2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 70, Mauled to Death by Pet Rottweilers in Sevier County, Tennessee

Fifth Fatal Dog Attack in Counties Near Knoxville in Past Year Pet rottweilers killed 70-year old Debbie Boyde in Sevier County on June 3, 2022. Woman Found Dead Seymour, TN - On Monday, the Sevier County Sheriff's Office reported that a 70-year old woman, identified as Debbie Boyd, was discovered dead inside her home after being mauled by one or both family rottweilers. The attack occurred June 3, at a residence on Olympic Court View in Seymour, an unincorporated community i… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Relative's Rottweiler Kills 7-Year Old Girl, Injures Adult Female in Waynesboro, Virginia

Step-Grandfather and Grandmother Indicted on Murder Charges Olivia Floyd, 7, was killed by a relative's rottweiler in Augusta County, Virginia. Extensive Criminal Charges UPDATE 05/17/22: On May 13, 2022, multiple arrests were carried out by Waynesboro and Augusta County law enforcement officers in connection to the death of a 7-year old girl. Olivia Floyd was killed by a rottweiler while visiting her step-grandfather's home in January. One day after the deadly attac… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 91-Year Old Woman Killed by a Pet Rottweiler While Living at Her Daughter's Home

Sally Rogers, 91, was killed by a pet rottweiler in Bloomfield Township, Michigan. Case Background UPDATE 11/08/21: On September 2, a pet rottweiler savaged a 91-year old woman to death. The dog ripped off her entire scalp and tore gaping wounds in her upper arms. The destructive bites fractured her shoulder bones and damaged her face. The victim, Sally Rogers, lived with her daughter Susan, who was also her caregiver. Susan had acquired the rottweiler in March of 2021. Her o… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Baby Boy Killed by Family Rottweiler with a Reported Bite History in Brooklyn

Ryan Foster, 19-months old, was mauled to death by a family rottweiler in Brooklyn. Mother Speaks Out UPDATE 08/12/21: On Tuesday night, 19-month old Ryan Foster was killed by a family rottweiler used for “security.” His older brothers, 9 and 11 years old, were not injured. On Wednesday, the child’s father, Vernon Foster, was arrested and charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and acting in a manner injurious to a child after leaving his children unatte… [Read full blog post]