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

Pit Bulls Seen Wearing Service Dog, ESA Vests on Social Media Jayden Henderson died and her mother was injured while caring for a neighbor's pit bulls. WRAL Family UPDATE 04/28/21: The child has been identified as 7-year old Jayden Henderson. Jayden and her mother were members of the Capitol Broadcasting Company. Her mother, Heather Trevaskis, who remains hospitalized, has been the master control operator for eight years at WRAL-TV, reports the Raleigh-based news outle… [Read full blog post]

Animal Advocate Posts Video After Adopted Out Pit Bull-Mix Viciously Attacked a Carriage Horse in Cane Creek Park

On April 3, Amanda Underwood and Queen Charlotte, a draft horse, were severely injured after a pit bull-mix broke free and attacked the horse while it pulled a carriage in Cane Creek Park. Union County, NC - On April 3, pit bull-mix violently attacked a draft horse pulling a carriage in Cane Creek Park as children screamed in the background. The carriage driver, Amanda Underwood, was seriously injured while trying to fend off the attack. The draft horse, Queen Charlotte, was a… [Read full blog post]

Pit Bull Breaks Through New Kennel Twice to Repeatedly Attack Shelter Worker at Lenoir County SPCA in North Carolina

Quarla Blackwell filmed part of the attack that occurred at Lenoir County SPCA. Repeated Attack Kinston, NC - On November 16, a pit bull-mix being housed by Lenoir County SPCA at 2455 Rouse Road Exd broke out of a new kennel and attacked Dillon Grant, a shelter worker. According to witness Quarla Blackwell, who filmed part of the attack, the dog escaped the kennel twice and attacked twice. Quarla began filming after the first attack and captured SPCA staff trying to secure the d… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Child Killed by Babysitter's Pit Bull-Mix in Salisbury, North Carolina

Jacari Long, 6-months old, was mauled to death by his babysitter's pit bull-boxer mix. Police Investigate UPDATE 03/06/19: Multiple news stations captured footage of the pit bull-boxer mix that killed baby Jacari while under the care of his babysitter on Tuesday. The dog is currently being held by Rowan County Animal Control. Shelter officials confirmed the dog has shown aggression toward people while being at the facility. The male dog is 4-years old, police said. Polic… [Read full blog post]