2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 88, Dies of Injuries, Child Severely Injured, After Pair of Family Pit Bulls Attack

Golden Police Department press conference after a pair of pit bulls attacked two family members. Police Press Release Golden, CO - On September 14, a pair of pit bulls attacked a 12-year old boy and his grandmother at their home. The attack occurred in the 15700 block of West 1st Drive around 3:35 pm. Arriving officers found a "blood trail into the home" and observed both dogs attacking the woman in the backyard. Officers "acted decisively putting themselves between the anima… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: 32-Year Old Man Killed by 'Alligator' Pit Bull in Polk County, Tennessee

Rusty Shane Burris, 32, was killed by an "alligator" pit bull in Polk County, Tennessee. Pit Bull Kills Man Polk County, TN - Over the weekend, a dog killed a man in Polk County, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The fatal attack occurred early Sunday morning at a home on Swallows Drive in Old Fort. Deputies arrived at the scene just after 2:00 pm with EMS personnel. Deputies found 32-year old Rusty Shane Burris unconscious and unresponsive. He was pronounced dead a… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Rural Postal Carrier Dies After Vicious Attack by Pack of Dogs in Putnam County, Florida

Pam Rock, 61, a rural postal carrier, was killed by a pack of dogs in Interlachen, Florida. Dogs Escaped Enclosure UPDATE 08/24/22: On Tuesday, the Putnam County Sheriff's office held a press conference regarding the death of Pamela Rock, 61, a rural postal carrier, who died after being viciously attacked by five dogs while working her route. Deputies found Rock lying in the street with "heavy trauma." They applied multiple torniquets to control the bleeding, Col. Joseph W… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Found Dead After Dog Attack in a Central Valley Apartment in Las Vegas

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]