The Plight of a Mauled Postal Carrier, an Attempt to Sue Animal Control and the Progression of a Criminal

A Special Tribute to Connecticut In Honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2014 - In our hunt to track down an original topic for this year's post during National Dog Bite Prevention Week -- which does little to raise awareness of the growing epidemic of horrific dog "maulings" -- we ran across the mauling of a Connecticut postal carrier that we reported on in May 2009. We wondered if any news had been reported since? Also, what had become of the dogs' owner, Davi… [Read full blog post]

2011 Dog Bite Fatality: 74-Year Old Man Dies After Catastrophic Pit Bull Injury

Roy McSweeney, 74, died after being attacked by pit bulls belonging to Deanna Blitch. Victim Dies of Injuries UPDATE 06/15/11: Multiple news groups reported this evening that Roy McSweeney succumbed to the catastrophic injuries inflicted by his neighbor's pit bulls and died Wednesday afternoon. McSweeney's family has retained the Gainesville law firm of Avera & Smith, which is also representing Robert Floyd, who was attacked by the same dogs last year. Meanwhile,… [Read full blog post]

Zupf: 'Poster Boy' Pit Bull Owner, David Holland, Jr., 'Beyond Vacuous'

Repeat Offender Norwich, CT - YouTube artist Zupf captured pit bull owner David Holland, Jr., on video, who represents exactly why policymakers must regulate pit bulls. His list of offenses include: owning a pair of pit bulls that attacked a Meals-on-Wheels Driver, owning two offspring that severely mauled postal carrier Jeff Glen, 28 visits from police officers to his home, zero remorse for these attacks and being "judgment proof," the inability to be sued for medical re… [Read full blog post]

Mailman Suffers Severed Artery, Fractured Arm in Pit Bull Attack

From left: Pit bull, David Holland, Glen's mail truck, Tage Wright. David Holland Video UPDATE 05/03/09: In a video that offers a stark portrayal of a common pit bull owner, who cares nothing for the actual and collateral damage caused by his dogs, we bring you 19-year old David Holland. He starts by blaming the attack on his neighbors. According to reporters, the neighbors "should have told him" his dogs were loose. Holland then laughs as he looks across the street at the yard t… [Read full blog post]