In the 15-year period of 2005 through 2019, canines killed 521 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths. | More »
Mark Taylor ran over a dangerous pit bull after it killed its owner in Nova Scotia.
Mega Built Bullies
UPDATE 06/30/20: On June 30, 2020, a commenter left a link showing when Megan Milner purchased her two pit bulls -- less than four years later, one brutally kills her while she was taking it for a walk. On November 8, 2016, Mega Built Bullies, a British Columbia-based breeder of "exotic" pit bulls (American bullies), congratulated Megan on her two newest "MBB family members" fr… [Read full blog post]
Brice Sanders, 2-years old, died on June 1 after being attacked by a pit bull.
Animal History Summary
UPDATE 07/22/20: In mid July, we obtained information from our June 10 records request to Stockton Animal Services. The dog that attacked and killed Brice Sanders on May 31 was a male intact pit bull named "Rocko." The animal history documents we obtained from animal services also stated the dog had Taser needles on his hind right backside and the left side of his neck -- the latt… [Read full blog post]
Call-To-Action: Send in Your Stories of Scofflaw Dog Owners
Scofflaw dog owner Amy Cooper reacts after being told to leash her dog in the Ramble.
On October 14, 2020, it was reported that Amy Cooper made two false 911 calls that day. In the second call, previously unreported, Cooper claimed the man tried to assault her. "The defendant twice reported that an African American man was putting her in danger, first by stating that he was threatening her and her dog, then making a seco… [Read full blog post]
Robby Taylor, 9, was killed by one or more pit bulls in Faulkner County, Arkansas.
Wrongful Death Suit Filed
UPDATE 06/26/20: A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed after a 9-year old boy was mauled to death by at least one pit bull. Trey Edgar Wyatt, 25, of Vilonia, was arrested in connection to the death of Robby Taylor. One of the dogs that killed Robby had acted aggressively toward the Taylor family more than once, according to the lawsuit filed against Trey Wyatt and his girl… [Read full blog post]