenue in Port Royal and attacked and killed a much smaller dog, a vocal push has emerged for a "one-bit" ordinance in the town.  The idea being that after one...
3:25 pm on Saturday March 12, 2011

Following dog-on-dog attacks, Charleston County park workers train to spot aggressive behavior

Image by Flickr user mikebaird Instead of banning breeds, Charleston County parks have decided to train workers to spot aggressive dogs over aggressive breeds.  Following the late February attack of a pit bull mix on a small dog at Wannamaker...
5:30 pm on Sunday February 27, 2011

Pit bull or other dog owner? Here's some classes for you

Flickr user airwaves1 Given all the recent news about dog attacks in the Beaufort area we thought area dog obedience classes would be worth a mention. Up first is the most topically relevant (even if it is a bit of a drive,) the Humane Society for...
4:01 am on Sunday February 27, 2011

Background on Port Royal's dog control; How to have your opinion be heard

Flickr user misshappiness Should all fidos be more regulated in Port Royal? Be heard. First reporting February 26, updates below: Following up on the two recent dog-bites-child stories in Port Royal, WSAV's Holly Bounds has a report about the town...
5:20 am on Friday February 25, 2011

More information on Beaufort's two dog attacks

Flickr user erinblatzer There are now two dog stories of note at play in the Beaufort area, the February 17 pit bull attack on a three-year old in the Shell Point area, and the February 19 bull mastiff on a 17-month old in the Burton area. In the...
9:58 am on Thursday February 24, 2011

Another dog attack on a child in the Beaufort area

Flickr user jeffbalke The breed of dog in the latest attack. Just two days after the much publicized pit bull attack on young Daniella Ramirez, another dog attack happened. This time in the Burton area of Port Royal when a bull mastiff burrowed...
4:59 am on Thursday February 24, 2011

On Port Royal pit bull attack: Were calls handled correctly? Are dogs getting a bad rap? (w/videos)

Flickr user pwcorgigirl WSAV continues its  in-depth coverage of the Port Royal pit bull attack with two new pieces this morning. The first is from Holly Bounds, who spoke with county officials regarding whether procedures were followed correctly...
5:45 am on Wednesday February 23, 2011

Victim of Port Royal pit bull attack recovering, says she'll never go back to hospital

Flickr user csuspect There's been a lot of coverage recently about the three-year-old girl who was the unfortunate victim of a February 17 pit bull attack. (In case you missed it, here's the original coverage of the incident.) The girl, Daniella...
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