Great-Grandmother Charged in Fatal Pit Bull Mauling of Izaiah Cox Dies Before Trial

Izaiah Cox, 7-months old, was killed by his great-grandmother's two pit bulls. Criminal Trial Averted San Antonio, TX - Last March, we reported on the fatal pit bull mauling of 7-month old Izaiah Gregory Cox. At the time of the incident, Izaiah had been at his grandmother's home. Irma Barrera had been warming a bottle for her grandson in the kitchen when her two pit bulls "broke down the baby-gate" and violently attacked the child.1 The dogs were so wired with aggression after t… [Read full blog post]

Dog Attacks Child 2 Days in a Row; Grandmother Faces Felony

"Lab-Mix" Game Birdsview, WA - Earlier this month, a 9-month old girl was bitten several times over two days by her grandmother's dog, causing back-to-back injuries. The grandmother, DeEtta DeZarn, was charged with assault for criminal negligence after the baby spent nine days in the hospital. Media reports labeled the dog a "Rhodesian Ridgeback and Labrador mix." But the infant’s mother is recently quoted in court documents as saying the dog is "one half pit bull." So did… [Read full blog post]