2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Multiple Dogs in Her Own Front Yard in Oklahoma County; Dogs Still At Large

Anita Mears, 61, was killed by multiple dogs in her front yard near Newalla. Woman Killed by Dogs Newalla, OK - After Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead in the front yard of her property on Sunday near Newalla, they thought the woman had been stabbed to death and began a homicide investigation. The coroner's office later announced the woman died of dog bites -- thus the police investigation had been bungled irrevocably from the start. Investigators were not… [Read full blog post]

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]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Pack of Dogs in Cocke County; Second Fatal Animal Attack in Area Since April

"Person of Interest" Identified, Police Not Releasing Suspect's Name Amber Miller, 29 and Tony Ahrens, 52, were killed in the same manner 3.5 months apart. Media Names Suspect UPDATE 07/22/21: On Thursday, WBIR did the unthinkable. They looked into the owner of the property on Carnation Way where both fatal attacks occurred -- our nonprofit had done so on Monday. Charles Everett Owensby, who goes by "Charlie Dogman" on Facebook, has a history of assault arrests, according… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: High School Teacher Dies After Violent Animal Attack in Pantego, North Carolina

"Found No Evidence for Anything Besides Domestic Dog" Brenda Hamilton, 77-years old, died after being attacked by an animal in Pantego. Petition Launched UPDATE 06/09/19: Family members and friends of Brenda Hamilton began a petition demanding that local authorities release details into her mauling death. On February 15, the Chavez family, awakened by their dogs barking by the road, found Hamilton lying in a ditch submerged up to her shoulders in water. EMS arrived to fi… [Read full blog post]