Woman and dog fatally mauled in vicious dog attack

Woman and her dog fatally mauled by two dogs

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Update 4/7/17: The victim of the dog mauling has been identified as 82-year-old Cecille Short

A horrific and tragic incident unfolded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Thursday afternoon. According to KOCO News, a woman who was walking her own dog was fatally mauled by two off-leash dogs who launched a vicious attack in the area of the 8500 block of Willow Creek Boulevard.

The dogs responsible for the fatal attack were described as “very large dogs.” One of the dogs was shot by a responding officer and another was intentionally struck with a police vehicle; the dog struck by the vehicle survived and was taken to the Oklahoma City Animal Welfare facility for treatment.

The woman and her small dog both perished in the attack. The woman who was killed has not yet been identified – the investigation into this horrific tragedy continues. Anyone who witnessed the attack is asked to reach out to the police at the homicide tip line, (405)297-1200.

(Screenshot via KOCO News)

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16 replies
  1. Yvonne Johnson says:

    My heart goes out to the Precious 2legged, who was just out walking her Precious 4legged. That is why there’s a “LEASH LAW” here o. TEXAS. MAY THEY BOTH REST IN PEACE…

  2. Barkley's Mom says:

    Whoever owns these dogs should be arrested! So very sorry for this woman’s family, I can’t imagine the horror!

    • Tonya Dantes says:

      Hopefully they won’t Cristen. Maybe we’ve taught the importance of unfair labeling to someone somewhere. Just hoping people will stop being so ignorant and negligent with labels.

      • Barkley's Mom says:

        I watched the report on KOCO news, the officer has already stated the dog shot was a “Pitt Bull” and says he doesn’t know the breed of the dog hit by the police cruiser. I’m not sure how knowledgeable the officer is with “Pitt Bulls’ sometimes “Pitt Bull” is in the eye of the beholder. I know I’ve seen many breeds called “Pitt Bulls” by clueless people.

  3. pennysdachshund says:

    It’s hard to imagine here in the USA going out to walk you dog and dying by 2 other dogs!!! sounds like the plot for a horror movie!!! That poor woman and her little companion…

  4. Julie Enos says:

    This is truely horrific. This poor women and dog. Hope they can find her family. Yes the owners of these need to face consequences. That is the same as a loaded weapon. And the dogs that killed the women had to be raised vicious but how ever they were raised doesn’t matter now. Its too late. The dogs owner needs charged, this poor women was murdered.

  5. susispot says:

    Just horrible. Oh, to imagine her terror. RIP to this woman and her beloved companion. They are together in Paradise.


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