Melanie Catley, 70-years old, died of her injuries after being attacked by two chained dogs.
Woman Dies of Injuries
Hampstead, NC – A 70-year old woman has died after being attacked by her neighbor’s two chained dogs. On December 8, at about 2:05 pm, a 911 call was placed by the property owner at 206 Holiday Drive about a woman on the ground in his backyard. According to officials, Melanie Catley had entered into the neighbor’s backyard when the dogs attacked her. She sustained s… [Read full blog post]
Two German shepherds that escaped a fenced enclosure and attacked the victim.
Owner Talks to Media
Fairacres, NM - Back in January, we were alerted to a local resident's public Facebook posts. "Our neighbor was attacked by two dogs last night in his own yard," Stoney wrote. "The neighbor's dogs jumped his fence." Another neighbor heard the attack and pulled the dogs off of him. "They were eating him! He actually lost pieces of his body. They took chunks out of him. He died twice b… [Read full blog post]
Illustration of wolves from the Biodiversity Heritage Library, The Animal Kingdom, 1829.
An introduction to wolf-dog hybrids by animal behaviorist and author Alexandra Semyonova.
Jump to the Fatal Wolf-Dog Hybrid Attacks Archival Record from 1980 to present day.
Introduction by Alexandra Semyonova
The wolf-dog hybrid, also called ‘wolfdog’, is an emotional trap people walk into all too often. Sometimes it's about the latest macho fashion -- a rottweiler or a pit bull… [Read full blog post]
Noah died after a tethered, male pit bull-mix latched onto his neck and shook him.
Male Pit Bull-Mix
UPDATE 03/27/18: A member of Noah's family shared with KENS 5 News more details about the family dog that attacked and killed the little boy Sunday in Converse. The animal is a male pit bull-mix, named Bam Bam. The dog was given to the family as a gift three years ago. Jon Ramirez, a family friend, said he had seen Noah and Bam Bam interact well in the past. The pit bull-mix was chained t… [Read full blog post]