2018 Dog Bite Fatality: Baby Killed by Family Dog While Under Her Grandmother's Care

A 3-month old baby died after being mauled by a family dog in Sherman Oaks. Baby Identified UPDATE 05/07/18: The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office has identified the baby girl killed by a family dog. Gaia Nova died shortly after arriving at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday. At the time of the attack, Gaia was under the care of her grandmother. When she left the infant in a room to get a bottle, one of the three family dogs clamped down on the baby's head, killing her. Autho… [Read full blog post]

Fatal Rottweiler Attacks - The Archival Record

DogsBite.org - Combining DogsBite.org dog bite fatality statistics with research provided by a volunteer produced a significant archival collection of fatal rottweiler attacks dating back to 1978. Of the 116 victims recorded from 1978 through 2017, 77% (88) where children ages 11-years and younger. Of these children, the large majority, 70% (62), were ages 4-years and younger. California incurred the most fatal rottweiler attacks (13) during this period, followed b… [Read full blog post]