A 68-year old man was found dead after being attacked by his own dog in Tyrone Township.
Dog Kills Owner
Tyrone Township, MI - The body of a 68-year old man was discovered dead behind a residence on Wednesday. Police suspected he was the victim of a fatal animal attack. On August 2, at approximately 11:40 am, Livingston County Animal Control deputies were conducting a follow-up visit at a home in the 8000 block of Faussett Road in Tyrone Township regarding a dangerous dog report.… [Read full blog post]
Mindy Kiepe, 43, was mauled and killed by her pack of great danes in Rossie, Iowa.
Dogs Kill Owner
Rossie, IA - A woman found dead in a ditch on Monday was killed by her own dogs, authorities determined. Clay County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a 911 call around 1:50 pm about a woman lying in a ditch near the intersection of 450th Street and 200th Avenue, who was believed to have been involved in a motorcycle accident. The caller could not get close to her body due to several lar… [Read full blog post]
Robert Stevens, 62, died after being attacked by a family dog in Castaic, California.
Breed Information Released
UPDATE 08/09/22: On Monday, officials with Los Angeles Animal Care and Control released the dog breed information after the fatal attack. Despite information from dispatch audio files stating the dog is a pit bull, Don Belton, a spokesperson for Animal Care and Control, said the dog is a "rottweiler mastiff." It is unclear who made the 911 call, but this was a fam… [Read full blog post]
A woman was killed by a K-9, trained as a "personal protection dog" in Tellico Village.
Dog Kills Owner
Tellico Village, TN - On March 30, the Loudon County Sheriff's Office issued a statement about a dog attack investigation. "Patrol and Detective Divisions are on scene of a fatality involving a Tellico Village woman who appears to have been killed by her own dog." Witnesses reported seeing the dog attacking the woman. When deputies responded, they found a "large black dog st… [Read full blog post]