2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 85, Fatally Attacked by Her Own Dog in Rural Hidalgo County, Texas

An 85-year old woman was killed by her own dog in rural Hidalgo County. Victim Identified UPDATE 06/24/24: An 85-year old woman who was killed by a dog Friday has been identified as Gerónima Florez. The attack occurred at her home in the 22000 block of Jesus Flores Road. Florez was attacked by her own dog -- a black pit bull-mix breed -- as she was feeding it, the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) said. On Monday, HCSO clarified that only one of the dogs was involved in the letha… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed by Dog Pack in Eagle Butte on the Cheyenne River Reservation 

A 9-year old boy was killed by a dog pack on the Cheyenne River Reservation. News Release from Tribe Eagle Butte, SD - On Sunday, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe issued a statement about a boy found dead on the reservation Saturday near his bike with injuries that may have contributed to his death. His death is being investigated by the Cheyenne River Tribal Police. "Officials have yet to determine the exact cause" of death. "There is a possibility it may have been the result of a fe… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Two Children Injured, Mother Found Dead After Dog Attack in Brooks County, Georgia

A 35-year old woman was discovered dead after a dog attack in Brooks County. Dog Photos Published UPDATE 05/14/24: The number of dogs involved in the attack, 13, has been confirmed by WALB, who also published images of the dogs. Thomasville Humane Society has secured 11 of the dogs, many of which appear to be related offspring. The location of the dog owner's home is adjacent to where the family resided. The dog owner's home has no fencing. The dog pack appears to live underneath… [Read full blog post]

2024 Dog Bite Fatality: East Texas Dog Owner Charged after Man Found Dead with Wounds Consistent with Dog Bites

This video is from February 1, after a man was found dead with wounds consistent with dog bites. Criminal Charges Filed Longview, TX - A man with a lengthy criminal history has been arrested in connection to a man found dead with wounds consistent with dog bites on February 1, according to police. Martin Gilbert Rodriguez, 56, of Longview, was charged with attack by dog causing death under the Texas felony dog attack law. The 46-year old victim has been identified as Kenneth Pie… [Read full blog post]