Comment: Reporting a Dangerous Pit Bull as Suspected Insurance Fraud

DogsBite.org - A commenter recently left a message about a family being terrorized by a neighbor's pit bull. The person outlines potential steps a person can take to evoke action to get the dog removed. The comment was left as a suggestion and an information tool. DogsBite.org is a dog bite victims group -- we are not attorneys nor are we insurance agents. We publish this comment as an information tool that may help prevent future dog bite victims. Comment: I have some very impor… [Read full blog post]

Comment: Pit Bulls are 14 Times More Likely to Break Constraint to Attack

A DogsBite.org reader brings up an excellent point: Pit bulls have an alarming record of breaking constraint to attack. In the 1987 Lockwood & Rindy survey (Are 'Pit Bulls' Different? An Analysis of the Pit Bull Terrier Controversy) the authors note that 42% of pit bull attacks involved dogs that were fenced, chained or inside prior to the incident. Another 14% involved dogs jumping fences or breaking chains. For bites involving other breeds, 26.7% were similarly rest… [Read full blog post]

Comment: Pit Bull Victim List from June to October 2006

Sports Column Comment While searching the Internet for various tasks, we ran across a comment that was left at a sports website on July 26th 2007. Michael Vick -- and his demise -- was in the news at the time. The comment was left at AJC.com, an Atlanta based publication, in a sports blog. Michael Vick was the topic of conversation, as was the fate of the Falcon football team. The bantering amongst the comments touched on aspects like: the actions of "one player" should not cause a w… [Read full blog post]

Comment: Victimized by Arcane Dog Laws that Protect Dangerous Dogs

DogsBite.org - A commenter has left a message that describes in chilling detail the reality of a severe dog attack followed by arcane dog laws and animal control policies that fail to punish the dog owner and protect the community from the offending dog. In this case, as in many others, the attacking dog was returned its owner so that the animal can attack again. After the second violent attack, then restrictions are placed on the dog. These laws are not common sense; they are dea… [Read full blog post]