2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Avoca Woman, a Dog Rescuer, Killed in Dog Attack Six Weeks Ago in Northwest Arkansas

Patti Webb, 65, was killed in a dog attack in September at her home near Avoca. Suspected Attackers UPDATE 11/12/21: Yesterday, we began examining the local rescuers and transports that began trying to find homes for the animals that were left on the property belonging to Patti Webb. She was discovered dead on her property on September 24 after being attacked by one or more dogs. The Benton County Sheriff's Office believe Webb was breaking up a fight between two dogs when at lea… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: 9-Year Old Boy Killed by Two Pit Bulls in Faulkner County, Arkansas

Robby Taylor, 9, was killed by one or more pit bulls in Faulkner County, Arkansas. Girlfriend Finally Charged UPDATE 01/15/21: Eight months after two pit bulls struck down a 9-year old boy who had gone to fetch the mail, the owner of the dogs has been arrested. Lisa Young, 26, has been charged with one count of negligent homicide and faces up to one year in jail if convicted. Young was not home when her dogs killed the boy. Previously, her boyfriend Trey Wyatt, who was home, was char… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies Seven Days After Violent Pit Bull Mauling in Southwest Arkansas; No Media Reports

Roger Kirk died seven days after a violent pit bull attack in southwest Arkansas. Horatio, AR - On April 3, we became aware of a violent pit bull mauling in southwest Arkansas that led to a man's death seven days later. The attack occurred on March 19, south of Horatio in Seiver County near the Little River Country Club, according to family members. Roger Glenn Kirk, 69 years old, of Horatio, was transported to University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) for emergency tre… [Read full blog post]

Retired Doctor Dies After Being Knocked to the Pavement by a Pit Bull in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Dr. William Deneke, 70, died after suffering fatal brain injuries from a dog attack. Obituary Notice Pine Bluff, AR - Today we learned about a retired doctor who died of brain injuries suffered in a dog attack. "Dr. Bill Deneke had retired a couple of years ago from his practice in Pine Bluff, Ark. He was walking his dog, as he usually did, when he was attacked by a pit bull that knocked him to the pavement, striking his head and cracking his skull. He was rushed to the hospital, under… [Read full blog post]