2017 Dog Bite Fatality: 75-Year Old Queens Woman Dies After Attack by Pet Mastiff-Mix

Planned to Return Dog Due to Aggression In Coming Days Louise Hermida, 75-years old, was killed by a dog she adopted six years ago. Clarifications UPDATE 02/13/17: New information has been released. The mastiff was not recently adopted as many news groups reported earlier. New York City Animal Care and Control said the dog was adopted from their shelter nearly six years ago. The dog was one year old at that time. Also, the victim's next-door neighbor, Rosa Ortiz, said that Her… [Read full blog post]

2016 Dog Bite Fatality: Staten Island Woman's Death Attributed to Dog Bite Injuries ME's Office Confirms

Daisie Bradshaw, 68, was killed by two dogs in her home on Staten Island. Previous Report Staten Island, NY - On October 25, multiple news groups in New York City reported that a woman was likely killed by two dogs in the basement of her Simonson Avenue home in Mariners Harbor. Today, the NYC Medical Examiner's Office confirmed through a public records request by our nonprofit that Daisie Bradshaw, 68, died due to dog bite injuries. The cause of death is "multiple blunt force and… [Read full blog post]

2011 Dog Bite Fatality: 'Monster Dog' Kills 4-Year Old Brooklyn Boy

From left: Jayelin Graham, the alleged killer dog and the family's home. From left: Stock image pit bull, James Harrison's pit bull, pit bull-corso mix. Missing Bodies UPDATE 05/29/11: Parts of this story continue to raise questions, such as: Where is the third dog, and where is Dread? Might the two be in the same place? On Friday, after one of Dread's dogs ripped the throat out of Jayelin killing him, news media outlets reported that there were three dogs at the family's home: a… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: Henry Piotrowski, 90-Years Old, Killed by Two Pit Bulls

Henry Piotrowsky, 90-years old, died after being brutally mauled by two pit bulls. Mauling Victim Dies Staten Island, NY - On July 1st, Henry Piotrowski was brutally attacked by two of his neighbor's pit bulls. Crime scene tape flowed, a LifeFlight helicopter hovered and many first responders gathered at the crime scene. Initially, Henry suffered an amputation to one leg. Within two days, it was reported that he might undergo additional amputations. By July 13th, Henry wa… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: Brooklyn Infant Killed by Family Dog

Andrew Stein, 8 months old, was attacked and killed by his family's doberman. Infant Killed by Family Dog An 8-month old baby in Brooklyn was mauled to death by his family's dog while playing on the floor. Andrew Stein was fatally bitten on the head and left with a crushed skull. The family dog was a 7-year old, neutered male doberman pinscher named Maccabee. The grandmother, who had been babysitting, was in the kitchen at the time. She heard the baby screaming and ran to see what h… [Read full blog post]