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 DaysLouise 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]