2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Fresno County Man Mauled to Death by Pack of Pit Bulls

Esteban Alavez, 34, and one of the four pit bulls that mauled him to death. Victim Identified UPDATE 12/14/12: The Fresno County Coroner's Office has identified the man who was mauled to death by four pit bulls on Tuesday. Esteban Alavez, 34-years old, of Selma, California died due to multiple dog bites, including a bite that punctured his jugular vein, according to Fresno County Coroner David Hadden. The Thomas-Robinson Funeral Home website obituary states that he was a Fa… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Bristol-Kendall Fire Department Firefighter Killed by New Dog

Dog New to Home UPDATE 11/14/12: Police Lt. Pat Gengler said that an autopsy found that Brown died from dog bites to her neck from a 140 pound mastiff. She was discovered by her husband at the bottom of the basement stairs in their home. Gengler said the couple took in the mastiff about a week ago from a family member.1 He added that four animal control handlers were needed to contain the animal. The couple's two other dogs, a boxer and pit bull-mix were uninvolved in the attack. Bris… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Yadkin County Infant Mauled to Death by Family Dog

A "cart-pulling" rottweiler from Deep Creek Kennel.1 Details Released archived UPDATE 12/05/12: The Yadkin County Sherifff's Office has finally released details about the mauling death of Dixie Jennings. The child was killed on November 9 at 11:30 am at Deep Creek Kennel in Yadkinville, which is owned by the infant's grandmother, Robin Jennings. The infant's mother Sarah Jennings also works at the kennel and was with her child in the office area when a customer came in wit… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: San Diego County Woman Killed by Pack of American Bulldog-Mixes

Contributions being taken for Remedios Romero-Solares. Ongoing Investigation UPDATE 12/07/12: Yesterday, The Fallbrook Village News released an update about the fatal dog mauling of Remedios Romero-Solares. Authorities have still not released the names of the owners of the dogs, but county records show that Jose Hernandez and Guillermina Hernandez are the owners of the property. Friends of the family, who asked to remain anonymous, said that the couple’s son Edgar H… [Read full blog post]