2013 Dog Bite Related Fatalities


Pamela Devitt (5/9/13) DBRF #13 1

  Pamela Devitt 63-years old | Littlerock, CA Pamela Devitt, 63-years old, was viciously mauled by four pit bulls while taking her morning walk. A passing motorist saw the woman on the ground being attacked and called 911. Authorities said her injuries included being “scalped” and one arm removed. The […]


Rachael Honabarger (5/2/13) DBRF #12

  Click here to view story on DogsBite.org Rachael Honabarger 35-years old | Coshocton, OH Rachael Honabarger, 35-years old, was brutally attacked by her family German shepherd, sustaining life-threatening injuries. A neighbor driving by her residence saw that she was in clear distress with the dog beside her. As the […]


Beau Rutledge (4/24/13) DBRF #11

              Written by Angela and Jeremiah Rutledge My Story   Our son was brutally killed by our pet pit bull of 8 years…On April 24, 2013 we lost both our beautiful son Beau and our family dog, affectionately known as Kissy Face. Our dog had been part […]


Jordyn Arndt (4/23/13) DBRF #10

                  Pit Bull Kills 4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Jordyn Arndt; Babysitter Arrested On Felony Charges By Denise A Justin, Fri, April 26, 2013 A beautiful, bubbly 4-year-old Prairie City girl, Jordyn Arndt, already known for her love of animals and passion for the outdoors, […]


Claudia Gallardo (4/11/13) DBRF #9

                          Stockton Woman Killed By Pit Bull: ‘I Tried To Save Her Life, But I Couldn’t’ The Record, Stockton, Calif.  |  By Jason Anderson Posted: 04/13/2013 2:12 pm EDT  |  Updated: 04/13/2013 3:45 pm EDT STOCKTON — Javier Sanchez Sr. and his wife, […]


Tyler Jett (4/7/13) DBRF #8

    Pit Bull Attack: Mother Kisses 7-Year-Old Tyler Jett Goodbye As He Dies After Fatal Mauling By Denise A Justin, Thu, April 11, 2013 On Tuesday, April 2, seven-year-old Tyler Jett was riding his bicycle home from school when two Pit Bulls–one described as brindle and the other as an […]


Monica Laminack (3/27/13) DBRF #7

                Monica Renee Laminack, Toddler, Attacked, Killed By Pit Bulls Outside Georgia Home By RUSS BYNUM 03/28/13 05:49 PM ET EDT ELLABELL, Ga. — A toddler who slipped outside through a doggie door was mauled to death by her family’s seven dogs in the […]


Ryan Maxwell (3/2/13) DBRF #5

        Owner of dog that killed child: ‘I want to die instead’ By TOM LOEWY Posted Mar. 11, 2013 @ 12:01 am Updated Mar 11, 2013 at 10:04 AM GALESBURG Ashiyah Ferguson doesn’t sleep anymore. Not since March 2. Not since her pit bull killed a 7-year-old […]


Isaiah Aguilar (2/16/13) DBRF #4

    Texas 2-year-old fatally mauled by pit bull as owner allegedly watches, then shuts door without trying to help Isaiah Aguilar of Sabinal went to retrieve a balloon blown up for him by his sister when the tied-up pit bull attacked. BY MICHAEL WALSH / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / Tuesday, February 19, […]