In the 15-year period of 2005 through 2019, canines killed 521 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths. | More »
Constable: "Preliminary Info Victim Deceased of Many Dog Bites"
An elderly woman found dead in a bayou in northwest Harris County apparently had bite marks.
Cause of Death Released
UPDATE 11/20/23: The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences website lists the primary cause of death of Sau Nguyen as "multiple sharp force and blunt injuries." The manner of death was an accident. Both are indicative of a fatal dog mauling. The autopsy report is not yet complete. The place… [Read full blog post]
George Martin, 41-years old, was discovered dead after being attacked by a dog in June.
Anderson, MO - A 41-year old man was discovered dead in a ditch after being attacked by a dog. A person contacted police after discovering his body on June 25. Police Chief David Abbott said the body was located about 20 feet inside city limits in front of 100 Lindsay Lane. Officers identified him as 41-year old George Alan Martin. Multiple bite marks were found on his body… [Read full blog post]
Megan Milner, 38-years old, was mauled to death by one of her pit bulls in Nova Scotia.
Mega Built Bullies
UPDATE 06/30/20: On June 30, 2020, a commenter left a link showing when Megan Milner purchased her two pit bulls -- less than four years later, one brutally kills her while she was taking it for a walk. On November 8, 2016, Mega Built Bullies, a British Columbia-based breeder of "exotic" pit bulls (American bullies), congratulated Megan on her two newest "MBB family members… [Read full blog post]
Dr. Nancy Shaw, 62-years old, was killed by roaming dogs in Lyons, Georgia.
Dog Owner Charged
UPDATE 08/25/21: Over one year after a 62-year old doctor was mauled to death by four pit bull-mixes, a man has been arrested and charged in connection to her death. Gregory Van Mosley, 65, of Lyons has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after evidence recently obtained from the State Crime Lab allowed authorities to pursue prosecution in the case, according to Lyons Police… [Read full blog post]