2020 Dog Bite Fatality: 72-Year Old Woman Killed by Her Daughter's Two Pit Bulls Near Mandeville, Louisiana

Barbara Cook, 72, died after being attacked by her daughter's two pit bulls near Mandeville. The Dogs' Owners UPDATE 06/28/20: On Friday, multiple news articles clarified that the two pit bulls belonged to one of the victim's daughters, Janell Callender. She and her husband Cody Callender also lived at Cook's home on Nancy Street. Cody has a long history with the law, starting over a decade ago. As recently as July 2019, he was charged with a parole violation, simple battery,… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: 70-Year Old Woman Mauled to Death by Dogs in Country Club Hills, Illinois

Katie Amos, 70-years old, was mauled to death in her driveway by up to four dogs. Woman Killed by Dogs Country Club Hills, IL - A 70-year old woman was mauled to death by one or more dogs, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Katie Amos was fatally attacked in the 3900 block of 167th Place at about 10:35 am on June 3. An autopsy determined that she died of her injuries. The manner of death was an accident. Country Club Hills police have not yet responded to a request f… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies Seven Days After Violent Pit Bull Mauling in Southwest Arkansas; No Media Reports

Roger Kirk died seven days after a violent pit bull attack in southwest Arkansas. Horatio, AR - On April 3, we became aware of a violent pit bull mauling in southwest Arkansas that led to a man's death seven days later. The attack occurred on March 19, south of Horatio in Seiver County near the Little River Country Club, according to family members. Roger Glenn Kirk, 69 years old, of Horatio, was transported to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for emergency tre… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Pack of Dogs Kill Woman Living at 'Home Sweet Home' Assisted Living Facility in Florida

Beverly Jean Dove, 60, was killed by dogs while staying at an assisted living facility. Sheriff's Press Release Washington County, FL - The Washington County sheriff's office issue a press release Friday afternoon for a fatal dog mauling that occurred on Tuesday, March 3, near Chipley. A female resident of Home Sweet Home, an assisted living facility, was discovered badly injured about 4:00 pm. She was transported to a local hospital where she later died of her injuries. In… [Read full blog post]