2018 Dog Bite Fatality: Texas Woman Dies After Being Mauled by Her Own Dog in Hunt County

Kristie Kelley, 44 of Neylandville, died after being severely mauled by her own dog. Owner Fatally Mauled Hunt County, TX - A woman died in a hospital after being attacked by a dog, the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. On October 23, about 10 pm, a deputy responded to a home in the 2500 block of County Road 4311 after a report that a woman had been attacked by her dog and needed an ambulance. An American Medical Response unit was dispatched with the deputy. The victim was t… [Read full blog post]

2018 Dog Bite Fatality: 2-Year Old Girl Mauled to Death by Family Dog in Alvin, Texas

Denali Gonzalez, 2-years old, was killed by her family's new dog in Alvin, Texas. Child Identified UPDATE 10/16/18: A 2-year old girl fatally mauled by a family dog Friday has been identified. Denali Gonzalez died of her injuries at the scene. Her mother and children were returning home from a shopping trip and carrying in bags when the dog suddenly attacked the girl in the yard, Lt. Varon Snelgrove said Saturday. The dog's jaw locked in around her upper torso and throat and it a… [Read full blog post]

2018 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull-Mix Kills 4-Year Old Boy in Bexar County, Texas

Noah died after a tethered, male pit bull-mix latched onto his neck and shook him. Male Pit Bull-Mix UPDATE 03/27/18: A member of Noah's family shared with KENS 5 News more details about the family dog that attacked and killed the little boy Sunday in Converse. The animal is a male pit bull-mix, named Bam Bam. The dog was given to the family as a gift three years ago. Jon Ramirez, a family friend, said he had seen Noah and Bam Bam interact well in the past. The pit bull-mix was chained t… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: 2-Month Old Baby Killed by Family Dogs in North Houston

Michael Obergas, 2-months old, was mauled to death by at least one family dog. Baby Identified UPDATE 08/21/17: Houston Police have identified the 2-month old baby killed by one or more family dogs. Michael James Obergas was pronounced dead at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital on Saturday, according to investigators. Police said the baby was in a bassinet in a secure bedroom, but one of the dogs was able to open the door and attack the baby. Police and news reports did… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Pack of Family Dogs Attack and Kill 4-Year Old Boy in El Paso

Police Charge Boy's Parents with Felony Injury to a ChildJacob Brooks, 4-years old, was killed by a pack of family dogs in his backyard. Parents Charged UPDATE 09/30/17: The parents of a little boy mauled to death by dogs have been arrested. On July 27, 4-year old Jacob Brooks was killed by a pack of family dogs running loose in a backyard after his mother left him unattended in an enclosed trampoline. By the time first responders arrived, Jacob was already dead. A neighbor who wi… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Infant Killed by Family Dog in San Marcos, Texas

2-month old Skylar Dean Julius died after being attacked by the family dog. Father Refused Tests UPDATE 01/20/17: The San Marcos Police Department issued an update today. Investigators continue to await autopsy results from the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office about an infant that was killed by the family German shepherd Tuesday. "Preliminary findings do not show old trauma, such as previous broken bones, bruising, or other injuries, that could be indicative… [Read full blog post]