2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed by Dog Pack in Eagle Butte on the Cheyenne River Reservation 

A 9-year old boy was killed by a dog pack on the Cheyenne River Reservation. News Release from Tribe Eagle Butte, SD - On Sunday, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe issued a statement about a boy found dead on the reservation Saturday near his bike with injuries that may have contributed to his death. His death is being investigated by the Cheyenne River Tribal Police. "Officials have yet to determine the exact cause" of death. "There is a possibility it may have been the result of a fe… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Teenager, 19, Killed by Dogs on Fort Hall Reservation; Few Details Released

Carlon Galloway, 19, was killed by dogs on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. Victim's Parents Speak Out UPDATE 02/07/24: On Monday, Carlon Galloway's family spoke to East Idaho News to clear Carlon's name and provide more details about the violent dogs that took his life on January 31. Carlon was on a walk that morning when he was attacked and killed by a pack of 12 dogs, his father, Daniel De La Cruz and his step-mother, Linna De La Cruz, said. His sudden and horrific death came tw… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed, Mother Injured by Four Dogs on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho

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]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Person Killed by Pack of Dogs on the Hopi Reservation in the Village of Hotevilla, Arizona

In mid-June, a person was killed by a pack of dogs on the Hopi Reservation. Media Release 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]