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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 […]


Susie Kirby (3-days) – Fresno, CA – Killed By The Family’s 2 Pit Bull/Shar Pei Mixes (6/27/16)

3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in California AP June 28, 2016, 2:01 PM FRESNO, Calif. – Police in Central California say two family dogs killed a 3-day-old baby after her mother left her on the couch and walked away for a few seconds. Fresno Police Sgt. Dan Macias tells […]


Valente Lopez Aguirre (58) – Fresno County, CA – Killed By Pack Of Dogs (4/14/16)

Identification Made on Man Found Dead in a Canal Media Relations – Fresno County Sheriff’s Office 4/15/16 – The Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in this case.  He is Valente Lopez Aguirre, 58, of Kerman. 4/14/16 – Just before 3:00 pm on Thursday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s […]


Joshua Phillip Strother – Killed by recently adopted pit bull after climbing a fence – Henderson County, NC (7/7/15) 1

A SIX YEAR OLD MOUNTAIN HOME CHILD IS DEAD AFTER BEING ATTACKED BY A PIT BULL HENDERSON COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE CONTINUING THEIR INVESTIGATION TODAY AFTER A SIX YEAR OLD CHILD WAS ATTACKED AND KILLED BY A PIT BULL DOG TUESDAY AFTERNOON. By WHKP News Director Larry Freeman 3am 7/8/15 The dead […]


Norberto Legarda – Killed by Oscar Rodriguez’s 3 pit bulls while looking after his daughter’s lab – Pecos, TX – (7/2/15)

Update: Multiple Pit Bulls Involved in Deadly Mauling  Posted on Jul 2, 2015 – by Lauren Lanmon PECOS – Police are still investigating after an 83-year-old Pecos man was mauled to death by three Pit Bulls. The Pecos Police chief says this is the first time he has ever seen anything […]


Dog Attacks In The News (Feb, 2015 – April, 2015) 2

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 a role in our mission. Daxton’s Friends believes that the media does an accurate job […]


WHY DO WE CALL THEM ‘PIT BULL TYPE DOGS’? 10

We use the term ‘pit bull type dog’ because that is biologically the most accurate term. In order to understand this, you have to look at the biological history of the present day pit bull type dogs. Their history is twofold. The bulldog: The bull-baiting, bear-baiting, horse-shredding ‘bulldog’ has existed […]


To Daxton’s Friends – by Linda Perry

Thank you for sharing all these true stories. Indeed, so many lives will be saved; so many lives will be changed, so many babies, children, teens and adults will be saved by hearing these stories. These are the true stories that reach into people’s hearts and helps them make changes, […]


Malaki Mildward – 7-years old – Killed By Two Family Pit Bull-mixes While Playing In His Yard 1

Page County youth dies from dog attack  – Posted on Jan 22, 2015 – by Chuck Morris (Clarinda) — Page County Sheriff Lyle Palmer reports a 7-year-old Page County boy was killed this afternoon following an attack by the family’s dog. Palmer says Page County deputies were called at 4:53 p.m to […]


Edward L. Cahill – 40-years old – Portage, IN (12/25/14) DBRF #42

Dog that killed owner in Portage euthanized; no autopsy planned By Amy Lavalley Special to the Tribune December 29, 2014 8:32PM PORTAGE — A pit bull involved in a fatal mauling of its owner on Christmas Day was euthanized the day after the attack, according to Portage Animal Control. And […]