Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Animal Services’




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Former Grover Beach officer’s dogs chased mailman before deadly attack

Hours before fatally attacking a 64-year-old man and seriously injuring an 85-year-old woman, the dogs belonging to former Grover Beach police officer Alex Geiger broke loose and chased a mailman, according to a court filing.... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisors approve new $13.7 million animal shelter

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a plan on Tuesday to construct a $13.7 million animal shelter. The seven cities in SLO County will share the cost of the new facility. SLO... (Continue reading)

Animal services takes back second dog from Grover Beach officer

In addition to facing criminal charges, former Grover Beach police officer Alex Geiger has now lost both of his dogs that attacked and killed a 64-year-old man and injured a 85-year-old woman. Shortly after noon... (Continue reading)

Animal Services sends Grover Beach dog case to DA’s office

San Luis Obispo County Animal Services has competed its investigation into the deadly Grover Beach dog attack and has submitted the case to the District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors are expected to announce later this week... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach identifies officer involved in dog attack

The Grover Beach Police Department has identified the owner of a dog that attacked two people last week, killing a 64-year-old man, as Officer Alex Geiger. He is currently on paid administrative leave while the attack... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach officer on paid administrative leave

The Grover Beach Police Department has placed the officer who owned a dog that attacked two people last week, killing a 64-year-old man, on paid administrative leave. On Tuesday, two of the officer’s dogs got... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man dies from dog attack

The Grover Beach man attacked by a police officer’s dog died Friday evening. He was 64 years old. On Tuesday afternoon, the dog attacked Betty Long, 85, in her front yard. Long’s neighbor, David Fear,... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach officer owned dog that attacked old woman

The K9 officer-type dog that attacked and nearly killed an 85-year-old woman and a 64-year-old man belonged to a Grover Beach policeman, according to San Luis Obispo County Animal Services. Authorities have not identified the... (Continue reading)

Video at SLO County shelter angers animals rights activists

Video footage of a San Luis Obispo County Animal Services volunteer swinging a plastic chair at a pit bull has prompted outrage from animal rights activists. SLO County Animal Services officials are investigating the incident,... (Continue reading)

Atascadero woman arrested for animal cruelty

Law enforcement officers seized 40 dogs from an Atascadero woman Thursday before arresting her on animal cruelty charges. Suzanne Sollenne and her dogs were living in unsanitary conditions and many of the dogs needed treatment... (Continue reading)



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