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Escaped Pit Bull Attacks and Kills Chihuahua on Palm Coast’s Fortune Lane

| September 17, 2018

The chihuahua was on a leash when the pit bull attacked and mauled it Sunday evening. The pit bull does not appear to be at risk of being declared a dangerous dog. At least not yet.

Elderly Man Injured in Attack by Pit Bull Mix At Palm Coast’s Canopy Walk Dies

| February 24, 2017

James E. Bennett, 79, had been severely injured last Sunday and his 7-year-old Yorkshire killed Sunday in an attack by a Labrador-pit bull dog. He died of an apparent heart attack.

Two Pit Bulls Shot Dead After Attacking And Killing Pony; Duane Weeks Cited

| January 19, 2016

Two pit bulls in the care of Duane Weeks savaged a neighbor’s pony and killed it before the neighbor shot the two dogs. Weeks agreed to $1,000 in restitution and was cited for letting his animals run loose.

Two Pit Bulls Attack and Injure 10-Year-Old Autistic Boy in Palm Coast’s Z-Section

| November 12, 2014

A 10-year-old autistic boy was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon with dog bites to both legs after he was chased and bitten by two pit bulls from his neighbors’ house on Zonal Court in Palm Coast.

Pit Bull Mix Attacks 76-Year-Old Woman in Her F-Section Backyard and Tries to Drag Her Away

| October 17, 2014

A 76-year-old resident of Forrest Hill Drive in Palm Coast was hospitalized after a neighbor’s large pit bull mix attacked and attempted to drag her back to its own yard Thursday afternoon.

Pit Bull Tased Then Euthanized After Attacking 3 People in P-Section; 3rd Incident in 3 Days

| September 24, 2014

In an incident that culminated in a third attack caught on video, the pit bull was briefly neutralized with a Taser dart before an animal control officer removed the dog from the scene and three people were hospitalized.

Palm Coast Woman Fires Handgun at Charging Pit Bull as She Walks Her Dog in B-Section

| September 22, 2014

A 25-year-old woman walking her dog on her own property on Palm Coast’s Belvedere Lane when she fired her 38-mm handgun at a neighborhood pit bull that was charging her. The dog was not injured, but it quickly retreated.

Palm Coast Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charge in Death of a Dog Left to Perish in a Storm

| June 30, 2014

Bryan Leonard, a 25-year-old Palm Coast resident, faces two related animal-cruelty charges in the death of a pit bull called Roscoe who was discovered leashed and dead from choking on an island near Bings Landing in May.

Another Pit Bull Blamed in Mondex Attack, This Time on a 1-Year-Old Girl

| June 13, 2014

A pit bull mix is blamed in an attack on a 1-year-old Bunnell girl who ended up with deep bite punctures and gashes on her face Thursday as she played in her front yard Thursday.

Pit Bull That Killed 3 Dogs Last Week Attacks a Cat, Then a Cop, Before Being Shot

| April 28, 2014

David LaBrie Jr., a Palm Coast resident, is a two-tour veteran of the war in Afghanistan and a seven-year veteran of the Ormond Beach Police Department. His very brief encounter with a pit bull early this morning went less well than his tours, and ended with LaBrie sustaining several bites and the dog dead from two gunshots.

After the Attack: A Pit Bull Owner Speaks In Defense of Second Chance Rescue

| March 18, 2014

In the wake of a pit bull’s–or a pit bull mix’s–attack on two young children at Second Hand Rescue last week, a dog owner who took possession of a pit bull that had been rescued and rehabilitated by Second Hand Rescue writes in defense of the Bunnell animal shelter.

Pit Bull Mix Bloodies 3- and 5-Year-Old Children and Their Mother In Two Vicious Attacks at Second Chance Rescue

| March 14, 2014

The 5-year-old girl and her 3-year-old brother were in a van at Second Chance Rescue, waiting for their mother, when the pit bull jumped through a window and attacked the children, and did it again after the children’s mother had dragged it away, jumping in through an open door. All three were severely injured.

A Mondex Woman, 27, Is Attacked by 5 Pit Bulls as She Protects Her 6-Year-Old

| May 6, 2013

Brandy Bookamer, 27, was attacked Sunday evening (May 5) by what were reported to be five pit bulls as she and her six-year old daughter walked near their home on Holly Lane in Daytona North, also known as the Mondex.

Flagler Humane Society Lands Big Grant to Offer Free Sterilization for Pit Bulls and Mixes

| December 17, 2012

The Flagler Humane Society has landed an $83,000 grant through PetSmart Charities that will enable the society to offer free spay and neutering, microchips and rabies vaccination to 850 pit bull and pit bull mix dogs belonging to any Flagler County residents.

Population Explosion at Humane Society as Flagler Favors $200,000 Spay/Neuter Grant

| August 30, 2012

For the Flagler Humane Society, the $100,000-a-year grant over two years would vastly expand a spay/neuter program and help Flagler aim to be a no-kill community, ending animal euthanasia.

Pit Bull Ban and Common Sense Prevail in South Florida Referendum

| August 16, 2012

In overwhelming fashion, Miami-Dade voters decided Tuesday to continue to ban pit bulls from the county. The results show common sense still rules strong, argues Steven Kurlander.

Pit-Bull Blood Money:
Why Breed-Specific Bans Don’t Work

| February 18, 2012

Florida in 1990 made it illegal to discriminate against dogs because of their breed, but gave Miami-Dade an exemption. Bills are moving through the Legislature to remove this exemption, but Miami-Date is resisting. It’s about money.

Pit Bull Attacks, Mystery Traffic, Angry Neighbors: The Battle Over Farraday Lane

| November 14, 2011

Two dogs are dead following a pit bull attack on Farraday Lane, the second in four months, leading neighbors to mount a campaign against residents in a duplex on the street–who call the campaign unfounded and based on stereotype and hearsay. Residents are taking their case to the Palm Coast City Council Tuesday.

Dogs Scarred from Possible Dog-Fighting Rescued from Seminole Woods House

| May 19, 2010

The puppies were found dehydrated and bearing bite marks and other scarring that led investigators to charge a Seminole Woods resident with nine counts of animal cruelty.

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