2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Suspected Fatal Pit Bull Mauling in Crawford County, Georgia

Lee Becham, 76, died after being brutally attacked by pit bulls in Crawford County. Manslaughter Charges UPDATE 03/10/19: A couple has been arrested in connection to the mauling death of a 76-year old man last month, the Crawford County sheriff said Tuesday. Samuel Arthur Brown, 55, and Angel Ann Brown, 52, were arrested on involuntary manslaughter charges after Lee Becham was discovered dead in the yard of his residence in the 1900 block of Marshall Mill Road on February 23… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Dies After Vicious Dog Attack in Dacula, Georgia that Occurred in September

Lorena Cordova, 47, died after a vicious dog attack in Dacula that occurred in September. Asking for Felony Charges UPDATE 12/27/19: Prosecutors are now seeking felony charges after three pit bulls viciously attacked 47-year old Lorena Cordova on September 16 in Dacula, Georgia. Cordova suffered life-threatening injuries in the attack, including "considerable muscle and nerve damage in all of her limbs," organ damage and bacterial and fungal infections. By November… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Mauled to Death by One or More Vicious Pit Bulls in Madera, California

Police seek pit bull owner Heather Anglin after her dogs killed a man in Madera.  Three Years in Prison UPDATE 02/22/20: A woman whose pit bull mauled a man to death in November of last year has been sentenced to three years in prison. In January, Heather Anglin pleaded guilty to a felony charge in connection to the death of 38-year old Lasaro Macedo. Anglin's pit bull "Two-Tone" was known by her to vicious and attack others, District Attorney Sally Moreno said. Macedo was mauled… [Read full blog post]

Pit Bulls Lead Biting Incidents Across U.S. Cities and Counties

Special Report: Dog Biting Incidents (2013 to Present) DogsBite.org - From February 2013 to present, Animal control and health departments in 20 U.S. states report that pit bulls are leading all breeds in biting incidents, including: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington Wisconsin and Wyoming. The oft-quoted claim that pit… [Read full blog post]