Jeff Borchardt


On a wing and a prayer – Volunteers hit the streets in Columbus, Ohio (5/30/15) 9

Written by Richard Prince We were frustrated. The accounts of human deaths by pit bulls (or fighting breed dogs) did not seem to be syndicated across the country via the mainstream media. The public did not seem to know about the high recurrence of these tragic events and the mounting […]


Hounded: Written by Jeff Borchardt 97

Hounded By Jeff Borchardt The Kübler-Ross model, I guess there’s really no way to describe grief. The pain that goes with it. The emptiness. That lump in your throat that won’t go away. I have actually prayed to God that a comet would slam into the Earth and end it […]


The Pit Bull Lobby

On August 16th, 2014, Daxton’s father, Jeff Borchardt, completed a lengthy blog post explaining how the pit bull lobby operates and is funded. He wrote it with the help of other victims advocates from the Victims Of Dangerous Dogs Advocacy Network. This blog post will simply highlight some of the […]


Babysitter shares her story after pit bulls kill 14-month-old boy a year ago

    Babysitter shares her story after pit bulls kill 14-month-old boy a year ago   EAST TROY, Wis. —It’s taken a year for former babysitter Sue Iwicki to find the courage to share her story after her pit bulls mauled a toddler to death. She’s now joined the family […]


Daxton’s Friends In The News

Cities, states rethinking laws banning pit bulls, other breeds   BILL DRAPER The Associated Press “Everything is telling us these animals are safe if you raise them right,” said Jeff Borchardt, an East Troy, Wis., man whose 14-month-old son was mauled to death a year ago by two pit bulls […]


Daxton James Borchardt (3/6/13) DBRF #6 2

                  American Pit Bull Terrier The ‘bull and terrier’ type was originally developed in England in the early 19th century. The lineage goes back to the mastiff / molosser types, including what we now call the Olde English Bulldogge, that were used for […]


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) […]