Don Gibson, 66, was killed by a rescue pit bull after trying to break up a dog fight.
Rescue Dog Kills Man
Tulsa, OK - It was reported Wednesday that a man was hospitalized in critical condition after being attacked by one or more of his rescue pit bulls and later died of his injuries. EMSA responders said there were eight dogs at the scene. Tulsa Animal Control took three of the dogs into custody. The victim's wife then asked to reclaim two of those dogs that she did not believe initia… [Read full blog post]
A man was killed by multiple pit bull-mixes after trying to save his own dog in northwest Houston.
Man Killed by Dogs
Houston, TX - A 69-year old man was killed by multiple dogs in northwest Houston Wednesday.1 The attack occurred around 4:15 pm in the 5500 block of Sheraton Oaks Drive, which is between Antoine Drive and the West Oaks Bayou, according to police. Arriving officers found the man still being attacked by one of the dogs in his backyard. As officers approached him, one… [Read full blog post]
Juan Ruiz, 66, died after breaking up a dog fight at his home in Kewanee, Illinois.
Victim, Dog Breed Identified
UPDATE 05/02/22: One week after a man died after breaking up a dog fight, the victim has been identified, as has the breed of dog involved. Kewanee Police Chief Nicholas Welgat confirmed Henry County Coroner's office information that the victim was Juan Ruiz, 66 of 819 North Vine Street. The breed of the attacking dog was a pit bull. County Coroner Melissa Watkins sai… [Read full blog post]
A woman visiting from Alaska was killed by a dog pack inside a South Carolina Home.
Woman Killed by Dog Pack
Sumter County, SC - A woman was discovered dead Thursday inside a home on South Lake Cherryvale Drive. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office believes she died of a dog attack. Lori Martin, 60, was visiting from Alaska when a family member found her dead just before noon. While Martin was in the home, a family dog pack -- including three boxers and one pit bull -- began fighting. M… [Read full blog post]