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.  Fatal Dog Mauling UPDATE 11/13/19: Police have identified a 38-year old man found dead in a dry riverbed on Monday. Lasaro Macedo was discovered deceased in the 1400 block East Yosemite Avenue. "An autopsy was conducted and ruled that Macedo died as a result of injuries he sustained during a dog attack," states a release from the Madera Police Department. An aggressive male pit bull was shot and ki… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Dies After Dog Attack in Suffield; Attack Occurred at Home of Animal Activist

Pit Bull Belongs to HSUS Senior State Director Annie Hornish Janet D'Aleo, 95-years old, died Wednesday after a dog attack in Suffield. Failed Police Commission Run UPDATE 11/15/19: On November 5, Annie Hornish appeared on the Suffield ballot for police commission -- voters could vote for three candidates and five candidates were listed. The following day, Hornish's pit bull "Dexter" attacked and killed 95-year old Janet D'Aleo, who was visiting Hornish's home. Hornis… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 49, Dies After Being Mauled by Her Two Rescue Great Danes in Warren County, Ohio

Mary Matthews, 49-years old, was killed by her two rescue great danes on Friday. Family Speaks Out UPDATE 11/07/19: After publishing our post, we received confirmation from two separate sources that the female black great dane named "Caitlyn" was not involved in the attack that killed Mary Matthews on November 1. In mid January, the owner of Caitlyn rehomed the dog to Matthews. Six days later, the owner picked Caitlyn back up. After learning of Matthews' death, the owner wro… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Family Pit Bulls in Bay City, Michigan

Brandy Boschen-O'Dell, 41, was killed by one or more pit bulls in Bay City, Michigan. Boyfriend's Dogs UPDATE 11/12/19: On November 1, the Bay City Department of Public Safety reported they were dispatched to a residence in the 3200 block of Westshore Drive. On their arrival, they found a 41-year old woman deceased. An autopsy determined her death was caused "from several bites made by one or more dogs that were pets." Two pit bull-type dogs were removed from the home. One medi… [Read full blog post]