2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Child Killed by Babysitter's Pit Bull-Mix in Salisbury, North Carolina

Jacari Long, 6-months old, was mauled to death by his babysitter's pit bull-boxer mix. Police Investigate UPDATE 03/06/19: Multiple news stations captured footage of the pit bull-boxer mix that killed baby Jacari while under the care of his babysitter on Tuesday. The dog is currently being held by Rowan County Animal Control. Shelter officials confirmed the dog has shown aggression toward people while being at the facility. The male dog is 4-years old, police said. Polic… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Killed by Neighbor's Pack of Dogs in Lubbock, Texas

Johnnie Mae Garner, 88, died after she was attacked by a pack of dogs in Lubbock. Charged with Felony UPDATE 03/09/19: On Friday, police arrested Courtney White, 47, the owner of six pit bull-mixes that fatally attacked an elderly woman last month, in connection to her mauling death. White is charged with a second-degree felony count of "attack by dog." On February 27, Johnnie Garner, 88, was brutally attacked by White's loose dogs at her northeast Lubbock home in the 1800 blo… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Mauled by Pack of Dogs in Pickett County Dies

Bessie "Jill" Peterson, 88, died Tuesday after being mauled by a pack of dogs. Breed Clarification UPDATE 04/24/19: The local newspaper, The Pickett County Press, recently clarified the breeds involved in the brutal mauling death of 88-year old Jill Peterson. Sheriff Dowdy stated that the veterinarian report determined that each of the six dogs is a mixed-breed. One of the dogs "could have had some type of shepherd mix," reports The Press, but none of the dogs had pit bull fe… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Greenville Woman Severely Mauled by Her Own Dogs Dies Hours Later

Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, died of "extremely severe" dog bite injuries. Clarifications UPDATE 02/28/19: Katora Strickland, the dog mauling victim's niece, goes by Strickland Linda on Facebook. When Fox Carolina interviewed Strickland after Nancy Burgess-Dismuke's horrific mauling death, they flashed a photo showing two pit bulls and a chihuahua lying on and near a bed. The interview also stated that Burgess-Dismuke had seven dogs in her household. But the… [Read full blog post]

High School Teacher Dies After Violent Animal Attack in Pantego, North Carolina

Brenda Hamilton, 77-years old, died after being attacked by an animal in Pantego. Woman Dies Pantego, NC – A 77-year old school teacher attacked by an animal Friday has died of her injuries, according to a Facebook post by Pungo Christian Academy. Brenda Hamilton, 77, of Pantego, was attacked on Indian Run Road. She suffered severe injuries and was listed in critical condition late Saturday at Vidant Pitt Hospital, according to a news release from the Beaufort County Sherif… [Read full blog post]

Owner of Doberman Pinscher Show Dogs Found Dead with Multiple Dog Bites at her West Houston Home

Elaine Richman, 66-years old, was discovered dead Friday with multiple dog bites. Woman Found Dead Houston, TX - A woman was discovered dead with multiple dog bites at her home last week, police said. On Friday, around 8:00 am, police performed a welfare check at a home in the 12800 block of Susanna Lane. They discovered 66-year old Elaine Richman dead in her backyard with dog bites on her face, arms and hands. Two adult Doberman pinschers were located inside the home, police sa… [Read full blog post]