USPS uses dog report as excuse to install cluster box delivery in Missouri neighborhood- even though the dog no longer lives there

In one Independence MO neighborhood, mail delivery has been disrupted by a carrier’s report of a dangerous dog. In response, the USPS says it will no longer provide door to door delivery to residents, but will install a cluster box, despite the fact that the dog has since been relocated to a home outside the town. Continue reading

Postal Worker Says She’s Traumatized After Dog Bite

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem postal worker is recovering, after being attacked by a dog.

Ironically, this week is National Dog Bite Prevention Week -which is a time to bring awareness to prevent dog bites.

Unfortunately for Katherine Cashion, she is past prevention and is in recovery mode.

“I couldn’t believe that it hurt so bad. I thought really it was gushing blood because it hurt so badly,” said Cashion, who has been with the post office for two years.

Cashion isn’t alone.

Source: | Postal Worker Says She’s Traumatized After Dog Bite

U.S. Postal Service releases annual dog attack city rankings

SAN DIEGO — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide reached 6,244 in 2017 — more than 500 fewer than 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is showcasing technology that alerts mail carriers of potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities where the most dog attacks were recorded. The organization also highlights safety initiatives to help protect its employees and offers tips to pet owners. Continue reading