2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Bangor Infant Injured by Family Dog Pronounced Dead

A Bangor infant was pronounced dead after being injured by a dog eight days ago. Breed Clarification UPDATE 08/07/17: No charges will be filed after a family dog fatally attacked a newborn. The attack occurred on July 29. The baby died eight days later. The dog will be euthanized, Bangor police said. "It was a tragic accident," Detective Sgt. Brent Beaulieu said Monday. The 21-day old baby boy was sleeping in a bassinet in the same room with his parents and their family dog. The c… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Infant Killed by Family Dog in San Marcos, Texas

2-month old Skylar Dean Julius died after being attacked by the family dog. Father Refused Tests UPDATE 01/20/17: The San Marcos Police Department issued an update today. Investigators continue to await autopsy results from the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office about an infant that was killed by the family German shepherd Tuesday. "Preliminary findings do not show old trauma, such as previous broken bones, bruising, or other injuries, that could be indicative… [Read full blog post]

Criminal Trial: Babysitter Found Guilty After Pit Bull Kills Visiting Baby in Dayton, Ohio

Convicted Two Years After Baby's Dog Mauling DeathJohnathan Quarles Jr. was killed by his step-grandmother's pit bull in Dayton, Ohio. Sentenced to 3 Years archived UPDATE 06/09/16: Today in a Montgomery County court, a judge sentenced Kimiko Hardy to three years in jail in connection to the mauling death of a baby who was under her care on July 20, 2014. In May, a jury found Hardy guilty on six felony counts after her pit bull killed her 7-month old step-grandson, Johnathan Qu… [Read full blog post]

2014 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Dog Kills Baby in Michigan; Father Had to 'Pry Open' Dog's Jaws

Victim Identified UPDATE 06/11/14: Holden William Garrison of Davisburg died Sunday morning after being viciously attacked by his family's dog. At the time of the attack, the baby's uncle was holding the child while on the couch with his mother sitting nearby. The dog suddenly jumped up and latched onto the infant's head and throat. The child's father "pried the dog's jaw open" to free the baby. The child died after being transported to two hospitals. The dog is being euthani… [Read full blog post]

2013 Dog Bite Fatality: Baby Dies in Columbus, Injuries Consistent with Dog Attack

Autopsy Results UPDATE 12/11/13: Autopsy results confirmed that dog bites caused the death of a 3-month old girl. Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak said that Mia Gibson died from internal injuries due to dog bites. The baby died on Tuesday at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at about 7:45 am. Her mother found her on the floor next to the living-room couch where her father was sleeping just before 7:00 am. Mia had fallen from the couch and was fatally injured by the family's t… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Yadkin County Infant Mauled to Death by Family Dog

A "cart-pulling" rottweiler from Deep Creek Kennel.1Details Released archived UPDATE 12/05/12: The Yadkin County Sherifff's Office has finally released details about the mauling death of Dixie Jennings. The child was killed on November 9 at 11:30 am at Deep Creek Kennel in Yadkinville, which is owned by the infant's grandmother, Robin Jennings. The infant's mother Sarah Jennings also works at the kennel and was with her child in the office area when a customer came in wit… [Read full blog post]