In the 15-year period of 2005 through 2019, canines killed 521 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths. | More »
James McCool died after being attacked by a dog pack at Copperhead Road Kennels.
Dog Owner Arrested
Lincoln County, AR - On January 18, a kennel owner in Star City, Arkansas was arrested after authorities said his YouTube channel shows canines he trained to "attack in a pack like manner and have a prey drive at a young age" killed his cousin last year. Scott Alan McCool, 48, was booked into the Lincoln County Detention Center on a manslaughter charge in connection to the October 2… [Read full blog post]
Four adults were arrested after a dog pack killed one man and injured another in Bienville Parish.
Human Remains Discovered
Ringgold, LA - Four adults were arrested in connection to the death of one man and another man who sustained severe injuries. On September 27, Davyta Gray, 30, was bitten over 130 times by a dog pack on Pine Street. He underwent five surgeries and nearly died. In late October, Bienville Parish Sheriff’s investigators found human remains on Pine Street. P… [Read full blog post]
Dog Adopted Out by County Shelter (SCRAPS) 8-Weeks Earlier
Colton Kline, 4, was killed by a family dog in northeast Spokane, Washington.
Dog Adopted from County
UPDATE 12/06/23: The dog that killed Colton Kline was adopted from Spokane Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) on September 2, 2023. We stated in our last update that our nonprofit already had a Freedom of Information Request into SCRAPS. We submitted the request on November 11, and it remains unanswered.… [Read full blog post]
Dog Owner Faces Involuntary Manslaughter Charge; Other Offenses
The Moncks Corner mobile home park where David Eller was killed by two pit bulls.
Dog Owners Charged
UPDATE 11/02/23: Berkeley County detectives charged two individuals in connection to the death of 65-year old David Eller in the Pleasant Oak Mobile Home Park off of Old Whitesville Road. Shannan Christine McCrackin, 45, of Moncks Corner, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and two counts of dang… [Read full blog post]