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Welcome to Daxton’s Friends! 4

Welcome to the Daxton’s Friends website! Our goal is to serve as a resource for healthy canine pet ownership, and advocate for public safety and animal welfare. Through education, promotional vehicles, and providing resources, we aspire to function as an authority on these topics and serve our communities. We are a 501(c)(3) […]


2017 US Dog Bite Related Fatalities

See also: American Pit Bull Terrier Potentially Dangerous Breeds Print Your Own Fliers Victims’ Stories Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education and Awareness believes it is important to stay informed on current affairs and issues relating to animal welfare and public safety. The following news links will feature information that may play […]


Tina McMillan, Fort Worth, TX – Pit Bull Victim Harassment 4

Tina McMillan, Fort Worth, Texas, works at Good Neighbors Animal Rescue, sent the following message to the father of one of sixteen children killed by pit bulls in 2013: Tina McMillan You and Tina McMillan aren’t connected on Facebook Belletristic Assasin at Liberal Progressive Democrats, Thug, Professional Anarchist at I […]


Unpredictable Aggression In Pit Bulls & Fighting Breeds 5

Unpredictable Aggression Some dogs may have aggression that does not occur on a consistent or predictable basis. There may be no reason or trigger for the aggression. Some dogs are simply not “wired” correctly. Many fighting breeds have been purposely bred for hundreds of years NOT to give any signal […]


David Fear (64) – Grover Beach, CA – Killed By Neighbor’s Police K9 (12/16/16)

David Fear was a true hero when he protected woman during dog attack BY THE TRIBUNE EDITORIAL BOARD The word “hero” is often used loosely these days. It’s applied to stellar athletes, to off-beat adventure seekers, to fictional characters with superpowers. There’s nothing wrong with that, as long as we […]


Isaiah Jacob Franklin (6) – Huntington, WV – Killed By The Family Pit Bull (12/2/16)

UPDATE: Dog in fatal attack ‘never aggressive’ By WSAZ News Staff, Kaitlynn LeBeau, Dan Klein – Posted: Mon 5:43 PM, Dec 05, 2016 – Updated: Mon 8:16 PM, Dec 05, 2016 UPDATE 12/5/16 @ 5:40 p.m. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A family is mourning the loss of a 6-year-old boy police say was […]


Daisie Bradshaw (68) – New York City, NY – Killed By Her Daughter’s 2 Pit Bull-Mixes (10/25/16)

Staten Island woman’s pet dogs seemingly started eating her body to stay alive after she died BY GRAHAM RAYMAN – NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:23 PM Two pet dogs apparently fed on a woman’s body to survive after she died in her Staten Island home, authorities said […]


Kiyana McNeal (4) – Sherman Township, MI – Killed By A Doberman-Mix Within An Hour Of Adopting (10/23/16)

A 4-year-old girl tried to give her new dog a treat. Instead, it turned on her — and killed her. By Amy B Wang October 26, 2016 The dog attack that took place Sunday afternoon on a leafy street in southwestern Michigan happened so quickly — and was so tragic […]


Piper Dunbar (2) – Topeka, KS – Killed By Family Friend’s 2 Pit Bulls (9/24/16)

Topeka father heartbroken after 2-year-old attacked, killed by 2 dogs By Daniela Leon – Posted: Mon 12:27 AM, Sep 26, 2016 – Updated: Mon 12:46 AM, Sep 26, 2016 TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)— Around 8 p.m. Saturday night, 13 NEWS learned that the Topeka Police Department responded to a house located on the 800 […]


Baby Jane Doe (6-days) – College Station, TX – Killed By Breed Unknown (9/1/16)

College Station infant dies after incident with family dog By Rusty Surette – Posted: Fri 3:42 PM, Sep 23, 2016 – Updated: Fri 5:11 PM, Sep 23, 2016 COLLEGE STATION, Tex (KBTX)- College Station police have confirmed an infant died following an incident with the family’s dog. It happened in the family’s home […]


Susan Shawl (60) – Conifer, CO – Killed By Her Son’s 2 Family Pit Bulls (8/29/16)

Woman killed in Conifer by son’s pit bulls “barely conscious” when found; dogs to be euthanized Authorities identify victim as 60-year-old Susan Shawl; two dogs involved in attack were terrier-pit bull mixes By JESSE PAUL | jpaul@denverpost.com | The Denver Post – PUBLISHED: August 30, 2016 at 8:47 am | […]