BROOKLYN, NY — The number of postal employees attacked by dogs nationwide fell to 5,714 in 2018 — more than 500 fewer than in 2017 and more than 1,000 fewer since 2016. Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) highlights technology that likely helps to reduce potential attacks while releasing its annual list of cities with the most recorded dog attacks. The organization also highlights safety initiatives to help protect its employees and offers tips to pet owners. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – An Otay Mesa father and dog owner says he did a double-take after he says surveillance video revealed who was hurting his dog.
Wherever Pupa the poodle mix goes, little Alfonso Jr.,3, and Regina,1, usually follow. Their father Alfonso Galindo calls the 7-year-old rescue a beloved member of the family, which is why his recent discovery was so tough to swallow.
“It’s heartbreaking,” said Galindo.
It all started when the strange stains that have been appearing for months appeared again last week in the patio of his home on Agosto Street. He checked his recently installed cameras and couldn’t believe what he saw. Continue reading
TROY, Mich. (FOX 2) – The owner of the dog that attacked a postal service worker last Friday defended his pet on Monday. Continue reading
DETROIT (FOX 2) – Detroit police are investigating a dog attack on a U.S. postal worker on the city’s west side Friday. Continue reading
PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A mail carrier was taken to the hospital Thursday after being attacked by two pit bulls. Continue reading
ST. LOUIS – A dog found nearly frozen to death on the sidewalk has vets reminding people to keep an eye out for pets as another round of winter weather heads our way. Continue reading
DALLAS — The United States Postal Service is apologizing to a Dallas family after a letter carrier was caught on a home surveillance camera pepper spraying the family’s three dogs on his route for seemingly no reason. Continue reading
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
MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) – One Mid-South neighborhood is calling out the U.S. Postal Service for what it calls “inappropriate behavior.” Home surveillance video shows a delivery driver spraying a dog with pepper spray from inside a vehicle. Continue reading