2014 Dog Bite Fatality: 4-Year Old Girl Killed by Dogs in Tallassee, Alabama

Dogs Free to Kill UPDATE 02/28/14: No leash laws in semi-rural parts of Tallapoosa County? No problem. Dogs are free to roam and kill innocent children at their choosing with no criminal penalties to their owners. Several news reports have expressed that the grandfather's yard was either partially fenced or not fenced at all. It is a dog owner's responsibility to keep them contained on his property, not the responsibility of neighboring residents to erect fences to keep the… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Mauled to Death by Rottweilers in Leeds, Alabama

Undated photo of William Donald Thomas and his wife. Indicted for Manslaughter UPDATE 12/11/12: Both Jerry Lenton 56, and his wife Jacqueline Lenton, 56, of Leeds turned themselves into local police authorities after a grand jury indicted the couple for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in connection to the September 20 mauling death of William Donald Thomas. The indictments state that the Lentons "did recklessly cause the death of William Donald Thomas,… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Pack of Dogs Kills 5-Year Old East Alabama Boy

Cason Bryant, 5-years old, was killed by a pack of mixed-breed dogs. Funeral Arrangements Set UPDATE 11/17/10: Russell County Sheriff-Elect Health Taylor says his office determined that 5 of the 12 mixed-breed dogs attacked the child. All of the dogs were voluntarily handed over to be euthanized. All but one of the dogs belonged to the victim's neighbor, who remains unnamed, the other belonged to the victim's family. Criminal charges are unlikely against the neighbor des… [Read full blog post]

Pack of Dogs May Have Killed Elderly Man in Pickens County, Alabama

Authorities believe a pack of dogs may have killed 96-year old Israel Pope Jr. Victim Identified archived Pickensville, AL - Deputies in Pickens County shot a pack of seven dogs that may have killed a 96-year old man and strewn his remains over property near his home. The dogs lived under an abandoned mobile home off Gore Road, about a half mile from where the victim lived. Pickens County Sheriff David Abston said the man who owned the dogs lived in a mobile home next to the one wher… [Read full blog post]