What Are Pit Bulls Good At?

By Boni A guest writer for the DogsBite.org Blog. I’m sure dear readers you thought I was going to say {insert vicious pit bull joke, here}. Nope, not today. What we’re going to try and figure out, is what can pit bulls do, that another dog cannot do better? Pit bulls, since their inception, have been bred to fight. A pit bull that doesn’t fight, is a failed pit bull. Now, before all our pit bull aficionado friends get their Black Sabbath or White Claw t-shirts in a wad, let me clarify.… [Read full blog post]

Man Found Injured, Bloody and Unresponsive After Pit Bull Mauling Near Brooklyn

Trailers seen in the area of The Hole, where a man was mauled by two family pit bulls. Man Found Dead Brooklyn, NY - A 39-year old man, who suffered from cerebral palsy, was found dead with bite injuries all over his body in his trailer home on Dumont Avenue near Ruby Street in The Hole, a low-lying neighborhood on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Wikipedia describes the small area as 30 feet lower than the surrounding area, is run down and suffers from frequent flooding. The bite i… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Dog Sitting Pit Bulls Found Dead in Osage County; Dog Attack Confirmed by Coroner

Rebecca McCurdy, 28-years old, was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Osage County. Cause of Death UPDATE 06/26/21: On Friday, investigator Rex Wikel released more information about the fatal pit bull mauling of 28-year old Rebecca McCurdy. She had been house sitting a home with multiple pit bulls when she was discovered dead by deputies. The state medical examiner also released a preliminary report confirming that she died as a result of a dog attack. There were no secu… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy, 7, Killed by Dogs in Marion County, South Carolina

Shamar Jackson, 7-years old, was killed by a pack of loose dogs in Marion County. Dog Owner Charged UPDATE 06/29/21: On Monday, a man was charged with felony manslaughter in connection to the dog mauling death of a 7-year old boy on June 13. Lorenzo Cardenas, 41, of Marion, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and owning a dangerous animal that attacks and injures a human. Shamar Jackson was attacked and killed by up to six dogs belonging to Cardenas as he tried to escape th… [Read full blog post]