Detroit Man Suffers Catastrophic Injuries in Violent Pack Attack by Pit Bulls

Pit bull attack survivor Steve Constantine after the life-threatening attack in Detroit. Sentenced to Probation UPDATE 09/25/15: In what can only be described as a miserable outcome, the owner of a pack of pit bulls that brutalized a man last year was sentenced to 2-years probation. Derick Felton, 62, pleaded guilty to three counts of harboring dangerous animals that caused injuries. On Friday, Wayne County Circuit Judge Michael Callahan sentenced him to the maximum und… [Read full blog post]

2012 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Kills 3-Week Old Girl in Detroit

Tarilyn Bowles, 3-weeks old, was mauled to death by a pit bull on Detroit's west side. Insights from Behaviorist The funeral for 3-week old Tarilyn Luciana Bowles, mauled to death by a family pit bull while strapped into a child safety seat, is scheduled for Wednesday. along with commenters have been repelled by the statement by the owner of the dog blaming the deadly attack on the animal smelling "baby formula on the infant's clothes." The endless denialism by t… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Boyfriend's Dogs Suspected in Death of 5-Year Old

Kyle Holland, 5-years old, was fatally attacked by one or more dogs in Lincoln Park. Autopsy Report Released UPDATE 07/15/10: An autopsy report released Wednesday confirmed that Kyle Holland died of multiple crush wounds due to dog bites. An earlier article by FOX 2 reported that neighbors had complained of the dogs "time and time again" to Lincoln Park Animal Control. Neighbor Mike Lockhart said, "They told us that they thought it was a hybrid wolf and it wasn't supposed to b… [Read full blog post]

2008 Dog Bite Fatality: Detroit Man Killed by Stray Pit Bull Attacking Dog

Robert Howard, estimated to be 35-years old, was killed by a fighting pit bull. Victim Tried to Help Detroit, MI - A Detroit man died1 Thursday after he was bitten by a reported fighting pit bull on Mack Avenue and Lakepointe Street. Police said a woman came out of her home when she saw a stray pit bull attacking her dogs. When the woman tried to stop the attack, the pit bull started coming toward her. Robert Howard came out of his house to help the woman, when the pit bull turned on him,… [Read full blog post]