2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Dies in Hospital After Being Attacked by Three Pit Bulls in Rural North Carolina

Mildred Vaughan died nine days after being attacked by three dogs on Mahaffey Lane. Woman Dies in Hospital Wilkes County, NC - An elderly woman hospitalized after being attacked by three dogs near her home died on August 30 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mildred Vaughn, 89-years old, had walked to her mailbox on August 21, when three dogs from a nearby property attacked her. EMS was dispatched to 211 Mahaffey Lane at 2:21 pm. Vaughn was ai… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Puna Woman Dies After Multi-Victim Dog Attack Last Month on the Island of Hawai'i

Dolores Oskins, 85, died of injuries sustained from a vicious dog attack in mid-August. Dog Attack Victim Dies Puna, HI - On August 14, a pack of four dogs described by a dispatcher as "pit bulls and bulldog-mix dogs," attacked three adults, two men and one woman. The 85-year old woman suffered critical injuries, she was "bitten about the head, neck, and arms, receiving multiple puncture wounds and lacerations," according to Hawai'i Police Department Captain Scott Amaral.… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 91-Year Old Woman Killed by a Pet Rottweiler While Living at Her Daughter's Home

A 91-year old woman was killed by a pet rottweiler in a Bloomfield Township home. Woman Killed by Dog Bloomfield Township, MI - An elderly woman is dead after being attacked by a rottweiler. The attack occurred on September 2 at about 6:30 pm. Police and fire were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of Berry Drive due to a dog attack. When they arrived, they found a 91-year old woman unresponsive and suffering from "significant injuries" by a rottweiler living in the home. She wa… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 26-Year Old Man Killed by Pit Bull During a Grand Mal Seizure in East Toledo

Javon Stokes, 26-years old, was fatally bitten in the neck while suffering a grand mal seizure. Pit Bull Kills Man Toledo, OH – On the heels of 31-year old Emily Kahl being killed by a pet pit bull in Toledo in July, a 26-year old man suffered the same fate Thursday. Javon Stokes was killed by a pit bull while suffering a grand mal seizure, according to the coroner -- a rare coroner ruling. Typically pit bull owners, as in the case of Emily Kahl last month, do not witness the event, but s… [Read full blog post]