It's Official: Pit Bulls Attack Planes, Trains and Automobiles

View Archive Article - While browsing through The New York Times historical archives recently, we happened upon an incident in 1911 where a "big white bull terrier" (known today as a pit bull) darted into a whirling propeller of a biplane killing itself. The force of the blow split the propeller and knocked a corner loose. The daring aviator, Harry N. Atwood, wanted to risk the flight with a piece of the blade still hanging, but was cautioned by his mechanics to rep… [Read full blog post]

Pit Bull Drags Adult Owner into Oncoming Train, Killing Her

"Inseparable" Cherryland CA - It was reported late last week that a woman was killed when her 100-pound pit bull dragged her onto the railroad tracks and into the path of an oncoming train. Authorities said the San Jose bound train was likely traveling at about 70 miles per hour when it struck and instantly killed both the woman and the dog. Apparently, the woman, in her early to mid-30s, was unable to let the dog go because of how she had the leash wrapped around her hand. The video s… [Read full blog post]