2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull-Mix Kills Infant in Lafayette, Indiana

Julian Connell, 26 days old, was killed by a family pit bull-mix in Lafayette, Indiana. Family Dog Kills Infant Lafayette, IN - A one-month old baby is dead after being mauled by a family pit bull-mix, Lafayette police said Monday. The attack occurred at 1901 Greenbush Street at about 11:30 am Saturday. Police were dispatched to the residence after the infant's teenage brother called 911 -- both the brother and the baby's mother were in the home when the attack occurred. The pi… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull Kills 4-Month Old Baby Girl in Dayton, Ohio

A 4-month old infant was killed by a family pit bull in Dayton, Ohio on January 9. Mother Asleep on Couch UPDATE 01/15/20: The Dayton Daily News obtained the search warrant. On January 9, just before midnight, the baby's father arrived home and found his baby, 4-month old McKenzie Terwell, dead on the floor. The infant had been mauled by a family pit bull. The mother of the child, Mary Shoup, was sleeping on a couch, possibly after taking prescription medication. Terwell died fr… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Sleeping Infant Killed by Family Husky in Hall County, Georgia

Home where a sleeping infant was killed by a family dog in Hall County, Georgia. Dog Believed to be Attacker UPDATE 07/13/19: We have located photographs of the 2-year old husky that bit a 22-day old baby on the head an undetermined number of times, killing the infant. A pair of littermate puppies (twin in appearance) arrived at the family's home in January 2017. We already know that the pure white husky was not confiscated by police nor was one of the black-and-white littermate… [Read full blog post]

2018 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull Fatally Attacks Newborn in Crib in Citrus County, Florida

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office released a photo of the fatally attacking pit bull. Pit Bull Kills Newborn Dunnellon, FL - A 5-day old infant is dead after a family pit bull attacked the newborn while lying in her crib. The attack happened on West Ranchetta Street in Dunnellon at about 12:20 am Sunday. Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to a family member performing CPR on the newborn. A deputy proceeded to take over by performing chest compressions. The infant at tha… [Read full blog post]