The driver’s name has not been released, as of Tuesday at 12 p.m.(KCTV5) By Greg Dailey Published: Oct. 25, 2022 at 1:52 PM EDT|Updated: 23 hours ago WOOD HEIGHTS, Mo. (KCTV) - An investigation is underway and two dogs are dead after an Amazon driver’s body was found in someone’s yard just outside of Excelsior Springs. Ray County Sheriff Scott Childers said that they received a call a little after 7 p.m. regarding an Amazon van that had been outside a residence for several hours. When deputies arrived at the scene in the O Highway in Wood Heights, they did find a man dead in someone’s front yard. It appeared that he was an Amazon driver, law enforcement said. Amazon released the following statement on the driver’s death: “We’re deeply saddened by tonight’s tragic incident involving a member of our Amazon family and will be providing support to the team and the driver’s loved ones. We are assisting law enforcement in their investigation.” The Ray County Sheriff’s … [Read more...]
Bulli Ray – Certified Women Owned!
WOSB Certification Granted! Congratulations! It is the decision of the Women’s Business Enterprise Council Florida to grant WOSB certification to ODBS Enterprises LLC. Bulli Ray - Dog Bite Prevention … [Read more...]
Illinois FedEx driver has arm amputated after dog attack!
CALHOUN COUNTY, Ill. (KMOV.com) June 9 2021 -- A FedEx delivery driver was critically injured when he was attacked by two American Bulldogs in rural Illinois. Police in Calhoun County, Illinois tell News 4 the FedEx driver was attacked north of Kampsville on Saturday. The worker had to have his left arm amputated below the forearm. He also sustained serious injuries to his right arm and both legs. The worker remains in a St. Louis hospital with significant injuries and is awaiting further surgeries. The brother of the victim said the two dogs busted through the home's front door when he was delivering a package. When the homeowner got home, the dogs were on top of the driver. … [Read more...]
Dog-Bites Soar at LA Animal Services – California
ANIMAL WATCH-GM Brenda Barnette let Assistant GM Tammy Watson announce the bad news at the LA Animal Services Board of Commissioners meeting that 94 dog bites/attacks occurred in LAAS animal shelters during 2019. This was up from 59 in 2018 and is more than a 59% increase. The victims were the public, volunteers, and employees. ARE DOG ATTACKS/BITES THE ‘NEW NORMAL’ AT LA CITY SHELTERS? Following is an excerpt from the official stats compiled by Los Angeles Animal Services: In 2018, 31 employees, 16 volunteers and 12 members of the public were bitten--6 of these injuries were "severe." In 2019, 39 employees, 32 volunteers (twice as many as in 2018) and 23 members of the public were victims of dog bites at LAAS shelters--8 were "severe" injuries. … [Read more...]
During coronavirus closures, what happens to animal shelters?
Corona virus equals more canine counters! Reportedly dog shelters are now empty. Animals provide great companionship and security. I’m sure everyone is thrilled these animals are leaving metal cages for new homes. More dogs will be in homes and yards for field employees to encounter. Making it difficult and dangerous for the employee to stay safe. Make sure your employees are trained to confront any and all dog scenarios. In the home, the yard or on the street. Provide your employee Dog Bite Safety training, PPE’s and good customer communication. If you have contact with the customer before arriving at the home, let them know it will be safer for the family dog to be put away. Are you asking? Do you have a dog? Where is the dog kept? Do you have a room or confined area to put the dog if the employee does enter the home or yard? Many customers won’t think twice about letting the dog out to interact with the employee. The adopted dog is even more dangerous, the owner has no idea how … [Read more...]
BO’S STORY… Bo was an Argentine Dogo!
Mitzi Robinson Bulli Ray - 04/21/2020 As many of you know who have participated in our programs, there is barely enough time to cover course content let alone get into story telling that supports that content based on our personal experiences with the dogs selected for our programs. In the weeks ahead, I will be writing about these “stories” and why we selected the animals that we did as well as how we saved other animals from being destroyed. Below, is the story of “Bo” our most popular dog in the history of our Occupational Dog Bite Safety Training Program. BO’S STORY… Bo was an Argentine Dogo! He came to us when he was 11 months old and through the years became the most requested and feared dog in our training program even though he never growled, barked, or took any bites on the jute sleeve. He rocked the field employees to their core. Why??? He was a true predatory animal. In other words, he was the silent attacker…a true opportunist. At 140 pounds, he was light on his feet … [Read more...]
National Fuel employees receive training on how to handle dangerous dogs-Bulli Ray
https://www.wivb.com/news/local-news/buffalo/national-fuel-employees-receive-training-on-how-to-handle-dangerous-dogs/ … [Read more...]
Dog Bite Attacks Increase in 2017 – Costs $700 Million
Dog Bite Claims Nationwide Increased 2.2 Percent; California, Florida And Pennsylvania Lead Nation In Number of Claims National Dog Bite Prevention Week Is April 8-14 Press Release An analysis of homeowners insurance data by the I.I.I. found that the number of dog bite claims nationwide increased to 18,522 in 2017, compared to 18,122 in 2016 – a 2.2 percent increase. The average cost per claim increased by 11.5 percent. The average cost paid out for dog bite claims was $37,051 in 2017, compared with $33,230 in 2016. Dogs provide millions of people with companionship, happiness and health benefits. But even dogs that are normally docile may bite when they are frightened or when defending their puppies, owners or food. To educate pet owners about how to prevent dog bites The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the United States Postal Service (USPS) and State Farm Insurance are joining together for National Dog Bite Prevention Week (April 8 -14). Dog bites … [Read more...]
Polk County FL meter reader attacked by Dogs Lakeland Electric worker
POSTED:FEB 13 2017 01:27PM EST LAKELAND (FOX 13) - A Polk County man was arrested after one of his dogs mauled a Lakeland Electric meter-reader this morning, then turned on a deputy who had arrived to help, the sheriff's office said. Deputies say Linda Dionne was working along Fish Hatchery Road when she activated the emergency button on her radio. When Lakeland Electric and Lakeland police officers could not get a hold of her, deputies responded. The deputy arrived to find the "pit bull-type" dog attacking Dionne on the front porch of a home. He was able to get the dog off the woman, but then had to shoot the dog after it attacked him. Deputies kill dog that attacked Lakeland Electric worker A second dog in the yard "menacingly approached" two deputies and a Lakeland police officer, who fired at the animal, but missed. The dog ran under the house and was later captured. Dionne, 59, was treated at the scene and then taken to Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center with … [Read more...]
SRP Employees Get Trained On Dog Bite Prevention By Bulli Ray
Click the link to see the full article and news video from our visit to Salt River Project in Tempe AZ! http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/srp-employees-go-through-aggressive-dog-biting-training/328938991 TEMPE, Ariz. - Each day, field workers with SRP face numerous dangers and obstacles including dogs protecting their territory. Tuesday the company held some classes to help employees learn what to do when faced with an aggressive dogs. "Our main objective is to make sure that we can teach them what to do when getting into situations where they are attacked by one dog," said Mitzi Robinson with Bulli Ray Enterprises, "or by a pack of dogs." The two-hour course included a Belgium Malinois biting workers wearing protective gear. "If I had not had all of the years of reinforcement," said Roger Pedersen, a meter tech with SRP, "I might not have gotten out of their alive." Three years ago Roger Petersen was visiting what appeared to be a vacant house to check on a … [Read more...]