An archive of U.S. children and adults mauled to death by rottweilers since 1978.
DogsBite.org - Combining DogsBite.org dog bite fatality statistics with research provided by a volunteer produced a significant archival collection of fatal rottweiler attacks dating back to 1978. Of the 121 victims recorded from 1978 through 2019, 76% (92) where children ages 11-years and younger. Of these children, the large majority, 72% (66), were ages 4-years and younger. Californi… [Read full blog post]
Kylar Johnson, 4-years old, fatal pit bull attack victim #329.
UPDATE: 03/28/12: The Victoria Advocate released the 30-minute news conference given by Victoria County Sheriff T. Michael O'Conner. In summary, investigators do have answers to many questions, but are not releasing them yet. The time of the boy's death has yet to be determined by the medical examiner's office. O'Conner does address many aspects of Kylar's death including that many "conspir… [Read full blog post]
Extremely DangerousFort Wayne, IN - Earlier today, The News-Sentinel published an article in the community section by resident Bob Rinearson (Once again, pit bulls are to blame for extreme violence against people). Rinearson describes in vivid detail arriving on scene where an 11-year old boy and a man had just been brutalized by two pit bulls. It is a powerful piece that captures the extreme violence of a pit bull attack. Prior to this incident, the same dogs had mauled an el… [Read full blog post]