2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Pack of Dogs Kill Lame Deer Man on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation

Duke Little Whirlwind, 58-years old, was killed by a pack of dogs in Lame Deer. Death by Dogs Confirmed UPDATE 12/16/21: On Tuesday, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) confirmed that a 58-year old Lame Deer man was killed by a pack of dogs on Tribal land. "BIA officers responded to a call about a man being attacked by dogs, but when they arrived there were no dogs present," the BIA said in a press release. Duke Little Whirlwind, 58, was found dead on a dirt road Sunday. The Rosebud Cou… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Visiting from Alaska, Killed by Dog Pack Inside Sumter County, South Carolina Home

A woman visiting from Alaska was killed by a dog pack inside a South Carolina Home. Woman Killed by Dog Pack Sumter County, SC - A woman was discovered dead Thursday inside a home on South Lake Cherryvale Drive. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office believes she died of a dog attack. Lori Martin, 60, was visiting from Alaska when a family member found her dead just before noon. While Martin was in the home, a family dog pack -- including three boxers and one pit bull -- began fighting. M… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 61-Year Old Missouri Woman Killed by Daughter's Familiar Pit Bulls and Pit Bull 'Mixed-Breed'

Leann Gratzer, 61, was killed by familiar pit bulls while approaching her daughter's home. Dog Owners Confirmed UPDATE 12/08/21: Two male pit bulls and one female pit bull-mix that killed a woman have been euthanized. Previously, the female dog was reported to be a "mixed-breed." That dog, however, was identified by its owner, the victim's daughter, as a "red/brown pit" that bolted from her property in September. That any officials are still calling this dog a "mixed-bree… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed by Dogs Being Fostered at Grandfather's Home in Doña Ana County, New Mexico

Avery Jackson-Dunphy, 6, was mauled to death by dogs being fostered by his grandparents. Municipal Shelter Dogs UPDATE 12/31/21: Weeks after the mauling death of 6-year old Avery Jackson-Dunphy it was revealed that three of the six dogs that were quickly euthanized after his death were foster dogs from the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV), just as we initially suspected. ASCMV operates through a joint powers agreement between the governing bodies of t… [Read full blog post]