2014 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Dies After Pit Bull Attack in Southeast Houston

Christina Bell and flowers left where she was killed by two pit bulls. Dog Owners Charged UPDATE 07/01/14: In an unexpected development, Harris County prosecutors are charging both dog owners in connection to the death of Christina Bell, who was viciously killed by at least two pit bulls in early January. Timothy Dewayne Coleman, 33, and Tiara Deshawn Thomas, 26, who owned at least one of the attacking pit bulls, are being charged under the state felony dog attack law. Click2… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Pack of Dogs Kills Boy in Cibola County, New Mexico

A donation can at the Pinehill market for Tomas Jay Henio. Persistent Problem UPDATE 12/31/12: The Albuquerque Journal spoke to family members of the young boy who died the day after Christmas after being mauled to death by up to nine dogs. Neither the boy's mother or stepfather heard screams or barks, which could have alerted them to the attack, they told the Journal. Tomas Jay Henio had spent the evening alone sledding down a snowy hill near his mother's home. The boy was alrea… [Read full blog post]

Mendocino Pot Dogs (Pit Bulls) Killing More Horses and Goats

Authorities Issue Alert Laytonville, CA - Mendocino County authorities issued an alert warning residents that two pot dogs (pit bulls) are believed to have killed two miniature horses and attacked some pygmy goats. In an earlier post, we wrote about the medical marijuana pot gardens in Mendocino County and the large number of stray pit bulls that are likely the result of these facilities. Authorities believe that after the annual harvest, growers set the "crop guarding" c… [Read full blog post]

2003 Dog Bite Fatality: Anna Cieslewicz, Killed by Pit Bulls While Jogging

Dan Ryan Woods Attack River Forest, IL - On January 12, 2003, it was reported that two pit bull-mixes attacked two women joggers in the Dan Ryan Woods forest preserve -- seriously injuring one and killing another. The woman who was killed, 48-year-old Anna Cieslewicz of Evergreen Park, was a marathon runner, but even she was unable to outdistance the pit bulls that savagely killed her. Cieslewicz died of injuries she received on her arms, legs, torso and skull. Cieslewicz was… [Read full blog post]