Doctor Discusses Risk Factors for Bringing a Dog into Home and Dog Bite Injury Studies with Breed-Related Findings

Dr. John Fuhrman discusses the risks of dog ownership and dog bite injury studies. Discussion with Doctor Prescott, AZ - In July, Dr. John Fuhrman of the Fuhrman Clinic published an informative post and video that discusses risk factors for families that are considering bringing a dog into their home; dog bite injury studies; and breed-related findings within those studies. Some of the medical studies discussed appear in our Level 1 trauma center table. Fuhrman also discu… [Read full blog post]

2021 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs

Nonprofit Captured 74% of Breed Identification Images in 2021 Photographs of six fatally attacking dogs in 2021 obtained from multiple sources. Jump down to view all 2021 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 informat… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Pocket Bully Inflicts Bite to Head, Killing Baby Girl in Springfield, Illinois

A’Myrikal Jolynn Hull died after being bitten on the head by a "pocket bully." Bull Breed Kills Baby Springfield, IL - A 1-year old girl is dead after being bitten on the head by a pocket bully, which is a squat "designer" pit bull hybrid breed. The breed name is misleading, as these dogs can be quite large (weighty) due to their heavy muscular build. There is an "extreme" version as well. " The pocket bully variety, "is simply shorter than the standard American bully," according t… [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]