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Kim Richards' Pit Bull

Animal Control Won't Do ANYTHING

Unless Victim Complains

11/6/2014 10:35 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Kim Richards Pit Bull AttackKim Richards pit bull is vicious and dangerous, with a history of biting people -- and Animal Services KNOWS about it -- yet the most recent attack this weekend against Kyle Richard's daughter will not even be investigated unless the victim or a family member complains.

TMZ broke the story ... 18-year-old Alexia was in Kim's L.A. area home Saturday when the animal attacked without warning, biting her so badly she needed 2 surgeries.

Turns out the dog is no stranger to the L.A. Dept. of Animal Services ... the agency went to Kim's house after the dog attacked another person over the summer. Officials warned Kim to keep the dog under control but took no further action.

Well clearly the dog was not under control. But Animal Services tells us ... they will not take further action unless they get a complaint from the victim or her family.  That's tricky, because that would mean Alexia, Kyle or other members of their brood would have to blow the whistle on Kim. 

And get this ... we're told of a third attack that occurred in March.  One of Kim's friend was sitting on Kim's bed and the dog bit through her arm to the bone.  Paramedics were called to treat the victim.

And there's a 4th incident involving a trainer who was bit.

To top it off we're told the dog has been extremely aggressive toward other animals.

IF someone comes forward and makes a formal complaint, Animal Services will hold a hearing to determine if the pit bull should stay under Kim's care, or if it should be destroyed.

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Kyle Richards'

Daughter Viciously Attacked

By Kim Richards' Pit Bull

11/6/2014 1:00 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Kyle Richards Daughter Bit DogKyle Richards' daughter was the victim of a vicious pit bull attack ... a dog owned by Kyle's own sister Kim, and the damage was so severe it required multiple surgeries.

We're told 18-year-old Alexia Umansky spent the weekend at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, twice going under the knife.

The attack occurred early Saturday at Kim's L.A. area home. Kyle, Alexia and other members of their family had been inside the house for a while ... when the dog went into attack mode out of nowhere.

The dog bit Alexia numerous times, but the worst was on her right hand ... where it bit through her thumb right to the bone.

1105-kim-kingsley-swipe-instag-01The pit bull has a history of biting. It attacked its trainer on an episode of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" ... and it's also been very aggressive toward other dogs.

Kim is still keeping the animal at her home ... as the Dept. of Animal Control was never called. We're told they wanted to keep the incident "private."

We reached out to Kim and Kyle ... so far, no word back.

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Cancelled UTOPIA Show

Farm Animals Can Stay

Humans, Keep Off the Grass

11/5/2014 12:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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The brown cow can answer how now ... and the answer is AWESOME, because he's not getting kicked off the ranch featured on Utopia ... but their human counterparts are not so lucky.

The show -- a year-long experiment where people would live on the ranch and create their own rules of life -- was cancelled after 2 months.  The humans were told to leave, but the owners of Sable Ranch in Santa Clarita, CA gave the farm animals a reprieve ... they're all allowed to stay.

The animals became the real stars of the show ... the chickens, the cows, and especially the baby calf named Ca$h.

The ranch is in the 30 Mile Zone, where ranch scenes are shot for TV shows and movies, so the animals may be coming to a big or small screen soon.

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Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen

DOG LOST

Plea For Help

11/1/2014 6:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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10:00 AM PST -- The dog has been returned home to its family. Biggs says the woman who put the dog in her car found out Jason was the owner after someone pointed her to their public cry for help.
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Jason Biggs and his wife Jenny Mollen are on a feverish hunt for their adorable dog Gina ... who went missing Friday.

Gina somehow slipped away in the hilly Benedict Canyon area of L.A.  Someone who says they ID'd the pooch told the couple someone put Gina in a car and drove off.

The dog was last seen in her Halloween costume -- Victor/Victoria.  Gina wasn't wearing a collar, but she is microchipped.

If you have any info, contact them on Twitter.

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Ray J and Princess Love

Surprise!! We're Back Together

... For Now, At least

10/17/2014 12:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Princess Love claims she and Ray J are making peace purely for the sake of their dogs -- but during TMZ Live ... it looked like there was more than co-parenting going on between the alleged exes. 

Princess was talking to us about her sex tape, the break up with Ray J, and their dogs reuniting ... when suddenly Ray popped up on camera. In a robe! At 11 in the morning!!

Remember, Ray and Princess Love said he moved out recently after their split, so ... what's the deal?

Watch the clip and make the call for yourself -- but what went down makes us think they're either back together ... or never really broke up.

Ray J's Dog

Boogati Back with His Bottom Bitch

After Battling Depression

10/17/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Ray J Dog BoogatiRay J and Princess Love have declared a truce in their bitter breakup and custody battle -- all for the sake of their children puppies.

Princess Love tells TMZ their pet Maltese, Boogati, is now back at home ... reunited with their 3 other dogs. She says Ray J showed mercy because he thought Boogati was depressed.

As we reported ... Ray J took Boogati with him when he broke up with Princess Love and moved out. She claimed the other dogs were constantly crying -- especially Coco ... because she missed the Boog man.

Apparently the feelings were mutual, since we're told Boogati wasn't eating -- but Princess says all the pups are good now ... and claims she'll let Ray visit with them whenever he wants.

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Shaquille O'Neal

Even My Fish Are Diesel Now!!

10/16/2014 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
Exclusive Details

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We know Shaquille O'Neal rolls big, and now his pet fish do too -- in a massive $50,000 aquarium he had custom built into a freakin' big rig truck! Yeah, tropical fish can be badass.

Shaq posted a pic of his giant self yesterday next to his new baby -- a 3,000 pound tank complete with the Superman logo (a Shaq fave). It's framed by the cab of a tractor trailer ... which would dwarf any other fish tank owner.

The hosts of the Animal Planet show "Tanked" -- Wayde King and Brett Raymer -- designed and built the saltwater pad which houses dozens of exotic species like Miniature Groupers, Clown Triggers, Mappa Puffers, and even Dragon Eels!  

Wayde and Brett told us it was one of the most unique projects they've ever worked on -- especially because hey had to load in the Dragon Eels ... which they called "a bit aggressive."

Feeding time is gonna be interesting.

Ebola Crisis

Dogs and Cats

Not At Risk

10/14/2014 9:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Dogs and cats are NOT capable of contracting Ebola ... and are NOT screened on flights to the U.S. from Africa because there's no evidence they can develop the disease ... TMZ has learned.

According to the Centers for Disease Control ... there is NO evidence dogs and cats can either develop or transmit Ebola ... therefore, there's no reason for airlines to either screen or quarantine them.

Several airlines tell us  ... they don't control screening.  It's determined by the CDC and various health departments.   

Bentley, the dog owned by the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola, has been quarantined by Dallas Animal Services ... and that set off a panic. Based on what we're told, the pooch is not at risk.

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Ray J's Ex

Our Other Dogs Cry Daily

Please Give Boogati Back

10/11/2014 12:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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1011-ray-j-dog-instagram-01Ray J's ex-girlfriend is pleading for the singer to give their dog Boogati back to her ... because their other pooches are so devastated they can't stop crying.

Princess Love tells us she tried her best to keep Boogati during their really bitter break up -- because she's the better canine caretaker -- but it fell on deaf ears.

As we previously reported ... the doggie argument got so bad Ray J's security had to step in and break it up. Ray J won the battle, but the war is still up for grabs.

Princess says their 3 other Malteses shouldn't have to go through a break up as well ... they are heartsick and visitation won't work because things are so acrimonious.

We're told their dog Coco is taking things hardest ... and cries every night ... waiting for Boogati's return.

Ray J

Breakup with GF

Triggers MASSIVE Fight Over Miniature Dog

10/11/2014 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Ray J Break UpRay J and girlfriend Princess Love broke up Thursday night and things went nuclear when she tried to leave with their dog Boogotti ... and a huge custody battle for the pup is now underway.

According to our sources, when the "Love & Hip Hop" stars called it quits, Ray offered to leave while she packed her belongings. But we're told when she started to pack up Boogotti's things, Ray J went off. 

Our sources say the two went at it over the three-pound Maltese puppy, to the point where Ray J's security had to step in.

We're told Ray J's security guard eventually got hold of Boogotti and the dog is with Ray J now ... but our sources also say Ray J knows this won't be the the end of the battle.

Princess Love took the fight to Instagram and posted an old photo of her with Floyd Mayweather

Cold blooded.

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Miley Cyrus

Sister's Dog Allegedly Mauls Model

10/8/2014 3:45 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Miley Cyrus just got dragged into a lawsuit involving her sister, her sister's dog and an L.A. model -- who claims the pooch viciously attacked her and ruined her career.

According to the court docs ... Yolande Ngom was bitten by Brandi Cyrus' dog "Feather" in the apartment building where she and Miley's older sister both live.

Miley's company Smiley Miley, Inc owns Brandi's apartment -- and Yolande says one of Miley's employees was handling the dog and couldn't keep it under control ... allowing the attack to go down.

Ngom says the unprovoked bite ripped open her right thigh ... leaving scars so bad she'll never be able to work as a model again. She's suing Brandi and Miley's company for medical bills, lost wages and more.

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Heidi Fleiss

Dirty Birds Terrorizing Ex-Girlfriend

9/30/2014 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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turned her birds loose on her ex-girlfriend's house in a way that would have made Alfred Hitchcock gasp.

Heidi -- who was famously the Hollywood madam of choice for Charlie Sheen and a bunch of other celebs -- hooked up with Judy Bailey-Savage and lived with her at her home in Temecula, CA.  

Judy claims Heidi's pet parrots destroyed the house by ripping wood and drywall from the walls and eating the doors and hinges of kitchen and bathroom cabinets.  They also pooped like CRAZY.

And this is the best part ... Judy claims in legal docs, "I am unable to enter the residence to have a contractor give me an estimate  because I am attacked by birds. I have been bitten on several occasions."

And to add insult to injury ... Judy claims she caught Heidi stealing plants from her medical marijuana garden in the middle of the night.

Judy scored a restraining order keeping Heidi 100 yards at bay for the next 2 years.

Problem is ... the restraining order is NOT for the birds.

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Paris Hilton

Expensive Dog Debuts in L.A.

9/14/2014 8:03 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Paris Hilton's expensive pomeranian has touched down in Los Angeles ... and it's already melting hearts.

Paris was leaving LAX when she told us the $13K price tag was worth every penny -- it's hard to disagree when you take one look at the adorable mini pom.

The celebrity DJ also says she already ditched the name Mr. Amazing ... the pooch has a more Hilton-appropriate name now.

No matter how cute the dog is, he's still gonna crap on your floor. Enjoy!

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