2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Person Killed by Pack of Dogs on the Hopi Reservation in the Village of Hotevilla, Arizona

In mid-June, a person was killed by a pack of dogs on the Hopi Reservation. Media Release Village of Hotevilla, AZ - Another person has been killed by a pack of dogs on a U.S. Indian reservation. The fatal dog mauling occurred last weekend on the Hopi Reservation, which constitutes a land area of 2.5 thousand square miles and is surrounded entirely by the Navajo Nation. This death occurred less than two weeks after we published about this issue: Escalating Fatal Dog Maulings on T… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Multiple Dogs in Western Cullman County, Alabama

Ronda Persall, 57, was killed by her neighbor's "yard dogs" in western Cullman County. Woman Killed by Dogs Cullman County, AL - Over the weekend, a woman was killed by multiple dogs belonging to her neighbor. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick identified the victim as 57-year old Ronda Persall. She was attacked sometime around 2:30 am Sunday after the dogs escaped a fenced area. She was pronounced dead at the scene when the coroner arrived around 3:00 am. The attack oc… [Read full blog post]

Fatal Pit Bull Mauling of 34-Year Old Man Suspected in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Scottie Brigman, 34, was found dead covered in bite marks with four pit bulls nearby. Man Found Dead Chesterfield County, SC - Earlier today, the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office reported that on May 14, deputies responded to a dirt road off of Bailey Saw Mill Road in the Ruby area of the county, due to a man lying in the road. As deputies were traveling down the road, they observed several dogs in the area. "When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a deceased, white male… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Public Health Employee Killed by Pack of Dogs in Alabama; Second Attack by Same Dog Pack

Jacqueline Beard, an Alabama public health employee, was killed by a pack of dogs. More Details Released UPDATE 05/08/22: On April 29, an Alabama public health employee went to a dog owner's home on Crumpton Road at about 10:00 am to investigate a dog attack that occurred a day earlier involving at least six dogs. She was mauled and killed by these same dogs, likely just after getting out of her vehicle. Authorities found Jacqueline Summer Beard's body after receiving reports… [Read full blog post]