2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Male Teenager, 15, Killed by a Pair of American Bully-Mixes in Raytown, Missouri

Makai Williams, 15, was killed by a pair of American bully-mixes in Raytown, Missouri. Dogs Kill Teenager Raytown, MO - A teenager is dead after being attacked by two American bully-mixes. On November 14, at approximately 3:30 pm, officers were dispatched to a front yard of a home in the 9300 block of East 77th Street for a report of an unresponsive person. Upon arrival, they found 15-year old Makai Williams suffering from severe injuries. The teenager was transported to a loc… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Dog Attack Suspected After Amazon Driver Found Injured and Dead in Ray County, Missouri

A male 49-year old Amazon driver was found dead after a suspected dog attack. Driver Found Dead Excelsior Springs, MO - Late Monday, reports began emerging after a driver for Amazon was found dead following a suspected dog attack. Ray County deputies were dispatched to an area on Highway O after a caller said the truck had been parked in front of the house for several hours with its lights and engine running. Arriving deputies found the driver dead in the front yard. Two dogs spot… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bulls Suspected in Multi-Victim Attack that Killed One Man and Injured Another in St. Louis

Pit bulls are suspected in an attack that killed Dennis Moore and injured another man. Cause of Death Determined UPDATE 09/11/22: In September, the medical examiner determined that Dennis Moore died from a cardiac event prompted by the dog attack. Moore was found dead in an alley on July 10 with severe trauma to his body. St. Louis Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Graham said that Moore, "died from heart disease that was exacerbated by this attack -- not either one of those things b… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 61-Year Old Missouri Woman Killed by Daughter's Familiar Pit Bulls and Pit Bull 'Mixed-Breed'

Leann Gratzer, 61, was killed by familiar pit bulls while approaching her daughter's home. Dog Owners Confirmed UPDATE 12/08/21: Two male pit bulls and one female pit bull-mix that killed a woman have been euthanized. Previously, the female dog was reported to be a "mixed-breed." That dog, however, was identified by its owner, the victim's daughter, as a "red/brown pit" that bolted from her property in September. That any officials are still calling this dog a "mixed-bree… [Read full blog post]