Front cover and anti-BSL article in Atomic Dogg, Winter 2010, Issue 12.
Parents Adored Pits
UPDATE 05/29/10: It was also revealed on Friday that the child's parents were pit bull aficionados. According to the Press-Enterprise, though the blinds were drawn at the family's home on Friday, pasted in a front window of the home was a sticker for Atomic Dogg Magazine, a magazine devoted to the "American Bully Breed," which is a pit bull characterized by a stocky body and oversized h… [Read full blog post]
From left: Jeffrey Denny, his "pet transit" vehicle and the HSUS mobile crime lab.
Bedford County, VA - It was reported this week that 36-year old Jeffrey Lynn Denny, a nationally known and "admitted" dog fighter was trapped in a sting operation Monday, as he tried to sell a $900 pit bull to an undercover deputy at a Montvale gas station. Bedford County authorities charged Denny with one felony offense of transporting fighting dogs. On Tuesday, authorities raid… [Read full blog post]
Natylee Murphy seen eight months and 10 surgeries after the brutal pit bull attack.Natylee Murphy before the attack and a week after at Memorial Herman Hospital.06/10/14 Update:
Follow Natylee's recovery on her Team Naty Facebook Fan page!Victim Slowly Healing
Shepherd, TX - Last September, DogsBite.org reported on the horrific pit bull attack involving 3-year old Natylee Murphy. In that blog post, we also wrote about the history of the Texas State anti-BSL law (HB 2065… [Read full blog post]
Dogs EuthanizedBerlin, DE - It was reported Saturday that four Staffordshire bull terriers mauled a 3-year old girl to death and badly injured the girl's great-grandmother, who tried to rescue her. Authorities said that prosecutors opened an investigation for negligent homicide against the dogs' owner, the girl's aunt. The great-grandmother and the child were visiting the aunt in her home in Oldisleben-Sachsenburg in Thuringia when the incident occurred.
"The girl'… [Read full blog post]
Dog Owner Named
UPDATE 05/22/10: James Haplin of the Anchorage Daily News provided more details about the death of Krystal Brink on May 22. It was Krystal's great uncle, 28-year old Fritz Larson who found her. Larson said he went toward the yard and saw a pink coat on the grass. As he approached, he noticed a skinny young male mutt chained on a post in the yard was chewing on a diaper. Then he saw the girl's body on the ground nearby. "I went nuts. I lost it," Larson said.
"Larson said he… [Read full blog post]
Dominic Solesky at 13-years old (Click image to watch video).
Fighting Against Dog Bites
Washington D.C. - Back in March, we published a post about Anthony Solesky and his son Dominic (View Anthony's story: Dangerous by Default: Extreme Breeds). On April 28, 2007, Dominic and two other boys were attacked by a pit bull that leaped from its pen. Dominic suffered life-altering injuries. Both Anthony and his son were recently featured in an NBC Washington video that was broadca… [Read full blog post]