On January 21, Kellan Boner was killed by four dogs on the Fort Hall Reservation.
Multi-Victim Dog Attack
Fort Hall, ID – A 7-year old boy died and his mother sustained serious injuries after being attacked by four dogs on the Fort Hall Reservation on January 21, 2023, according to tribal authorities. The multi-victim attack occurred just before 6:00 pm at a home on Sandy Road in Fort Hall. Both victims are non-tribal members and were transported to the Portneuf Medical Center… [Read full blog post]
In mid-June, a person was killed by a pack of dogs on the Hopi Reservation.
Village of Hotevilla, AZ - Another person has been killed by a pack of dogs on a U.S. Indian reservation. The fatal dog mauling occurred last weekend on the Hopi Reservation, which constitutes a land area of 2.5 thousand square miles and is surrounded entirely by the Navajo Nation. This death occurred less than two weeks after we published about this issue: Escalating Fatal Dog Maulings on T… [Read full blog post]
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Dubois, WY - By BLM Wyoming/Bob Wick, Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
Death by Dogs Confirmed
UPDATE 07/22/22: In mid-July, the Fremont County Coroner’s office released the cause of death of Shawna Jo Bell, a Northern Arapaho tribal member. Bell was found dead on April 10. The County Coroner’s Office had responded to an "animal bites" call that same night. Bell's cause of death was not made public originally. The offi… [Read full blog post]
Francis Cavanaugh, 6-years old, was mauled to death by a dog on the Spirit Lake Reservation.
Boy Killed by Dog
Fort Totten, ND - A 6-year old boy is dead after being attacked by at least one dog on the Spirit Lake Reservation, according to investigators. The attack occurred on Sunday, March 27, at a housing development off of Highway 57 in Fort Totten, reports InForum. The FBI is investigating, but declined to release any details. It's unclear if the owner of the dog has been ident… [Read full blog post]