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 »
Police suspect a fatal dog mauling after man was found dead in his garage with multiple dog bites.
Dog Mauling Suspected
Kendall, FL - A man was discovered dead in his home with multiple bite marks. Miami-Dade police suspect he was killed by his own dog. Around 7:07 pm, police and animal control were dispatched to a home in the 12000 block of Southwest 104th Terrace. Police were alerted by a friend of the victim, who had not heard from him since Sunday. When the friend came to his hom… [Read full blog post]
A new page dedicated to vicious and dangerous dog hearings at DogsBite.org.
Vicious Dog Hearings
DogsBite.org - We recently launched a new page within the Dangerous Dog section of our website: Dangerous Dog Hearings. The page highlights six hearings captured on video or audio, along with the second installment in a series of videos about San Francisco Animal Care and Control, which examines the city's Vicious and Dangerous Dog hearings. Most of the hearings listed on the p… [Read full blog post]
City Uses Unique Approach to Show Dog Can't be Rehabbed
One of two videos shown to courtroom demonstrating this pit bull's dog aggression.
City Officials Show Videos
Victoria, Canada - In an uncommon, but effective demonstration, the City of Victoria used videos of a decoy dog to show a courtroom the level of dog aggression in a pit bull, named Bentley. On April 21, as 72-year old Peter McPherson was walking his Maltese-cross named Cassie, Bentley viciously attacked his dog.… [Read full blog post]
Harvard Graduate, Doctor in Residency Owns the Dogs
Jocelyn Winfrey was killed by two pit bull-type dogs in New Haven, Connecticut.
Alderman Explores Ideas
UPDATE 07/07/16: The two dogs that brutally attacked Jocelyn Winfrey on June 20, inflicting catastrophic injuries, were put down yesterday. Winfrey succumbed to her injuries and died on June 27. Yesterday also marked the first public statement by Yale University since the attack. Karen Peart, a spokeswoman for Yale… [Read full blog post]