An elderly woman was found dead after being mauled by a family pit bull in Las Vegas.
Rescue Pit Bull
UPDATE 08/10/22: Family members said "Buck," a rescue pit bull of five or six years, "would never intentionally hurt her," referring to 89-year old Joan Caffiel.1 On Tuesday morning, Buck suddenly attacked and killed Caffiel. "I don't know what happened, but that is totally not like Buck at all," the victim's grandson, Peyton Faircloth, told reporters. Faircloth said his gra… [Read full blog post]
Three pit bulls dragged Rebecca Hatcher into a ditch and nearly killed her in Magnolia, Texas.
Owner Faces Felony
UPDATE 11/21/22: Last week, the owner of three pit bulls that nearly killed a woman in June was arrested and charged with a third-degree felony under the Texas felony dog attack law. Angela Nicole Leach, 34, of Magnolia, was arrested on November 14, 2022. She is currently being held at the Montgomery County Jail under a $20,000 bond. The other owner of the dogs, Mitc… [Read full blog post]
Javon Stokes, 26-years old, was fatally bitten in the neck while suffering a grand mal seizure.
Pit Bull Kills Man
Toledo, OH – On the heels of 31-year old Emily Kahl being killed by a pet pit bull in Toledo in July, a 26-year old man suffered the same fate Thursday. Javon Stokes was killed by a pit bull while suffering a grand mal seizure, according to the coroner -- a rare coroner ruling. Typically pit bull owners, as in the case of Emily Kahl last month, do not witness the event, but s… [Read full blog post]
Joslyn Stinchcomb, 15, suffered critical injuries and a crushed trachea in pit bull attack.
Medical Condition Updates
Winder, GA - Last Friday, Joslyn Stinchcomb, 15-years old, was walking in her neighborhood near Bowman Mill Road NE when two pit bulls belonging to a neighbor escaped their owner's property and viciously attacked her. The dogs attacked her head, neck and body; they crushed her trachea, ripped off her scalp and an ear. Joslyn continues to undergo multiple r… [Read full blog post]