2023 Dog Bite Fatality: 63-Year Old Man Dies 2 Months After Pit Bull Attack in West Philadelphia

Antonio Shaw, 63, died two months after being attacked by pit bulls in West Philadelphia. Man Dies of Injuries Philadelphia, PA - A 63-year old man that was attacked by pit bulls in October has died of his injuries. Antonio Shaw died on December 4 while hospitalized at Lankenau Hospital. The attack occurred on October 4 when Shaw mistakenly went into the wrong yard in the 1500 block of North 62nd Street where five pit bulls were kept. Two of the pit bulls attacked him, police said… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 38, Killed by a Pair of Great Danes She Agreed to Feed in Perry County, Pennsylvania

Kristen Potter, 38, was killed by a pair of great danes in Perry County, Pennsylvania. Woman Killed by Dogs Perry County, PA - A 38-year woman is dead after being attacked by a pair of great danes she agreed to feed while their owners were away. The attack occurred on March 16 around 5:15 pm in the 700 block of Clouser Hollow Road in Centre Township, near New Bloomfield. Perry County Coroner Robert Ressler said that Kristen Potter died of multiple traumatic injuries sustained in t… [Read full blog post]

Pit Bull Suspected in Death of 41-Year Old Man in McKeesport, Pennsylvania; Police Continue to Investigate

A 41-year old man was found dead in a home, and a pit bull was the initial suspect.1 Few Details Released McKeesport, PA - On Friday afternoon, just after 4:30 pm, Allegheny County Police were dispatched to the 2900 block of Grover Street, for an "individual possibly injured by a dog. Unknown the severity of injuries," according to audio dispatch logs from Allegheny County Public Safety. Allegheny County Homicide is investigating the death of a man believed to be the result of… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Three Pit Bulls She was Dog Sitting in Perry County, Pennsylvania

Rhoda Marie Wagner, 60, was killed by three pit bulls she was dog sitting. Woman Killed by Pit Bulls Perry County, PA - A 60-year woman is dead after being mauled by three pit bulls she was dog sitting. A passerby reported a female lying in the front yard on July 28; the first media report of her death was not until August 4. Pennsylvania State Police are in charge of the investigation. At the time of the attack, Rhoda Marie Wagner was caring for her roommates three pit bulls when the do… [Read full blog post]