New Brunswick Pit Bull Attack: Babysitting, the Zero Margin of Error Rule and a Young Girl Who Needs Help

Help For Harmony FundraiserViolent Pit Bull Mauling New Brunswick, NJ - On July 3, a young girl was viciously attacked by two pit bulls while under the care of her babysitter at a home on Lufberry Avenue. Her younger brother was also at the home. Police officers responded to the scene and fired an "undisclosed number" of shots inside the home killing both dogs. Harmony Halyer, 4-years old, was transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in critical condition where… [Read full blog post]

2014 Dog Bite Fatality: Teenager Killed by Bullmastiff, Second Teenager Hospitalized

Lawyered Up in Paterson UPDATE 03/07/14: All sides are lawyered up following a dog mauling that injured one teenager and left another dead. It is believed the bullmastiff owned by Paul Clarke jumped out of its fenced yard and attacked the boys at about 4 pm last Friday. At some point after, shortly or hours later, the same dog attacked its owner. Animal control officers arrived at Clarke's home at about 10 pm and found the large dog nearly stabbed to death. Clarke has thus far refu… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: Alexis Hennessy, 6-Days Old, Killed By Family Dog

Alexis Hennessy, 6-days old, was attacked in her crib by the family husky. Newborn Attacked in Crib archived Hopatcong, NJ - A 6-day old Hopatcong Borough infant had died after the family dog attacked her while she laid in her crib. Newborn Alexis Hennessy was attacked and killed by the family's 3-year old husky named Shadow. Paramedics rushed the infant to Morristown Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Sussex County Prosecutor David Weaver said the girl's pa… [Read full blog post]