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Barley, an 11-year-old sheltie was killed by a pit bull. (WBZ-TV)

Ludlow Man Injured, Sheltie Killed In Pit Bull Attack

A Ludlow man is mourning the loss of his beloved sheltie after being attacked by a pit bull at Wollaston Beach.

06/26/2014

Christopher Broxton

MBTA Police Arrest Red Line Robbery Suspect

MBTA police have arrested a man who they say was walking his pit bull when he robbed a person on the Red Line.

07/20/2013

The fire initially shut down all of Route 24.

Pit Bull Loose After Car Crash On Route 24 In West Bridgewater

A pit bull remained on the loose Monday afternoon, hours after it escaped a wreck on Route 24 in West Bridgewater.

06/10/2013

Liam the pit bull was shot several times. (Photo from Handsome Dan/Facebook)

Pit Bull Survives Shooting In Westport; Police Looking For Suspect

A stray pit bull that was shot several times is recovering at an animal hospital in Westport as police look for the person who shot the animal.

02/02/2013

Dog house

Mother, Daughter Recovering After Dog Attack In Fitchburg

A panicked 911 call summoned police to a duplex on High Street where they found a 3-year-old girl bitten on the face and bleeding.

01/18/2013

Rocco the pit bull was euthanized at the Mansfield Animal Shelter

Mansfield Animal Shelter Volunteers Quit After Pit Bull Is Euthanized

Rocco was euthanized amid concerns from the town’s animal control officer, police chief, and town manager, that he would bite folks.

12/10/2012

Pit bull in East Boston

Police Shoot Pit Bull That Attacked Teen, Killed Cat In East Boston

Two pit bulls who escaped from their owner’s home on Sumner Street in East Boston, went on a rampage according to residents, biting a teenager and killing a cat.

10/05/2012

file photo (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

City Leaders Outraged Over Law That Allows Pit Bulls To Be Unmuzzled

A new animal rights law signed by Governor Patrick bans any breed specific rules and regulations, which mean pit bulls can’t be singled out.

08/23/2012

Lilly the Pit Bull let the hospital on Saturday. (Photo Credit: MSPCA/Angell)

Pit Bull That Rescued Owner From Oncoming Train Released From Hospital

Lilly the Pit Bull, the dog that lost its leg while saving its owner from an oncoming train, was released from Angell Animal Medical Center on Saturday.

05/12/2012

Lilly the Pit Bull pictured with her owner's son, Boston Police Officer David Lanteigne.

Pit Bull Pulls Unconscious Owner From Path Of Oncoming Train

A pit bull hit by a freight train last week is being credited with saving its owner’s life.

05/08/2012

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