Report: 433 Killed by Dogs Since 2005

Report: 433 Killed by Dogs Since 2005

A new report with thirteen years of data has revealed shocking trends about dog bites in America. Dogsbite.org has released their findings, including the statistic that 433 people have suffered fatal dog bites since 2005. The report breaks down these attacks by breed, with pit bulls responsible for ...

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Report: 39 Killed by Dogs in 2017

Report: 39 Killed by Dogs in 2017

39 people were killed by dogs in the year 2017. That is the news from a nonprofit victims’ advocacy group. They have recently published a report on the number of people killed last year. The 39 contribute to an overall figure of 433 deaths caused by violent dog attacks in the last thirteen yea...

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Dog Shot After Biting Newport News Police Officer

Dog Shot After Biting Newport News Police Officer

A pit bull has been shot by police in Newport News after biting an officer. Authorities say they were responding to a possible burglary in progress when a pit bull bounded out of the home in question. It bit one officer on the arm before letting go and charging at another. The officer shot the [&hel...

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Dog Mugshots Show Dangerous Pattern

Dog Mugshots Show Dangerous Pattern

When we think of mugshots, we think of criminals who have been accused of horrific misdeeds. A new trend, however, is changing the way dog lovers see the breeds they love and connecting vicious attacks to a familiar scapegoat: the pit bull. Long associated with deadly attacks, the pit bull has been ...

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Police: Pit Bull Had History of Violence

Police: Pit Bull Had History of Violence

As investigations into the death of a Goochland pit bull owner continue, we’re learning more and more about the dogs in question. The pit bull that mauled the woman to death while on a walk in her neighborhood has a history of aggression, news reports say. The dog, named Pacman, had previously...

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