2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Family Pit Bull-Mix Kills Baby Boy in Guthrie, Kentucky

Ashton McGhee died after being attacked by a family pit bulll-mix in Guthrie. Baby Visiting Home UPDATE 02/11/19: According to a GoFundMe set up by a friend of the baby's mother, 1-year old Ashton McGhee was visiting his grandmother's home in Guthrie when he was fatally attacked by a family pit bull-mix. "Ashton was playing at his papaw and mamaw’s house in Guthrie the night of February 7th when one of the family dogs came in from outside and attacked Ashton who was playing on the… [Read full blog post]

2015 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Kills Woman, Injures Another in Davie County, North Carolina

The three recent fatal pit bull attacks mapped - breeders of fighting dogs territory. Survivor is Pit Bull Owner UPDATE 08/25/15: New information has been released about the fatal pit bull attack in North Carolina. On Monday, Cathy Wheatcraft, 48, was fatally attacked by her neighbor's pit bull. She had just gotten her mail and was walking back to her home when the dog attacked, according to Davie County deputies. The dog "drug her down the yard and fatally bit her," Sheriff An… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Oklahoma Woman Killed by Pit Bull in Her Home

Nellie Davis, 61-years old, was killed by her granddaughter's pet pit bull. Insights from Behaviorists DogsBite.org along with commenters have become alarmed at the misleading rationale that a "normal" response by a "noise-sensitive" dog is to attack and kill a family member when under the duress of loud sounds, like the crack of thunder. It is even more disconcerting that a police captain is echoing this false rationale provided by the dog's owner. One wonders if the dog h… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Jefferson County Woman Attacked by Own Pit Bulls Dies

One of two pet pit bulls that killed their owner, Deborah Wilson-Roberts. Autopsy Results UPDATE 09/11/12: Autopsy results confirm that Deborah Wilson-Roberts, 45-years old, died of extreme blood loss. Both pit bulls participated in the attack. Her husband, Brian Roberts, left the home for about 20 minutes to take a shower next door -- the Roberts home has "no running water." He returned to find his wife on the floor with one leg nearly "chewed off." The victim was pronounce… [Read full blog post]