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Hunter Bragg (7) – Corinna, ME – Killed By A Pit Bull While Playing In Father’s Yard (6/4/16)

Bangor boy, Hunter Bragg, identified as victim in fatal dog attack involving pit bull  By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff – Posted June 06, 2016, at 3:14 p.m. – Last modified June 07, 2016, at 1:17 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor boy has been identified as the victim of a deadly […]


Earl Stephens Jr. (43) – Stockton, CA – Killed By 3 Pit Bulls While Visiting A Friend – (6/4/16)

Stockton man dies after pit bull attack Jeff Cousins – Digital Media Manager – Updated: 6:39 AM PDT Jun 6, 2016 – Stockton, CA – (KCRA) Deputies were called about 4 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of North Gertrude Avenue Neighbors said the man, identified as Earl Stephens Jr., 43, of Stockton, […]


Tanner Smith – Killed By 2 Pit Bulls While Jumping On A Trampoline

Vidor kindergarten student Tanner Smith dies after attacked by two dogs Updated: Monday, October 19 2015, 06:23 AM CDT VIDOR – by Patrina Bostic Tanner Smith would have turned 6-years-old on Tuesday, but died Sunday after he was attacked by two pit bulls, his grandmother Melissa Phillips told Fox 4 […]


Lamarkus Hicks – Killed By Neighbor’s Pit Bull-Mix

2-year-old boy dies in dog attack in W.Va.  – Posted on Sep 29, 2015 – by Dave McMillion BAKER HEIGHTS, W.Va. — A 2-year-old boy died Monday after he was attacked by a neighbor’s boxer-mix dog on Charles Town Road in Baker Heights, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department. The boy […]


Carmen Reigada – Kill By a Pit Bull Type-Mix and “Lab-Mix.”

Elderly woman killed in possible dog attack Posted: Sep 22, 2015 9:32 PM CDT – Updated: Nov 17, 2015 10:40 PM CST SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) — Police are investigating after an elderly woman, who they said was mauled by dogs, was found dead inside her home. According to Miami-Dade Police, […]


A message to Tia Torres – by Roxanne Hartrich

Dear Tia Torres, On January 17th 2014 my daughter Kara was attacked and brutally mauled to death on her 4th birthday by the very dog we purchased for her at x-mas the year before. She thought that dog hung the moon, she had tea parties with him, he would sleep […]


Kenneth Ford – 1 of 3 victims attacked by 3 pit bulls last month in Pahrump, Nevada dies (4/14/15)

Man attacked by pit bulls in Pahrump dies By Pashtana Usufzy (contact) – Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | 3:19 p.m. A man who was attacked by three pit bulls last month in Pahrump has died, according to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office. Kenneth Ford died at a hospital just over a […]


Pit bull previously deemed dangerous attacks and kills a neighbor’s miniature poodle in Shoreview, MN (4/7/15)

Dog Deemed ‘Dangerous’ Mauls Miniature Poodle In Front Of Owner Kate Raddatz – 4/7/15 MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Shoreview woman is mourning the loss of her dog. The miniature poodle, named Freddie, was mauled by another dog while the two were out for a walk. “He just was just the cutest […]


Pit Bull Attacks In The News (December, 2014 – April, 2015)

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 […]


Albuquerque family outraged as killer pit bull is back with owner (4/6/15)

Family outraged killer dog is back with owner By Gabrielle Burkhart – Published: April 6, 2015, 10:15 pm ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A woman said she felt helpless as she watched a pit bull violently attack and kill her small dog. She said the pit bull yanked her dog from her own yard. […]