Dog Quarantined After Attack in Veneta

VENETA, Ore. — The city of Veneta says a pitbull involved in an attack Friday is currently quarantined in its home for the next ten days. The city says it issued citations to the owner, for dog at large and for an unlicensed dog. Sheri Ascariz says she was walking her dog, Hachi, in the … Continue reading »

Dog Neglect & Theft Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of local animal lovers say they saved a dog Friday after a friend saw the animal emaciated in the backyard of a home. Gail Kiefer says when she got the call about the dog, now called Hope, she went to the house near the intersection of Bertelsen and Elmira, called … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Bobby

EUGENE, Ore. — If you have an active home and would love to adopt a dog, meet Bobby, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week. He is a 1-year-old Chihuahua/mix. He would do great in any home, including homes with cats, dogs and young children. If you’re interested in adopting Bobby or any other pet … Continue reading »

Owner Reunites with Dog After 6 Years

AUSTIN, Texas (CNN) — It was all licks and tears inside an Austin, Texas airport when a woman was reunited with her beloved Yorkie. Bailey disappeared from Grisel Jaramillo’s yard six years ago and recently turned up in Indianapolis. A quick check of his microchip traced the pooch back to his owner. “There was a … Continue reading »

SPD: Evidence Confirms Pit Bull Attacked

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — We’re learning more today about a dog attack on a 2-year-old girl in Springfield Sunday, leaving her in critical condition. Springfield Police say two dogs were seized from the home after the attack, a pit bull and a lab-collie mix. Both were put down Tuesday, a request from the owner. Despite social … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Bryce

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Bryce, is looking for a high-energy forever home. He is a large, 5-year-old, Lab mix. He is loving dog that is very well behaved and know a lot of tricks. He needs to be the pet in the home with children 16 years or … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Bruiser

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Bruiser is looking for a great, cat-free home. He is a large, 8-year-old, Boxer mix. The folks at Greenhill say Bruiser doesn’t live up to his name. He is sweet and adorable, and fits the name “Kisser” a little better. Bruiser enjoys his daily walks, and … Continue reading »

Police Officer Shoots Dog

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Frustration and outrage are growing in Springfield after an officer critically injured a dog Tuesday night, but police say the shooting is justified. The owners say they didn’t have the $2,000 to pay for the bullet to be removed by vets and are now speaking out against the police department’s use of … Continue reading »

Service Dog Complaint Heads to Court

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman who said she was discriminated against because of her service dog appeared in court Tuesday. The Bureau of Labor and Industries began hearing the case against the Duck Stop Market. Two judges heard opening arguments and testimony from the complainant in this case Tuesday from Michel Hilt Hayden’s attorney along … Continue reading »

FDA Warns About Toxic Dog Treats

(CNN) — Dog owners beware, the FDA is issuing a new health warning about jerky pet treats imported from China. The agency reports some 1,800 new cases of pet illnesses since the last warning in October. The FDA says the majority of the jerky treats were from China with flavors that include chicken, duck and … Continue reading »

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