2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 62, Killed by One of Her Breeding Bullmastiffs in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama

A 62-year old woman was killed by a "large breed" family dog in Tuscaloosa County. Death by Family Dog Tuscaloosa County, AL - A woman is dead after being mauled by family dog, according to authorities. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 9:20 pm Thursday for a report of a dog attack. Deputies responded to a residence on Highway 69 North near the Berry community, where they found a woman dead inside of a dog pen. The 911 caller was a family member who fo… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Young Boy Mauled, Killed by Dog in Rural Monroe Center, Ogle County Illinois

A 4-year old boy was fatally injured by a dog in rural Monroe Center, Illinois. Child Killed by Dog Ogle County, IL - A 4-year old boy is dead after being mauled by a dog, according to the Ogle County Sheriff's Office. The attack occurred on February 29, 2024. At approximately 4:40 pm, the Ogle County 911 Dispatch Center received a 911 call about a child mauled by a dog in rural Monroe Center, which is located 16 miles away from Rockford, and that CPR was in progress. The child was tran… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Killed by Pack of Breeding Pit Bulls in Compton, California

35-year Dominic Cooper was killed by a pack of breeding pit bulls in his backyard in Compton, CA. Man Killed by Pit Bulls Compton, CA - A 35-year old man is dead after being mauled by a pack of breeding pit bulls in the backyard of his home. The attack was reported around 7:10 am in the 900 block of North Thorson Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Just before 9:00 am, deputies were still trying to enter the yard where the pack of aggressive pit bulls were… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Breeder Killed, Husband Severely Injured After Attack by Catahoula Leopard Dog

A breeder was killed, her husband injured after being attacked by a catahoula leopard dog. Killed By Own Dog Chiefland, FL - Last week, a news report was published by WCJB about a woman killed and her husband seriously injured by one of their catahoula leopard dogs on January 29. Levy County sheriff's deputies said the couple had bred catahoula leopard dogs for more than 25 years when one of them turned on them. The husband and wife, who were not identified by police at that time, w… [Read full blog post]