2009 Dog Bite Fatality: 2 Pit Bulls Kill 10-Year Old Boy in Rusk County, Texas

From left: Justin Clinton, family members, attack scene, County Road 133 sign. Family Files Suit UPDATE 09/05/09: The mother of 10-year old Justin Clinton, who was mauled to death by two pit bulls in June, filed suit against the couple who owned the dogs. Serenia Clinton's lawsuit accuses Ricky and Christi George of gross negligence and carelessness and contends they are liable for Justin Clinton's death. They are seeking more than $100,000 and other damages to be determin… [Read full blog post]

Letter: Attack Victim's Husband Says Pit Bull Regulation Sorely Needed

From left: Kristi Langston and Sean Langston. Victim: Kristi Langston Tyler, TX - On March 17, Kristi Langston was nearly killed by a group of pit bulls. Sean Langston, her husband, who "by the grace of God," returned home early from work that day, found his wife still alive. He told reporters that it would be a while before the "indescribable scene" would leave his head. "Knowing how I felt when I found her, I can only imagine what she endured," he said. "I literally thought she wa… [Read full blog post]

61-Year Old Texan, Pat Sorensen, Loses Half Her Face in Pit Bull Attack

Sorensen told reporters, "People have to see what these dogs are capable of." Graphic Side View UPDATE 03/19/09: On March 19, the Silsbee Bee newspaper reported on the horrific attack of Pat Sorensen. The newspaper depicted a new photo of Sorensen's injury (a close-up, side view). Since the February attack, she has undergone two major operations including a skin graft to reform the right side of her face, which doctors were unable to re-attach. The article also describes in… [Read full blog post]

Pair of Pit Bulls Send Two Women to Hospital in Fabens

Silence on Lillian's Law UPDATE 01/10/09: The 81-year old victim, Victoria Garcia, still remains in critical care. This latest article contains the most detailed account of the double attack so far. Apparently, when the deputies arrived and began assisting Elizabeth Flores, 24, near the store's front door, the dogs began attacking Garcia. Flores thinks that Garcia might have heard her yell for help and walked outside. Before Garcia could be helped, the dogs had inflicte… [Read full blog post]