2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 67, Killed by Pack of American Bulldog-Mixes in Suwannee County, Florida

A woman was killed by four American bulldog-mixes in Suwannee County in July. Paywall Article Live Oak, FL - In July, the Lake City Reporter published a paywall article about a 67-year old woman, who was killed by four dogs while looking for her grandson. The attack occurred in the 12000 block of 233rd Road in Live Oak, according to the Suwannee County Sheriff's Office. The victim, whose identity was not released, was unfamiliar with the dogs. "She got out looking for him and the… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Dies After Severe Injuries Inflicted by Family Pit Bull on July Fourth in North Port, Florida

A North Port child violently attacked by a family pit bull on the Fourth of July has died. Boy Dies After Dog Attack North Port, FL - A 6-year old boy is dead after sustaining "severe injuries" from a family dog on the Fourth of July. The North Port Police Department (NPPD) responded to a home in the 2700 block of Badger Lane at about 10:30 am on the holiday. The boy was airlifted to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, a Level II trauma center, then transferred to Tampa General Hospital, a Lev… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Killed by Three Pit Bulls in Escambia County, Florida

A 63-year old man was killed by three pit bulls in Escambia County, Florida. Dog Owner Arrested UPDATE 05/01/23: Earlier today, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office held a press conference announcing that Kathleen Taylor, 35, the owner of three pit bulls that killed a man in February, has been charged with negligent manslaughter, a second-degree felony in the state of Florida. Taylor faces up to 15 years in jail. The felony charge comes after a lengthy investigation showin… [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. No Charges After Mauling UPDATE 03/03/23: The State Attorney’s Office is not filing charges against the owner of a dog pack that killed a rural postal carrier last year in Putnam County. U.S. Postal Service employee Pam Rock, 61, was on her mail route in Interlachen on August 21 when her vehicle broke down. Upon exiting the truck, she was attacked by five large dogs belonging to Edgar Jower… [Read full blog post]