2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Puna Woman Dies After Multi-Victim Dog Attack Last Month on the Island of Hawai'i

Dolores Oskins, 85, died of injuries sustained from a vicious dog attack in mid-August. Dog Attack Victim Dies Puna, HI - On August 14, a pack of four dogs described by a dispatcher as "pit bulls and bulldog-mix dogs," attacked three adults, two men and one woman. The 85-year old woman suffered critical injuries, she was "bitten about the head, neck, and arms, receiving multiple puncture wounds and lacerations," according to Hawai'i Police Department Captain Scott Amaral.… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Child Killed, Mother Hospitalized While Caring for Neighbor's Two Pit Bulls in North Carolina

Owners of the Pit Bulls File Lawsuit to Get Dogs Returned to Them Jayden Henderson died and her mother was injured while caring for a neighbor's pit bulls. Judge Rules in Favor of Town UPDATE 09/10/21: On Friday, Wake County Superior Court Judge Vince Rozier ruled that the Town of Garner can determine the fate of two pit bulls that killed a 7-year old girl in April. "This has gone farther than it should have," Judge Rozier said. "To the parents, I'm sorry you've had to endure this."… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Boy Killed, Mother Severely Injured in Violent Pit Bull Attack at Carteret Home

Aziz Ahmed, 3, was killed and his mother injured in a violent dog attack in Carteret. No Criminal Charges UPDATE 03/30/21: As expected, criminal charges will not be filed after the multi-victim attack by two pit bulls that killed 3-year old Aziz Ahmed and seriously injured his mother on March 16. New Jersey lacks a felony dog attack law, whereas California, Michigan and Texas do not. In short, there are no criminal codes available for prosecutors to charge the dog owner with. T… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Attacks Two Adults, Killing One, at Mobile Home Park in Moses Lake, Washington

Zachary Willis, 27-years old, was killed in a violent pit bull mauling in Moses Lake, WA. Died of Multiple Dog Bites UPDATE 10/14/20: "Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison today ruled the cause of death of Zachary Willis of Moses Lake is multiple dog bites," the Grant County Sheriff's Office (GCSO) said in a statement posted to their Facebook page Wednesday. "The manner of death is accidental. The autopsy was completed Tuesday. No other injuries were discovered, said Corone… [Read full blog post]