2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 70, Dies Days After Severe Mauling by Her Neighbor’s Two Chained Dogs

Melanie Catley, 70-years old, died of her injuries after being attacked by two chained dogs. Woman Dies of Injuries Hampstead, NC – A 70-year old woman has died after being attacked by her neighbor’s two chained dogs. On December 8, at about 2:05 pm, a 911 call was placed by the property owner at 206 Holiday Drive about a woman on the ground in his backyard. According to officials, Melanie Catley had entered into the neighbor’s backyard when the dogs attacked her. She sustained s… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Beloved Church Leader Dies After Being Mauled by Neighbor's Pit Bull in Richmond, Virginia

Evangeline Brooks, a beloved church leader, died after being mauled by a neighbor's pit bull. No Felony Charges UPDATE 11/29/22: The criminal investigation after the mauling death of 88-year old Evangeline Brooks has ended. It was determined that no felony charges would be brought against the owner of the dog, Tracey Hicks. On November 7, Brooks was attacked by Hicks’ pit bull after she called out to Hicks while standing in a nearby yard. According to the Richmond Commonwea… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Holmes County Woman, 69, Killed by Dogs, Over 100 Bites Inflicted; No Charges

Shirley Johnson, 69, was found dead a day after being attacked by dogs in Holmes County. Woman Killed by Dogs Holmes County, FL - A woman was found dead after being attacked by dogs, according to the Holmes County Sheriff's Office. The attack occurred on August 13, but was not reported by media outlets until August 19. The victim was identified as 69-year old Shirley Johnson, who was walking home from her son’s house that night on Bonifay Gritney Road when three dogs attacked her… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Avoca Woman, a Dog Rescuer, Killed in Dog Attack Six Weeks Ago in Northwest Arkansas

Patti Webb, 65, was killed in a dog attack in September at her home near Avoca. Suspected Attackers UPDATE 11/12/21: Yesterday, we began examining the local rescuers and transports that began trying to find homes for the animals that were left on the property belonging to Patti Webb. She was discovered dead on her property on September 24 after being attacked by one or more dogs. The Benton County Sheriff's Office believe Webb was breaking up a fight between two dogs when at lea… [Read full blog post]