2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Two Family Neapolitan Mastiffs Kill 11-Year Old Girl in Murray County, Georgia

Skylar Headrick, 11-years old, was mauled to death by two family Neapolitan mastiffs. Killed by Large Mastiffs Crandall, GA - Two family dogs killed an 11-year old girl over the weekend, the Murray County Sheriff's Office said. The fatal attack occurred on May 30 after 11:00 pm at the family's home on Dunn Road West. A police report obtained by WTVC states the girl's sister returned from work and went down to the basement, where she discovered her younger sister on the floor lif… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Doctor Killed by Suspected Roaming Dogs in Lyons, Georgia

Dr. Nancy Shaw, 62-years old, was killed by suspected roaming dogs in Lyons, Georgia. Suspected Dogs Captured UPDATE 05/12/20: Three of the four dogs suspected in the mauling death of a 62-year old doctor have been captured and are being held as evidence, Southeast Georgia Today reports. A fourth dog was shot and killed by a Lyons resident after it attempted to break into a man's chicken pen. The dogs are reportedly "bulldog-mixes," which is a generic term in much of the south,… [Read full blog post]

$4,500 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest and Indictment of Pit Bull Owner in Atlanta after 'Dog Attack and Dash'

Video shows the suspect leaving the scene after a vicious "dog attack and dash" in Atlanta. Police Increase Reward Atlanta, GA - On April 2, Lane Pilcher and her dog Banjo were walking along a popular trail in Atlanta called the BeltLine when a pit bull "barking very aggressively" broke free from its owner and attacked Pilcher and her dog. "All I had time really to do was grab my dog, pick him up and turn my back toward this dog that was coming at me," Pilcher told CBS 46. She picked up B… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Suspected Fatal Pit Bull Mauling in Crawford County, Georgia

Lee Becham, 76, died after being brutally attacked by pit bulls in Crawford County. Manslaughter Charges UPDATE 03/10/20: A couple has been arrested in connection to the mauling death of a 76-year old man last month, the Crawford County sheriff said Tuesday. Samuel Arthur Brown, 55, and Angel Ann Brown, 52, were arrested on involuntary manslaughter charges after Lee Becham was discovered dead in the yard of his residence in the 1900 block of Marshall Mill Road on February 23… [Read full blog post]