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
SEATTLE — To the untrained eye, Ilsa seems a little slow and a little tired. But shedding hair and a toothy grin perhaps hide some darker purpose.
“They keep on bringing it back to dogs. And I just want to get my mail,” said Ballard homeowner Randall Ehrlich. Continue reading
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville’s letter carriers are delivering the mail on high alert while facing the growing threat of dog attacks. The United States Postal service is launching a new campaign in high-bite areas across the city. Continue reading
A Davenport neighborhood stopped receiving their mail after the post office said a neighbor’s dog attacked a mail carrier.
Heather Greiner owns the dogs, mid-June her mail stopped being delivered. She received a letter stating the reason, but she says her dogs never attacked anyone. Continue reading
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The cliché about the battle between dogs and postal workers became a frightening reality for a woman Friday who was hospitalized after an attack by two pit bulls. And as more people rely on online shopping delivered by parcel post, the frequency of attacks is on the rise. Continue reading
MILWAUKEE — Dogs and postal workers don’t always get along, but a Milwaukee woman says a letter carrier went too far. She says her nine-month-old puppy was pepper sprayed by a mailman while the dog was inside her home. Continue reading