Review: Five Dog Bite Fatalities Between 2017-2022 in the United States Unreported by Media

Review: Five dog bite fatalities between 2017-2022 unreported by media. - We summarize five cases of adults killed by dogs between 2017 and 2022, where no media reports or police press releases were published. Our discovery of each death came from different sources, including a FOIA to the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office, where three of these deaths were located. All five deaths involved bull breeds: pit bull (3 deaths), American bulldog (1), an… [Read full blog post]

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. Dog Owners Sentenced UPDATE 04/17/24: A Cochise County judge sentenced the owners of a pair of pit bulls to seven years of probation and a short jail stint in connection to the fatal pit bull mauling of Helene Jackson in June 2023. Judge Jason Lindstrom described the crime scene-related photos he viewed before the sentencing as "… [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]