2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Mother Live Streams After Rescue Pit Bull Killed her Son in Hampton County, South Carolina

A 6-year old boy died after being attacked by a pit bull his mother was trying to rehome. Police Release Statement Hampton County, SC - An hour ago, the Hampton County Sheriff's Office released a statement. "On Wednesday afternoon, Hampton County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a residence on Mullins Ford Rd. in Brunson regarding a juvenile being attacked by a dog. Upon arrival to the incident location, officers located the 6 yr. old male child, who was deceased. Hamp… [Read full blog post]

2020 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs

Nonprofit Captured 79% of All Breed Identification Images in 2020 Photographs of six fatally attacking dogs in 2020 obtained from multiple sources. Jump down to view all 2020 breed identification photographs or read our analysis first. DogsBite.org - In 2013, we began the tradition of publishing breed identification photographs of fatally attacking dogs when available through news reports, animal control agencies, police departments, social media and public infor… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Unidentified Woman Dies After Pit Bull Attack in Tallahassee, Florida

An unidentified woman died after being attacked by a pit bull in Tallahassee, Florida. Woman Died in December Tallahassee, FL - Two weeks ago, a woman was mauled by a family pit bull and died. Police did not issue a news release and have been investigating ever since. The Tallahassee Democrat received a "heavily redacted" police report of the December 20 incident on December 21. The "records request were all but devoid of details, including the exact location of the attack," r… [Read full blog post]