2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Hudson Valley Woman Killed by Her Pet Coonhounds

Arlene Renna, 67, was mauled and killed by one or both of her coonhounds. Woman Dies in Mauling Pleasant Valley, NY - A 67-year old woman home alone was killed by one or more dogs, police said. On Saturday about 4:00 pm, New York State Police and Pleasant Valley Fire Department EMS were dispatched to a home on Barkit Kennel Road after a report of a woman with life-threatening injuries. The woman, identified as Arlene Renna, 67, was found unconscious on her living room floor by her h… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Greenville Woman Severely Mauled by Her Own Dogs Dies Hours Later

Nancy Cherryl Burgess-Dismuke, 52, died of "extremely severe" dog bite injuries. Clarifications UPDATE 02/28/19: Katora Strickland, the dog mauling victim's niece, goes by Strickland Linda on Facebook. When Fox Carolina interviewed Strickland after Nancy Burgess-Dismuke's horrific mauling death, they flashed a photo showing two pit bulls and a chihuahua lying on and near a bed. The interview also stated that Burgess-Dismuke had seven dogs in her household. But the… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Owner of Doberman Pinscher Show Dogs Found Dead with Multiple Dog Bite Injuries

Elaine Richman, 66-years old, was discovered dead with multiple dog bite injuries. Woman Found Dead Houston, TX - A woman was discovered dead with multiple dog bites at her home last week, police said. On Friday, around 8:00 am, police performed a welfare check at a home in the 12800 block of Susanna Lane. They discovered 66-year old Elaine Richman dead in her backyard with dog bites on her face, arms and hands. Two adult Doberman pinschers were located inside the home, police s… [Read full blog post]

2018 Dog Bite Fatality: Texas Woman Dies After Being Horribly Mauled by a 'Solid White' Mastiff in Hunt County

Kristie Kelley, 44, is one of five women in 2018 whose husband arrived home to find his spouse severely injured or dead due to a vicious dog mauling. All five women, ages 28 to 64, died. Kelley was killed by her husband's solid white mastiff, a Dogo argentino, not a "short haired white Fila Brazilia." Kelley is the second spouse in 2018 killed by her husband's breeding Dogo. In 2018, 80% of dog bite fatality victims, ages 28 to 64, were female. This is a sharp rise from the 13-year ave… [Read full blog post]