2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Houston Police Suspect 48-Year Old Woman Mauled to Death by Her Own Dogs

Victim Called Pit Bull a "Cane Corso" and "Bandog" on Social Media Images from the victim's social media pages also identified this dog a "red nose" pit bull. Dog Mauling Suspected Houston, TX - A 48-year old woman was discovered dead in the yard of her home at 12410 Rockampton Drive last Friday at 10:50 am. The victim was identified by Houston Police as Tiffany L. Frangione. Homicide detectives W. Huff, J. Nguyen and J. Wallschlaeger reported that patrol officers responded to… [Read full blog post]

No-Kill Eats Their Own: When the 'Badge of Honor' to Keep Serial Biters Alive Causes Rescuers to Devour Their Own

In her zeal to keep serial biters alive, a no-kill rescuer attacks larger no-kill agencies. No-Kill Meets Mad Max Austin, TX - Recently, we were alerted to a post by Promoting Integrity in No Kill Sheltering, which is penned by Eileen McFall. The post features two central players in "no-kill," which is the private-public partnership of Austin Pets Alive (APA), a 501(c)3 organization, and Austin Animal Center (AAC). The city of Austin has a 95% save rate initiative (5% above t… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 59, Killed by Pair of Family Pit Bulls in Westside El Paso Home

A 59-year old woman was attacked and killed by two family pit bulls in El Paso. Pit Bulls Kill Woman El Paso, TX - A 59-year old woman is dead after being attacked by a pair of family pit bulls, according to police. Her death was discovered Sunday at about 6:00 pm at 7240 Royal Arms Drive. "A woman having just arrived home discovered the body of her mother being mauled by the family dogs," El Paso Police wrote in an incident report released Monday. "The investigation is ongoing, but al… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: 46-Year Old Man Dragged Up and Down Sidewalk, Killed by Pit Bull in Big Spring, Texas

Fourth Time Police Had Been Called to Owner's Home A man died after being attacked by a pit bull and dragged up and down the sidewalk. Man Killed by Dog Big Spring, TX - A 46-year old man is dead after being attacked by a dog in Big Spring. The fatal attack occurred about 6:00 am in the 1100 block of East 13th Street. Neighbors told NewsWest 9 the man was dragged up and down the sidewalk before police arrived. Officers open fired on the dog, described as a pit bull, before Big Spring Anima… [Read full blog post]