Historic Pit Bull Attack Survivor, Angela Hands, Seeks Out Fabulous Five to Honor Them and Say 'Thank You'

Still Searching for Nurse Laura, New Mexico TV Station HelpsThe Fabulous Five from left: nurse Laura, chief surgeon Dr. Demerast, helicopter nurse Shelby, pediatric nurse Loretta and babysitter Betty who is married to former mayor, Felix Garcia.1 Help Find Nurse Laura Albuquerque, NM - On March 19, 2014, DogsBite.org released the 30-year anniversary video of an historic pit bull attack victim. On that day 30-years ago, 9-year old Angela Hands suffered a life-threateni… [Read full blog post]

30-Year Anniversary of Historic Pit Bull Attack Victim and The Village of Tijeras Pit Bull Ban

30-Year Anniversary Video Village of Tijeras, NM - On March 19, 1984, Angela Hands, 9-years old, was critically injured by four pit bulls belonging to a relative while walking home from school. Two younger pit bulls running loose initiated the attack. The two parent pit bulls then climbed a 6-foot high fenced enclosure and joined the destructive, sustained attack. After receiving extensive reconstructive surgeries, doctors estimated that Angela would continue to unde… [Read full blog post]

New Blog Dispels 'Nanny Dog' Myth Invented by Pit Bull Fanciers

The Nanny Dog Myth DogsBite.org - A new blog, "The Truth About Pit Bulls," launched Tuesday with contributors CKing and Craven Desires. The first myth they address, the Nanny Dog myth, is widely disseminated by pit bull advocates and pro-pit bull groups. According to the authors, the first mention of "nanny dog" with regards to any breed did not occur until 1904 when the first stage production of Peter Pan opened featuring a nursemaid dog that was never portrayed as a Stafford… [Read full blog post]

Zupf: Interested in Pit Bull Adoption?

YouTube video artist Zupf recently created a piece that highlights two court rulings concerning a municipality's constitutional authority to regulate pit bulls. In the Vanater v. South Point (Ohio) and Garcia v. Village of Tijeras (New Mexico) cases, Zupf emphasizes statements made by each of the judges. For example, Judge Weber (Ohio) states, "It is clear that the unquantifiable, unpredictable aggressiveness and gameness of Pit Bulls make them uniquely dangerous."… [Read full blog post]