The Maryland House of Delegates has unanimously approved a measure that would reverse a court ruling designating pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous breed.”
The founder of an organization that bought NFL star Michael Vick’s former Surry County dogfighting compound is being sought on animal cruelty charges.
Maryland’s highest court has removed cross-breeds from its strict liability ruling on dog bites caused by pit bulls.
The Maryland Senate has voted to change a state law so that it creates a strict liability standard for owners of all dogs, not just pit bulls.
A Senate committee passed a measure Thursday to change state law in response to a court ruling that determined pit bulls are “inherently dangerous” animals.
An elderly D.C. man was attacked by two Italian Mastiff dogs Tuesday morning as he walked to work. Authorities say 74-year-old Sawney Brown Bell was walking in the 400 block of 36 Street, NE when the loose dogs attacked him.
Montgomery County police say officers have shot and killed a pit bull that attacked two teenagers in the Gaithersburg area.