2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Bristol-Kendall Fire Department Firefighter Killed by New Dog

Dog New to Home UPDATE 11/14/12: Police Lt. Pat Gengler said that an autopsy found that Brown died from dog bites to her neck from a 140 pound mastiff. She was discovered by her husband at the bottom of the basement stairs in their home. Gengler said the couple took in the mastiff about a week ago from a family member.1 He added that four animal control handlers were needed to contain the animal. The couple's two other dogs, a boxer and pit bull-mix were uninvolved in the attack. Bris… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Yadkin County Infant Mauled to Death by Family Dog

A "cart-pulling" rottweiler from Deep Creek Kennel.1Details Released archived UPDATE 12/05/12: The Yadkin County Sherifff's Office has finally released details about the mauling death of Dixie Jennings. The child was killed on November 9 at 11:30 am at Deep Creek Kennel in Yadkinville, which is owned by the infant's grandmother, Robin Jennings. The infant's mother Sarah Jennings also works at the kennel and was with her child in the office area when a customer came in wit… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: San Diego County Woman Killed by Pack of American Bulldog-Mixes

Contributions being taken for Remedios Romero-Solares. Ongoing Investigation UPDATE 12/07/12: Yesterday, The Fallbrook Village News released an update about the fatal dog mauling of Remedios Romero-Solares. Authorities have still not released the names of the owners of the dogs, but county records show that Jose Hernandez and Guillermina Hernandez are the owners of the property. Friends of the family, who asked to remain anonymous, said that the couple‚Äôs son Edga… [Read full blog post]

Blogger Nails Uncomfortable Truth About Animal Control Agencies: Introducing Occupy Maul Street

Occupy Maul Street DogsBite.org - Occupy Maul Street has been creating posts since June of this year. The most recent post comments on the current state of "Animal Un-Control" in the United States; how many animal control departments1 proliferate pro-pit bull propaganda at the cost of human and animal victims. The blogger consistently embraces a sobering sarcasm and also offers data "mashups" -- pulling source data from multiple places and creating a derivative work tha… [Read full blog post]

Archived: Pit Bulls Lead 'Bite' Counts Across U.S. Cities and Counties

Dog Biting Incidents: 2005 to 2012 DogsBite.org - From July 2005 to October 2012, Animal control or health departments in at least 25 U.S. states report that pit bulls are leading all breeds in biting incidents, including: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Uta… [Read full blog post]