2009 Dog Bite Fatality: 2-Year Old Killed by Family Dog in Cape Coral

Liam Peck, 2-years old, was fatally bitten by a family dog. Family Dog Kills Boy archived Cape Coral, FL - A toddler died Tuesday morning after being bitten by one of the family's dogs. According to officials, the family's 8-year old male Weimaraner fatally bit Liam Peck, 2-years old, in the neck. Connie Barron, spokeswoman for the Cape Coral Police Department, said EMS transported the boy to Cape Coral Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later. Lee County… [Read full blog post]

Son of Rosie Humphreys Starts Campaign to Ban Pit Bulls in Flora

From left: Bob Koehler's sign and his now dead mother Rosie Humphreys. Son Demands Change Flora, IL - Two weeks after 85-year old Rosie Humphreys was mauled to death by a pit bull, her son Bob Koehler erected a sign in his yard reading: "Ban Pit Bulls." Rosie was killed by a loose pit bull while walking her two poodles. The pit bull owned by Brian Pennington struck down Rosie and one of her dogs. Police Chief John Nicholson blamed the attack on the failure of the "D" ring attached to th… [Read full blog post]

Pit Bull Dog Aggression: Pit Bull Charges Through Screen Door to Attack

Home Invasion Attack Lehigh Acres, Fl - In another example of deadly pit bull dog-aggression, a neighbor's pit bull charged through a family's front screen door and mauled their small dog to death. At the time of the incident Patricia Denis was decorating her home for the holidays. Her son David intervened to stop the attack and the pit bull "bit through his finger." As demonstrated by this pit bull, the breed was genetically engineered to attack and kill dogs for the purposes o… [Read full blog post]

Historic Recall: 50 Million Blinds Recalled Following Child Deaths

Product Liability Bethesda, MD - Last November, 1.6 million baby cribs were recalled following the death of two children. It was announced Wednesday that the Consumer Product Safety Commission and the window blind industry are recalling 50 million Roman blind and roller shades after the deaths of five children and the near strangulation of 16. The volume of fatal and horrific pit bull maulings upon children far outweigh these numbers, yet there is no publicly funded agenc… [Read full blog post]