Coroner: Dead Before Mauling - Spokane County Woman Found Dead in Vacant Field with Aggressive Dog

The medical examiner ruled that Carol Streit, 65, died of a heart attack. Post-Mortem Bites UPDATE 12/21/23: Despite the grisly details about this death, including the victim's left arm being "skin and bones," her right hand missing, found wearing only a bra, her pants pulled below her waist and blood-stained clothing found in a nearby field, the Spokane Medical Examiner's Office said Carol Streit died of natural causes, a heart attack. The animal predation (bite damage)… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull-Mix that Killed Child on Halloween in Northeast Spokane, Washington was Recently Adopted

Dog Adopted Out by County Shelter (SCRAPS) 8-Weeks Earlier Colton Kline, 4, was killed by a family dog in northeast Spokane, Washington. Dog Adopted from County UPDATE 12/06/23: The dog that killed Colton Kline was adopted from Spokane Regional Animal Protection Service (SCRAPS) on September 2, 2023. We stated in our last update that our nonprofit already had a Freedom of Information Request into SCRAPS. We submitted the request on November 11, and it remains unanswered.… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Dies After Vicious Attack by Two Pit Bulls in Kennewick, Washington

Pit Bull Owner Faces Felony Charge and 5-Years in Prison After Attack Billene "Billi" Cameron, 65, died after a vicious attack by two pit bulls in Kennewick. Owner Faces Felony UPDATE 12/19/23: A woman has been criminally charged after the pit bull mauling death of Billene "Billi" Cameron on September 21. The Tri-City Herald reports that Sara Amilia Madrigal, 34, of Kennewick, is facing one count of dog attack leading to serious injury or death under the Washington state fel… [Read full blog post]

Victim Shares Account of Vicious Pit Bull Attack on Christmas Day at Seahurst Park in Burien, Washington

The victim seen at the trauma center with a wound VAC to assist healing (negative pressure wound therapy). Commonly used for large surface area wounds, complex wounds and burn care. Seattle, WA - Recently, an adult male victim sent in his account of a vicious attack by two large pit bulls that occurred on Christmas Day at Seahurst Park in Burien, Washington. What began as a day that most Americans treasure, and in this case, a day when the victim's wife was returning from traveli… [Read full blog post]