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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...
5:55 am on Friday September 9, 2011

Another pit bull attack, this one on Hilton Head (update)

Flickr user pwcorgigirl Update September 9: Kaelee Mucha is back in school following the dog bite to her face. The Island Packet has followed up with a report on the damage the bite did and the status of the dog; take a read here. First reporting...
4:26 am on Tuesday August 23, 2011

Lady's Island man and son attacked by family pit bull

Flickr user pwcorgigirl The Island Packet has a report of a pit bull being shot and killed after it attacked its owner and his father on Lady's Island. The owner's father came to his aid but ultimately the dog had to be shot. Read the Packet report...
4:10 am on Friday June 24, 2011

Young Port Royal girl badly bitten by pit bull (update: WSAV follows up with the family)

Flickr user Matt Niemi Update June 24: A litte more than four months since this vicious attack, WSAV's Holly Bounds caught up with the little girl and her family. Check out the story here and the video below. Update February 22: WSAV's Holly...
2:27 pm on Saturday March 5, 2011

Young victim of brutal pit bull attack in Pit Bull gets a special delivery

Flickr user danagraves The 3-year old victim of a vicious pit bull attack last month recieved a special surprise from some caring neighbors.  Daniella was given a gift bag full of books in both English and Spanish that will hopefully raise the young...
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...

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