Zupf: Staten Island Model Attacked by Loose Pit Bull

Model Attacked by Pit Bull In his latest video, YouTube artist Zupf brazenly points a finger at the facts that matter the most about a pit bull attack: the severe and costly medical trauma the victim suffers, the absolute non-provocation for the attack (in this instance merely walking to her car) and the zealous voice that lies behind the pit bull lobby. The pit bull bite often dismembers and nearly always debilitates the victim. In this attack, the dog tore through her boot, se… [Read full blog post]

Pair of Pit Bulls Attack Molalla Man Christmas Morning

Dogs Will Be Euthanized UPDATE 12/30/08: The two dogs suspected in a Christmas attack on Christopher Friesen will be euthanized. A resident spotted the dogs days after the attack, trapped (or dumped) inside the building foundation of a former lumber mill. The dogs were described as highly aggressive. Authorities are now calling the dogs American Bully-mixes, which is a modern breed line derived by breeding the American Pit Bull Terrier to the American Staffordshire terr… [Read full blog post]

Part III: Doretta Zinke, 39, Killed by 9 Pit Bulls (1945)

From left: Joe Munn, Charles Smallwood, Doretta Zinke, Jennifer Lowe. Dade County, FL - On May 16, 1945, Doretta Zinke was savagely killed by a pack of pit bulls in the state of Florida. Headlines of the grisly attack covered newspapers across the county. Authorities seized and killed Joe Munn's 27 dogs. Deputy Sheriff Mark Richardson testified that Munn admitted he had been raising fighting dogs and that he knew the dogs were vicious. Munn was convicted of manslaughter and s… [Read full blog post]

12/17-23/08 Pit Bulls Shot by Police

#401: Pit Bull Tries to Attack Wheel-Chair Bound Man 12/23/08 | Rubidoux, CA Summary: In the wake of a violent mauling by two pit bulls that caused a man's death, Rubidoux is back in the news. On Tuesday a loose pit bull tried to attack a wheelchair-bound man, prompting a Riverside County sheriff's deputy to shoot the animal. According to sheriff's Deputy Herlinda Valenzuela, "The deputy was driving by and spotted a pit bull-mix aggressively trying to attack a male in an electr… [Read full blog post]

Anti-BSL Organization, Stop-BSL.com, Gives Donated Funds to Alleged Dogfighters

Albert "Al" White: Guilty UPDATE 03/13/09: Albert "Al" White -- a formerly alleged dogfighter that Stop-BSL.com openly provided donations to -- recently pleaded guilty to a slew of serious charges. White was ordered to serve 10 years in prison followed by another 10 years on probation. The charges to which White pleaded guilty include: 25 counts of dogfighting, 21 counts of cruelty to animals, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and six counts of child m… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: 2 Pit Bulls Attack, Kill 60-Year-Old Rubidoux Man

Deputies investigating the pit bull mauling death of Gerald Adelmund. Victim Killed by Own Dogs UPDATE 12/19/08: The Press-Enterprise reports the victim was the owner of the pit bulls. As expected, the larger male dog is now being described as a pit bull mastiff-mix and the smaller female dog as a pit bull. The dogs attacked him when he stepped outside of his home to smoke. Adelmund's family also authorized authorities to euthanize the female's nine puppies. Adelmund lived a… [Read full blog post]

Comment: Pit Bull Owners Consistently Blame Victims

Wendy and Charlotte Blevins at Creighton Medical Center after the attack. DogsBite.org - A comment was recently left at DogsBite.org about Tina Agerson's pit bull that suddenly attacked Charlotte Blevins and ripped off her scalp. The commenter, who is presumably a pit bull advocate, blames Charlotte's mother. The cruel accusation voiced by the commenter is universal amongst comments that we do not publish at DogsBite.org. So that readers can understand this spiteful m… [Read full blog post]

12/11-15/08 Pit Bulls Shot by Police

400 Mark Has Been Reached #393: Neighbor Shoots Pit Bull in Redding 12/15/08 | Redding, CA Summary: Marshall Jones Sr., 73, told officers that he felt threatened by what he called a vicious pit bull that came into his yard and he shot the animal, police Sgt. Eric Niver said. Police think Marshall Jones Sr. was within his rights in protecting himself when he shot the dog. The owner of the dog, Ashley Schmitz, describes the animal in two separate ways: a labrador boxer-mix and a few s… [Read full blog post]