In the 15-year period of 2005 through 2019, canines killed 521 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths. | More »
By Otto Snow
Otto Snow, a life-long chemist and activist, shares account of vicious pit bull attack.
I am Otto Snow. On April 15th of 2018, I was the victim of an unprovoked attack by a pit bull and my lip was bitten off my face. I was walking with my friend John to get a pizza at Tri-City pizza. We were walking on Earle Avenue in the Little City neighborhood of Bangor, Maine.
We had entered Earle Avenue from Warwick Street and were walking towards Tri-City pizza. We could see an unleash… [Read full blog post]
"Tell them to step it up. Tell them to step it up!" - Audio Dispatch Files
Pit bull attack in Maine shows that "classic pit bull attack" traits never change.
Classic Pit Bull Attack
Lewiston, ME - On Thursday morning, a 71-year old woman was viciously attacked by a loose pit bull while she raked leaves in her own yard. The dog was still actively attacking the woman when police arrived. The first officer on scene said the woman was yelling, "He (the dog) is killing me." The officer Tas… [Read full blog post]
A Bangor infant was pronounced dead after being injured by a dog eight days ago.
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]
Fatal Pit Bull Attack in Penobscot County, Maine
Hunter Bragg, 7, was killed by a pit bull while visiting the dog owner's home in Corinna.
Medical Examiner's Report
UPDATE 08/25/16: Local newspapers obtained a copy of the state medical examiner’s report for 7-year old Hunter Bragg. On June 4, Hunter was fatally attacked in the throat and face by a male pit bull while visiting his father at the home of Gary Merchant Jr. at 207 Moody’s Mill Road in Corinna. Hunter’s father, Jason B… [Read full blog post]