2020 Dog Bite Fatality: 14-Year Old Boy Fatally Bitten by Dog at Otter Tail County Breeder; Dog was Imported from Poland

Dion Bush, 14-years old, was killed by a dog imported from Poland in February 2020. Ully for Sale Advertisement UPDATE 12/15/20: Advertisements sent into DogsBite.org indicate that Ully, a male long hair German shepherd that was imported from Poland in late February, was still available for sale on December 8. Two days later, Ully attacked and killed 14-year old Dion Bush. Ully was also advertised as being 4-years old, not 3. Ully's owner and the victim's mother, Jennifer B… [Read full blog post]

Lafayette PD Video: We Are All in Trouble When Trained Police K-9s Attack the Head, Neck Regions of Unarmed Suspects

Police K-9 Attacks also Show Dogs Ignoring "Out" Commands Richard Bailey Jr. was attacked in the neck by a Lafayette police K-9 on May 9. Lafayette, IN - In 2014, our nonprofit began collecting police K-9 attacks of innocent bystanders, non-threatening suspects and low-level offenders. We began doing so after reviewing lawsuits filed in the Pacific Northwest and how the "bite and hold" method of training was being tested in the courts. Later that year, Canadian-based Pivo… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: 11-Day Old Baby Killed by Family Husky Dog in Independence

Robert Hocker, 11-days old, was killed by his family's husky dog. Newborn Killed (Page 2) Independence, MN - In another instance of a newborn being killed by a family husky dog, it is reported that 11-day old Robert D. Hocker suffered the same horrific fate Thursday. According to West Hennepin Public Safety Director Ray McCoy, "The infant boy was in his car seat on a bed in the bedroom, when he was bitten by the family Siberian husky." Emergency personnel "exhausted all life-sa… [Read full blog post]

Minneapolis Father Tried for Manslaughter After Pit Bull Kills 7-Year Old Son

Zachary King Jr., 7-years old, was killed by his family's pit bull. Father Not Guilty UPDATE 04/11/08: A judge has ruled that a Minneapolis father is not guilty for the death of his son who was fatally attacked by a family pit bull on August 16, 2007. Zachary King Senior was found not guilty of a second- degree manslaughter charge. The ruling came in Friday around 10:30 am. Judge Burke called the boy's death a "horrific tragedy," and that it was a poor decision by the father to keep t… [Read full blog post]