Fatal Wolf Hybrid Attacks - The Archival Record

Illustration of wolves from the Biodiversity Heritage Library, The Animal Kingdom, 1829. An introduction to wolf hybirds by animal behaviorist and author Alexandra Semyonova. Jump to the Fatal Wolf Hybrid Attacks Archival Record from 1980 to present day. Introduction by Alexandra Semyonova The wolf-dog hybrid, also called ‘wolfdog’, is an emotional trap people walk into all too often. Sometimes it's about the latest macho fashion -- a rottweiler or a pit bull isn'… [Read full blog post]

Fatal Rottweiler Attacks - The Archival Record

DogsBite.org - Combining DogsBite.org dog bite fatality statistics with research provided by a volunteer produced a significant archival collection of fatal rottweiler attacks dating back to 1978. Of the 115 victims recorded from 1978 through 2017, 77% (88) where children ages 11-years and younger. Of these children, the large majority, 70% (62), were ages 4-years and younger. California incurred the most fatal rottweiler attacks (13) during this period, followed b… [Read full blog post]

New Site Launch: U.S. Fatal Pit Bull Attacks - The Archival Record

Fatalpitbullattacks.comDogsBite.org - For several years, DogsBite.org has been gathering historical fatal dog attacks, incidents occurring prior to 2005, and posting them to a web page. The number of fatal pit bull maulings grew so voluminous, that we decided to launch a new website, Fatal Pit Bull Attacks, to list these attacks along with brief facts about the history of breed-specific laws. Nearly all of the historical incidents were found through Google News Archiv… [Read full blog post]