2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Sustains Devastating Injuries in Detroit Pit Bull Mauling; Dies While Hospitalized

Harold Phillips, 35, died Friday after sustaining devastating injuries by pit bulls. City, Animal Control Sued UPDATE 05/14/24: Three months after Harold Phillips died after a dog attack, his wife Shauntaye Phillips is suing the dogs’ owners, Detroit Animal Care and Control (DACC), former Animal Control Director Mark Kumpf, interim Director Lori Sowle, two investigators, and a nonprofit that works with DACC, Friends of Detroit Animal Care and Control. The Complaint c… [Read full blog post]

Michigan Tribute to Victims of Dangerous Dogs Zoom Conference, Sponsored by Responsible Citizens for Public Safety

Michigan Tribute to Victims of Dangerous Dogs 2023 - A Zoom conference event (1:22 length). Zoom Conference 2023 Lansing, MI - In the tradition of National Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day, Michigan-based Responsible Citizens for Public Safety once again hosted the annual event, a Michigan Tribute to Victims of Dangerous Dogs, to honor victims of dangerous dog attacks, as well as to discuss legislative issues in multiple states and abroad. This year's event was a Zoom meetin… [Read full blog post]

Rescue Rottweiler Leaves Victim with "Uncontrollable Bleeding;" Police Lockdown Town's Recreation Center

Rosendale Police rescue victim with "uncontrollable bleeding" after rottweiler attack. Rescue Rottweiler Attacks Rosendale, NY - On Tuesday, the Rosendale Police Department responded to a life-threatening dog attack on Madeline Lane, where a caller reported the dog was "ripping the arm off" the victim. "As a result of the nature of the attack and the proximity to the Rosendale Recreation Center, a lockdown of the Rec Center, including the summer camp was conducted," st… [Read full blog post]

Arkansas Legislature - House Floor Debate for HB 1519, a Bill Prohibiting Cities from Enacting Breed-Specific Laws

Compelling Testimony by Representatives Who Opposed the Bill Audio from the March 14 House Floor debate regarding HB 1519 in the Arkansas legislature. Little Rock, AR - On March 14, there was an impressive House Floor debate concerning HB 1519, a bill prohibiting cities and counties in Arkansas from enacting or enforcing breed-specific laws. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. RJ Hawk (R-District 81), was defeated in a 34-45 vote. Representatives who opposed the bill had… [Read full blog post]