2023 Dog Bite Fatality: 59-Year Old Man Killed by Vicious Pit Bull in Yuma County, Arizona

A 59-year old man was killed by a vicious pit bull in Yuma County on Thursday night. Previously Attacked a Man UPDATE 12/17/23: This same pit bull viciously attacked a man six months earlier, according to the victim. Hunter Granlund posted to Facebook Sunday, the "same dog that almost killed me took the life of a man on December 15th 2023." The dog belongs to the "owners of Wellton Towing." Granlund was attacked on June 2. He sustained severe injuries to both of his arms. "If it had… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bulls Kill Woman and Her Dog, Critically Injure Man in Sierra Vista, Arizona

Dog Owners Face Multiple Felony Charges After Multi-Victim Attack A pair of pit bulls killed Helene Jackson and seriously injured a 53-year old man. Plea Hearing Ordered UPDATE 11/18/23: On September 1, the owners of two pit bulls that killed 84-year old Helene Jackson and her dog, and critically injured 53-year old Sam Sanches, Jr., in June pleaded not guilty to multiple felonies in connection to the attacks. In August, Shimira Sanches, 43, and Ashlee Sanches, 35, were cha… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Child Killed by Three Pit Bull-Mixes, Two Arrested in Apache County, Arizona

Two adults were arrested after a child was killed by three pit bull-mixes in Apache County. Child Killed by Dogs Apache County, AZ - A 2-year old girl is dead and two adults have been charged after three dogs attacked the toddler. On June 21, at about 5:00 pm, the Apache County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) received a call for assistance for a child severely injured in a "domestic dog attack," according to an ACSO report. Deputies responded to a home at 40 County Road 3043, south of Conch… [Read full blog post]

In Memory of Richard Buffalin, a Prolific Commenter on the DogsBite Blog, a Victims' Advocate and a Cherished Friend

Remembrance Video Released on the First Anniversary of his Death From the start of the murmuration to the end, the footage depicts the path of the birds at Lady Bird Lake on their final flight at dusk in the fall of 2021. Like these birds, Richard now lives in the sky. Prescott, AZ - Richard Buffalin, who began commenting on the DogsBite Blog in 2019, passed away on January 7, 2022 in Prescott, Arizona. We did not learn about his death until late March of that year. During the last fiv… [Read full blog post]