In the 14-year period of 2005 through 2018, canines killed 471 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (311) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths. | More »
Just a Few of the Tucson Walk SupportersDogsBite.org - This Saturday marks a very special day for dog bite victims' advocacy. Grassroots activists Melissa "Mellie" Baze and Matthew Pimple have organized the first ever Walk Event for dog bite victims in Tucson. DogsBite.org will be capturing as much of the event as possible via video and still photographs. This montage highlights some of the central faces of the dog bite victims' advocacy movement -- some who are attending t… [Read full blog post]
Kalamazoo, MI - On Wednesday, WKZO radio host Lori Moore will talk with Assistant City Attorney Don Bauermeister of Council Bluffs about the Kalamazoo fatal pit bull mauling, as well as the "non-bite" incident that nearly severed State Senator Bert Johnson's hand.1 In 2004, Bauermeister helped pass the Council Bluffs pit bull ban and in 2008, played an active role in supporting the Omaha pit bull law that was formed after a pit bull partially scalped a little girl.
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