2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Infant Killed by Pet Wolf-Dog Hybrid in Shelby County, Alabama

Leo Caddel, 3-months old, was killed by a pet wolf-dog hybrid in Chelsea, Alabama. Dog Kills Newborn Chelsea, AL - An infant is dead after being attacked by a pet wolf-dog hybrid, states a press release from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. On Thursday, at about 12:54 pm, Shelby County deputies, animal control officers, and Chelsea firefighters responded to a home in the 1000 block of County Road 440 about an animal attack involving an infant. The newborn was transported t… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Birmingham Woman Found on Roadside in Ensley was Killed by Dogs Coroner Says

A 63-year old Birmingham woman discovered dead on a roadside in Ensley was killed by dogs. Woman Killed by Dogs Birmingham, AL - A woman found dead on a roadside in Birmingham's Ensley neighborhood on November 9 was killed by dogs, authorities said Monday. The announcement comes four days after one or more dogs inflicted the fatal attack. The dog(s) responsible, apparently, have not been located either, which means that any person walking in the area is at risk. The Jefferson… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Skipperville Man, 27, Killed by Dog Pack; Captured on Surveillance Camera

Demarcus “Sam” McKenzie II, 27, of Skipperville, was killed by a dog pack. Man Killed by Dogs Skipperville, AL - What began as a murder investigation on Saturday, turned into a fatal dog mauling, according to Sheriff Mason Bynum of the Dale County Sheriff's Office. Authorities initially thought that that 27-year old Demarcus “Sam” McKenzie II, of Skipperville, died due to a gunshot wound to the head. After obtaining a search warrant, and reviewing outside surveillance foo… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Dog Pack Kills 74-Year Old Man in Jefferson County, Alabama

The coroner’s office identified the victim as 74-year old Joe Cleveland Scott.1 Man Killed by Dogs McDonald Chapel, AL - On Tuesday morning, just before 7:00 am, a man was discovered dead by a passerby in the 5700 block of Iceland Avenue with several dogs surrounding the body. Investigators said the dogs were hindering their investigation. Animal control came and trapped six dogs, as seen in the photo supplied by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, and took the dogs into c… [Read full blog post]