Pit Bulls

Robert Prichard of Mesquite has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of animal cruelty and use of a deadly weapon. 

According to the police report, he is alleged to have beaten his pit bull, Candy, in the head with a shovel multiple times, thrown her into his swimming pool, and then used the pool net to drown her while she fought for her life.  He acknowledged to police that he was mad at Candy for chewing on the pillows of his lawn furniture.. (Dallas Co. Sheriff's Office)

Mesquite Man Found Guilty Of Killing Pet Dog

A man from Mesquite faces up to 10 years in prison for beating and drowning his pit bull. Prosecutors said that he hit the dog with a shovel and tossed her into a swimming pool.

09/04/2014

A dog's paw against a fence. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Say Pit Bulls Killed Kaufman Woman

A woman was found dead at her home in Kaufman on Monday afternoon, and police believe that a pair of aggressive pit bulls are responsible for the fatal attack.

04/01/2014

A dog's paw against a fence. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighborhood Stray Dogs A Concern After 3 Pit Bulls Attack

Fort Worth neighborhood is stressing its concerns about stray dogs after a vicious dog attack. Early Tuesday morning a father and daughter were mauled by three pit bulls.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

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2 People Hurt In Fort Worth Pit Bull Attack

A father and daughter were injured during a dog attack in Fort Worth on Tuesday. Police officers had to shoot and kill two pit bulls to get them to stop fighting the victims.

12/03/2013

Pitbull dogs play with a rope during the

Dallas Man Attacked By Pack Of Pit Bulls

A 63-year-old Dallas man was attacked by a pack of pit bulls on the street Sunday, leaving the man badly wounded and recovering in a local hospital.

11/26/2012

A dog's paw against a fence. (credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Dogs Euthanized After Fort Worth Toddler Mauling

Fort Worth Animal Control officials said Tuesday that four pit bulls blamed for mauling a North Texas toddler have been euthanized.

02/01/2012