2019 Dog Bite Fatality: 9-Year Old Girl Killed by Three Pit Bulls in Detroit

A 9-year old girl was mauled to death by three pit bulls on Detroit's west side. Dogs Kill Child Detroit, MI - On Monday, about 4:00 pm, a 9-year old girl was severely mauled by three dogs at the intersection of Central Avenue near Smart Street on Detroit's west side. Multiple news outlets report the attacking dogs are pit bulls. A neighbor shot one of the dogs, according to Detroit Fire. The child had been walking through an alley when the dogs escaped a nearby home and attacked her… [Read full blog post]

Beneath the 'Headlines' of the DOT's Final Guidance of Enforcement Priorities Regarding Service Animals

What Does it Mean for Delta's Pit Bull Ban? - DiscussionOn August 8, the DOT issued their final enforcement priorities regarding service animals. The DOT's guidance comes after airlines began tightening policies on service and support animals. News headlines followed with claims like, "Delta can't ban pit bulls." Due to how the current rule is written, however, Delta may have legal basis; they would not have issued the ban otherwise. Our special report dives into the area… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Texas Teen Dies After Brutal Attack by Three Pit Bulls in Irving

Nelson Cabrera, 15, died after being attacked by three pit bulls in Irving, Texas. Dog Owner Knew Victim UPDATE 08/13/19: On August 12, a Spanish speaking news outlet, Univision, added new dimensions to this boy's mauling death -- view the URL in Chrome to translate. According to the owner of the pit bulls, Guillermor Lorenzo, "the young man had stayed a few days in his house due to a favor he wanted to do to the minor. However, the owner of the house had canceled access to the prope… [Read full blog post]

Woman Nearly Killed by a Pit Bull While Volunteering at a Rescue Shelter in 2017 Shares Where She Is Today

Kylie Welch seen while hospitalized at a Pittsburgh trauma center after the dog attack. The Vicious Attack Meadowlands, PA - On April 9, 2017, Kylie Welch and her daughter survived a vicious dog attack while volunteering at Angel Ridge Animal Rescue, a no-kill rescue shelter that adopts out "special needs" and death row dogs. The male pit bull, "Dallas" had come to the rescue two days earlier and was placed in a pen labeled "friendly and playful." When Welch took the dog out for… [Read full blog post]