2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed, Two Daughters Injured by Family Pit Bulls in McCurtain County, Oklahoma

A woman died Friday after being attacked by two pit bulls in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Woman Killed by Pit Bulls McCurtain County, OK - On Friday evening, we learned on social media that a woman in her 70s was killed by a family pit bull near Broken Bow. Today, the McCurtain Gazette confirmed her death -- this newspaper does not have a website or a Facebook page. The unnamed victim suffered "extremely severe" facial lacerations, a "partially amputated left leg" and numerous b… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Killed by Pack of Dogs in Broken Bow, Oklahoma; Family Seeking 'Justice for Cledith'

Cledith Davenport, 79, died after being attacked by a pack of dogs in Broken Bow. Man Killed by Dogs Broken Bow, OK - On Tuesday, the McCurtain Daily Gazette reported that a 79-year old man and his dog were killed by a pack of dogs over the weekend. The newspaper is not online, but we were able to obtain some screenshots. McCurtain County deputies were called to the scene at 12:52 pm after a postal carrier found Cledith Davenport lying halfway in a ditch in the 700 block of Canoe Road.… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Multiple Dogs Killed Teenage Boy Walking Home from School in Hollis, Oklahoma

Victor Garces, 12, was mauled to death by dogs on Friday in Hollis, Oklahoma. Dog Owners Arrested UPDATE 12/18/19: On Wednesday, it was announced that two men were arrested in connection to the dog mauling death of a 12-year old boy. 53-year-old Jacob Benavidez and 44-year-old Ruben Benavidez, who are brothers, were arrested on charges of manslaughter in the second-degree and cruelty to animals. Victor Garces was killed by two dogs belonging to the brothers on Friday while… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies After Vicious Dog Attack in Bennington, Oklahoma

Alan Bruce, 56-years old, died after a vicious dog attack in Bennington, Oklahoma. Man Dies of Injuries Bennington, OK - A man has died after enduring a vicious dog attack over the weekend. Three dogs savagely mauled Alan Bruce, 56, Saturday.1 He was transported to a hospital in Durant then airlifted to a hospital in Plano, Texas. In Saturday's version of this news article, Bennington Police Chief James Heil said that no criminal charges would be brought even though these sam… [Read full blog post]