Woman in Anza Pit Bull Attack on Life Support; Vicious Attack Occurred Saturday in Riverside County

Family Members in Conflict About How Best to ProceedAngela Johnson was brutally attacked by three pit bulls on December 15 in Anza. Victim on Life Support Anza, CA - A woman is on life support after a vicious attack by three pit bulls. The attack occurred Saturday in Anza, a rural community in Riverside County about 45 miles south of Palm Springs. According to a GoFundMe page created by her son, Tim Platt, Angela (Platt) Johnson remains on life support. "The dogs basically ate my… [Read full blog post]

2015 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bulls Kill Man, Injure Woman in North Shore, California

Emilio Rios Sr. was fatally attacked by two pit bulls in North Shore, California. Attack Reignites Alarm UPDATE 9/10/15: On Tuesday, Emilio Rios, 65, was savagely killed by two pit bulls in North Shore, an unincorporated community in Riverside County. The dogs also attacked a woman who came to his aid. John Welsh, a spokesman for county animal services, said, "Remember the old days when the pioneers came and had to worry about wolves? We are not in those days anymore. A person s… [Read full blog post]

2014 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Her Grandson's Three Rottweilers in Corona

Annabell Martin, 89-years old was killed by her grandson's three rottweilers. Woman Found Dead Corona, CA - An elderly woman was discovered dead in her garage after being mauled to death by her grandson's three rottweilers, according to officials. Police responded to a call about 4:40 pm Sunday, January 26, to a home in the 1500 block of Pera Street, according to Corona police Capt. Tom Weeks. They found Annabell Martin, 89-years old, dead after being attacked by the three do… [Read full blog post]

2013 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Mauled to Death by Pit Bulls in Motel Room

Watercolorist Elsie Grace seen standing next to one of her paintings. Memorial Website UPDATE 02/25/13: Family members have created a memorial website for Elsie Grace who was found in a hotel room mauled to death by her son's two pit bulls on February 8. The website is devoted to the celebration of Elsie's life and her accomplishments as a teacher and watercolor painter. The website also hosts the Official Elsie Grace Scholarship for the Arts Fund. The starting goal is to rais… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Moreno Valley Woman Killed by Neighbor's Two Dogs

53-years old, was savagely killed by her neighbor's two pit bull-mixes. Criminal Charges Sought UPDATE 11/17/10: Police said today that they are seeking charges against the owners of the two pit bull-mix dogs that killed a woman who had been in the midst of moving out after the dogs repeatedly broke through her fence. Police Sgt. Jaime Briones said investigators intend to present the case to the Riverside County district attorney's office seeking involuntary manslaughte… [Read full blog post]

2009 Dog Bite Fatality: Rancho Mirage Man Killed by Two Mastiff Dogs

Fiancée Contests Mauling UPDATE 04/02/09: New information has been revealed about the death of Williams. On March 26th, it was reported that William's fiancée, Anna Tucker, is contesting how he died. Tucker says that authorities have it all wrong. She said it's likely that Williams was suffering from a heart condition and the dogs were only trying to help him. "I don't believe that my dogs did it," Tucker said. "I think they were trying to help him. They knew something was wr… [Read full blog post]