2013 Dog Bite Fatality: 4-Year Old Mauled by Pit Bull Dies; Babysitter Arrested

Jordyn Arndt, 4-years old, was taken off life support Tuesday and died. Trial Reset Again UPDATE 08/26/14: For the second time, the criminal trial date for Jena Marie Wright, 26-years old, has been reset. Wright is charged with child endangerment causing death and neglect after her pit bull viciously attacked a little girl who was under her care. Jordyn Arndt, 4-years old, was airlifted to a hospital, but did not survive her injuries. She died on April 23, 2013. Court documen… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Western Iowa Woman's Death Attributed to Dog Bite

Shirley Bird, 79-years old, was attacked and killed by her German shepherd. Victim: Shirley Bird Ida Grove, IA - Earlier this week, 79-year old Shirley Lou Bird of Ida Grove was found dead in her home. An autopsy was conducted by the State Medical Examiner on Tuesday in Ankeny. Bird’s body had several bite marks including a deep wound on her arm. Ida County Sheriff's officials believe the victim was bitten by her German shepherd several times and subsequently died from blood lo… [Read full blog post]