The National Sports Center in Blaine is going to be a zoo this Saturday — but in a really good way. The 2014 Midwest Family Pet Expo features events like wiener dog races (and wannabe wiener dog races, which should stoke anyone’s curiosity), a pet costume contest and demos about dog bite prevention and companion birds.
Just a week after that viral video of a cat saving a little boy from a random dog attack, new research puts Minnesota in the top 10 states for dog bite claims.
Three suspects are in police custody, and one is recovering from injuries sustained from a K-9 officer, after a robbery spree in Anoka County Thursday night. According to Blaine Police, officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to three separate reports of armed robberies in the area between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The first report was on the 1000 block of County Road 10 in Spring Lake Park, the second was near Able Street Northeast and 87th Lane Northeast in Blaine and the third was on the 1100 block of 95th Avenue Northeast, also in Blaine. Descriptions from witnesses about the suspects, their vehicle and weapon (a shotgun or rifle) tied all three crimes together.
A four-year-old girl suffered a dog bite to the neck Saturday morning at a rural residence near Courtland in Nicollet County. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office, the girl was bit on the side of her neck by a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix while she was petting it at. She was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center, and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Police say a 170-pound mastiff dog that clamped down on the head of a toddler in St. Paul had previously injured a child at the same home.
An 8-year-old boy lost more than half his ear to a dog bite in Albert Lea, according to police.
A Twin Cities father wants to see stiffer penalties for dangerous dogs after his 5-year-old daughter was bitten by a pit bull.
Scary for News Anchor!
A veteran Denver television anchor was injured Wednesday after she was bitten in the face.
Moorhead police say a woman who said a dog bit her as she waited for a bus gave incorrect information to officers.
An 8-year-old boy is recovering from an attack that required dozens of stitches.