Fatal Pit Bull Mauling Suspected: Man Found Dead, Covered in Blood Inside Modesto Home

Investigators suspect the suspicious death of Dustin Bryan is a fatal pit bull mauling. Man Found Dead Modesto, CA - Police say a 21-year old man discovered dead and covered in blood inside a La Loma neighborhood home may have been mauled by one or both pit bulls living in the home. He was discovered about 7:00 am Tuesday by family members he was staying with at a home in the 100 block of Village Road. His death is being treated as "suspicious" until an autopsy is conducted and the cau… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: 13-Month Old Boy Mauled to Death by Family Pit Bull in Granite Bay

A toddler is dead after being attacked by a family pit bull in Granite Bay, California. Dog's Instagram Page UPDATE 09/24/19: We located the 6-year old female pit bull that belongs to the baby's parents. The parents created an Instagram page for "Bella" back in July of 2015. Additional social media pages of the parents show the same dog as a young puppy on October 16, 2013. The parents had raised this pit bull from a puppy. The Instagram page shows just how much they adored this dog… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull-Mastiff Mix Kills 2-Year Old Boy in Newman, California

A 2-year old boy is dead after being attacked by a pit bull-mastiff mix in Newman. Photos of the Family Dogs UPDATE 07/02/19: Police have not released a photo of the dog that killed a 2-year old boy last week, nor have they released the child's name. But an image posted to his mother's Facebook page two days before the deadly attack show four family dogs. The large dog, a male named "Crash," is the suspected killer. The mother has since removed or privatized these photos. Comments w… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bulls Implicated in Attack that Killed Woman in Costco Parking Lot

Crystal Pearigen, 36, was found dead in a Costco parking lot after being mauled by dogs. Family Speaks Out UPDATE 07/03/19: The family of a woman found dead in a Costco parking lot on June 16 has been located. Crystal Pearigen, 36, was killed by three dogs -- two pit bulls and a mixed-breed. KGET posted this update on June 25, along with a YouTube video. Crystal led a tragic life, including the loss of her mother, Rhonda Pearigen, who was murdered in 1997. After her mother's homicid… [Read full blog post]