Teenager Killed in Suspected 'Canine Attack' in Knott County, Kentucky

Corey Godsey, 13, was found dead after a suspected animal attack in Knott County. Minor Found Dead Knott County, KY - Kentucky State Police confirm a juvenile died in a suspected animal attack in Knott County, an area in Eastern Kentucky. State troopers were called to the scene on KY-1102, also known as Montgomery Creek Road about 6:30 pm Tuesday. The minor was discovered dead in a wooded area several hundred feet up a hillside near a home in the Emmalena community, according to… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Multiple Dogs Killed Teenage Boy Walking Home from School in Hollis, Oklahoma

Victor Garces, 12, was mauled to death by dogs on Friday in Hollis, Oklahoma. Dog Owners Arrested UPDATE 12/18/19: On Wednesday, it was announced that two men were arrested in connection to the dog mauling death of a 12-year old boy. 53-year-old Jacob Benavidez and 44-year-old Ruben Benavidez, who are brothers, were arrested on charges of manslaughter in the second-degree and cruelty to animals. Victor Garces was killed by two dogs belonging to the brothers on Friday while… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Texas Teen Dies After Brutal Attack by Three Pit Bulls in Irving

Nelson Bernardo Cabrera, 16, was killed by three pit bulls in Irving, Texas. Dog Owner Knew Victim UPDATE 08/13/19: On August 12, a Spanish speaking news outlet, Univision, added new dimensions to this boy's mauling death -- view the URL in Chrome to translate. According to the owner of the pit bulls, Guillermor Lorenzo, "the young man had stayed a few days in his house due to a favor he wanted to do to the minor. However, the owner of the house had canceled access to the property du… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Dighton Dog Attack Leaves a 14-Year Old Boy Dead and a Community Mourning

Ryan Hazel, 14, was found dead after after a dog attack in Dighton, Massachusetts. Final Report Issued UPDATE 06/21/19: The Bristol County District Attorney's Office released its undated final report determining there is no basis for filing criminal charges in connection to the death of a 14-year old boy. On May 9, 2019, five dogs at a property on Maple Swamp Road brutally killed Ryan Hazel. The dogs and property belong to Scott Dunmore, who was away during the attack. Ryan re… [Read full blog post]