2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Attack Shows Underbelly of Pit Bull Ownership

Blanche Brodeur, 76-years old, was killed by her son-in-law's male pit bull. Pit Bull Kills Caretaker Mountain City, GA - Blanche Brodeur, 76-years old, was found face down with severe head and neck injuries on December 17. She was brutally attacked by her son-in-law's pit bull while trying to feed the animal. Brodeur had agreed to take care of five pit bulls belonging to her daughter Joan and husband Thomas Robinson while they were in jail. Both were arrested and jailed 5 days… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Attacks and Kills Toddler in South Carolina

Holden Jernigan, 2-years old, was killed by his grandmother's pit bull. Pit Bull Kills Boy archived Summerville, SC - In today's tragedy,  a 2-year old boy wandered out of the back door of his grandmother's home and was killed by his grandmother's pit bull. The approximately 40-pound dog latched onto Holden Jernigan's throat and head, inflicting fatal wounds, Dorchester County sheriff's 1st Sgt. Mike Miller said. Holden died in the backyard of Tracey Shelton's home… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Jennifer Lowe, Killed by Two Pit Bulls, No Charges Filed

Jennifer Lowe was killed by two pit bulls that had been legally declared "dangerous." Parents Want Charges Knoxville, TN - On November 12, a neighbor called 911 after seeing a pit bull attack 21-year old Jennifer Lowe in a nearby home. Upon arriving at the scene, Knox County Sheriff's deputies shot both pit bulls, killing one and wounding the other. The second dog ran off into the woods and was missing until the next day. The parents of Lowe in disagreement with the preliminary d… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Seth Lovitt, 11, Killed by His Grandmother's Pit Bull in Killeen

Grandmother and Mother Indicted in Mauling Death Seth Lovitt, 11-years old, was mauled to death by his grandmother's pit bull. Deferred Adjudication UPDATE 01/13/12: Four years after a woman's pit bull killed her grandson, she was sentenced to probation. Brenda Ellen Parker, 51, received five years of deferred adjudication and 200 hours of community service in connection to the death of 11-year old Seth Lovitt. Parker previously pleaded guilty to criminally negligent… [Read full blog post]