A 68-year old man was found dead after being attacked by his own dog in Tyrone Township.
Dog Kills Owner
Tyrone Township, MI - The body of a 68-year old man was discovered dead behind a residence on Wednesday. Police suspected he was the victim of a fatal animal attack. On August 2, at approximately 11:40 am, Livingston County Animal Control deputies were conducting a follow-up visit at a home in the 8000 block of Faussett Road in Tyrone Township regarding a dangerous dog report.… [Read full blog post]
A child was killed by a relative's dog while visiting a Frederick County, Maryland home.
Child Killed by Dog
Brunswick, MD - A young boy is dead after being attacked by a relative's dog. Brunswick police and Frederick County responders were dispatched to a home in the 400 block of West B Street at about 5:13 pm Tuesday for a dog attack. Upon arrival, they found a 2-year old boy suffering life-threatening injuries sustained from a dog bite. While treating his injuries, the boy wen… [Read full blog post]
Robert Stevens, 62, died after being attacked by a family dog in Castaic, California.
Breed Information Released
UPDATE 08/09/22: On Monday, officials with Los Angeles Animal Care and Control released the dog breed information after the fatal attack. Despite information from dispatch audio files stating the dog is a pit bull, Don Belton, a spokesperson for Animal Care and Control, said the dog is a "rottweiler mastiff." It is unclear who made the 911 call, but this was a fam… [Read full blog post]
Frederick Shew, 70-years old, was violently killed by his mastiff on April 11 in Portland.
Mastiff Kills Owner
Portland, OR - On June 15, it was reported for the first time that a 70-year old man was brutally killed by his mastiff in April. On the night of April 11, police were called to the Southeast Portland home of Frederick Shew, where he lived with two housemates. One of Shew's housemates, Kenneth Miller, told The Oregonian that after he went to bed, he heard a loud thump outsi… [Read full blog post]