Rescuer Involved in Highly Litigated 'Gus' Case, Flees Scene After her Fake Service Pit Bull Attacks Child, Says Mother

After 3-year old Ronin was attacked in the face by a fake service pit bull, the owner fled. Dog Impounded UPDATE 01/15/21: The fake service pit bull that attacked 3-year old Ronin Waldroup has been surrendered by its owner. Aaron Johnson, Director of Montgomery County Animal Services, said the dog was taken into their custody Thursday. Johnson became the director in 2017, according to his Linkedin page. Thus, he was not part of the "Gus" case that began at Montgomery County An… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: 9-Year Old Boy Killed by Dogs in Faulkner County, Arkansas

Robby Taylor, 9, was killed by one or more pit bulls in Faulkner County, Arkansas. Girlfriend Finally Charged UPDATE 01/15/21: Eight months after two pit bulls struck down a 9-year old boy who had gone to fetch the mail, the owner of the dogs has been arrested. Lisa Young, 26, has been charged with one count of negligent homicide and faces up to one year in jail if convicted. Young was not home when her dogs killed the boy. Previously, her boyfriend Trey Wyatt, who was home, was char… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull-Mix Kills Infant in Lafayette, Indiana

The Baby's Mother was Charged with Three Counts of Neglect Julian Connell, 26 days old, was killed by a family pit bull-mix in Lafayette, Indiana. One Year in Prison UPDATE 12/14/20: Jennifer Connell, 38, pleaded guilty in September to one count of neglect of a dependent in connection to the mauling death of her infant son on January 25 -- a level 5 felony. Prosecutors dismissed two other lower counts. On December 14, Tippecanoe County Superior 2 Judge Steve Meyer sentenced Co… [Read full blog post]