2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 62, Killed by One of Her Breeding Bullmastiffs in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

A 62-year old woman was killed by a "large breed" family dog in Tuscaloosa County. Death by Family Dog Tuscaloosa County, AL - A woman is dead after being mauled by family dog, according to authorities. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 9:20 pm Thursday for a report of a dog attack. Deputies responded to a residence on Highway 69 North near the Berry community, where they found a woman dead inside of a dog pen. The 911 caller was a family member who fo… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Fatally Attacks Woman Riding Bicycle in Florence, South Carolina

Karen Nelson, 71, was fatally attacked by a pit bull while riding her bicycle. Pit Bull Kills Woman Florence, SC - A 71-year old woman riding her bicycle through a neighborhood in southwest Florence is dead after being attacked by a dog, police said. On Wednesday, at approximately 8:15 pm, first responders were dispatched to the 1800 block of Brigadoone Lane and Waccamaw Drive for a report of a 71-year old female falling from her bike, according to audio dispatch log files from… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Killed by Dogs on Corsair Road in Southwest Harris County, Texas

A southwest Harris County man was mauled and killed by his neighbor's dogs on Corsair Road. Houston, TX - A man was killed by one or more of his neighbor's dogs on July 6, 2024. The attack occurred around 2:30 pm on Corsair Road near Beltway 8. Police told KHOU the man died at the scene and the dog(s) are in the custody of BARC, the city of Houston's Municipal Animal Shelter. No other information was released, including the number and breeds of dogs involved, and the victim’s name or a… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 59, Killed by Neighbor's Dogs She was Dog Sitting in Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Joni Hatcher, 59, was killed by dogs while dog sitting in Caddo Parish. Woman Killed Shreveport, LA - A woman who was killed in a dog attack on July 7, 2024 has been identified by the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office. 59-year old Joni Hatcher was discovered deceased inside a home in the 7800 block of Womack Road just after 11:30 am, states a press release. Hatcher was last seen alive the night before around 8:00 pm by a neighbor who saw her checking the mailbox. A neighbor told investig… [Read full blog post]