2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Dies After Dog Attack in Suffield; Attack Occurred at Home of Animal Activist

Pit Bull Belongs to HSUS Senior State Director Annie Hornish Janet D'Aleo, 95-years old, died Wednesday after a dog attack in Suffield. Died by Level 6 Bite UPDATE 11/11/19: New information has been released about an elderly woman who died after being attacked by a pit bull belonging to Connecticut Senior State Director of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Annie Hornish. The office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Janet D’Aleo, of Enfield, died as a direct resu… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Hudson Valley Woman Killed by Her Pet Coonhounds

Arlene Renna, 67, was mauled and killed by one or both of her coonhounds. Woman Dies in Mauling Pleasant Valley, NY - A 67-year old woman home alone was killed by one or more dogs, police said. On Saturday about 4:00 pm, New York State Police and Pleasant Valley Fire Department EMS were dispatched to a home on Barkit Kennel Road after a report of a woman with life-threatening injuries. The woman, identified as Arlene Renna, 67, was found unconscious on her living room floor by her h… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Killed by Neighbor's Pack of Dogs in Lubbock, Texas

Johnnie Mae Garner, 88, died after she was attacked by a pack of dogs in Lubbock. Charged with Felony UPDATE 03/09/19: On Friday, police arrested Courtney White, 47, the owner of six pit bull-mixes that fatally attacked an elderly woman last month, in connection to her mauling death. White is charged with a second-degree felony count of "attack by dog." On February 27, Johnnie Garner, 88, was brutally attacked by White's loose dogs at her northeast Lubbock home in the 1800 blo… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Mauled by Pack of Dogs in Pickett County Dies

Bessie "Jill" Peterson, 88, died Tuesday after being mauled by a pack of dogs. Owner Faces Two Felonies UPDATE 09/10/19: On August 13, the Pickett County Grand Jury indicted Holland "Holly" Evans of Pall Mall in connection to the death of 88-year old Bessie Jill Peterson. On February 26, Jill was savagely attacked and killed by a pack of six dogs. Her sister, Nina Brown, 85, witnessed part of the attack. "They dragged her down the yard and all of her clothes were off, her shoes, ev… [Read full blog post]