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
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – A postal worker went to the hospital on Friday after he was bitten several times by two dogs in Youngstown. Continue reading
ISLE OF WIGHT Co., Va. — Two bad dogs were ratted out after stealing a postal worker’s lunch. Continue reading
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (KDKA) – For whatever reason, “man’s best friend” has a vendetta against most mail carriers. Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -This week, thousands of flyers will be delivered to residents in Wichita to remind them of responsible pet ownership. Continue reading
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.
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Some Henrico residents say they have a new postal carrier thanks to a CBS 6 Problem Solvers investigation into their dogs being pepper sprayed. Continue reading
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – More than six thousand letter carriers were attacked by dogs last year, that’s according to data just released by the U.S. Postal Service. Today postal workers in mid-Michigan got some hands-on training on how to prevent dog attacks. News 10’s Marcus Dash was there. Continue reading
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