American Staffordshire Terrier


Jocelyn Winfrey (53) – New Haven, CT – Killed By 2 Pit Bull Type Dogs While Visiting Friend (6/27/16)

Dog-Mauling Victim Dies by PAUL BASS | Jun 28, 2016 7:29 am Jocelyn Winfrey died at Yale-New Haven Hospital Monday morning with her mother beside her bed one week after two dogs ripped apart her body. Doctors stopped life support for Winfrey, who was in a medically induced coma, according to […]


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, […]


Antoinette Brown (52) – Dallas, TX – Killed By A Pack Of 4 Pit Bull-Mixes, Rottweiler, Shepherd & Doberman-Mixes (5/9/16)

Owners of dogs that mauled Dallas woman could face criminal charges, police chief says  – Sarah Mervosh, Breaking News Enterprise reporter – 5/8/16 Dallas Police Chief David Brown took to Twitter on Sunday to explain why his department waited nearly a week to disclose that a woman had been mauled by a […]


Adonis Reddick (45) – St. Louis County, MO – Killed By His Own Pit Bull (5/9/16)

Advocate for people with disabilities killed by dog in his St. Louis County home, police say By Joel Currier St. Louis Post-Dispatch – May 11, 2016 ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A man who advocated for others in the region who have disabilities was attacked and killed by one of his own pit […]


Suzanne Story (36) – Hertford, NC – Killed By A Pit Bull-Mix She Adopted 2 Weeks Earlier (2/10/16) 1

Mother of two killed by her dog in Perquimans County Brian Farrell and Staff, 13News Now 9:57 p.m. EST February 11, 2016 PERQUIMANS COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) — A mother of two in Snug Harbor died Wednesday after her dog mauled her inside her home. Perquimans County Sheriff Eric Tilley said the attack happened around […]


Talen Nathan West (7) – Lumberton, NC – Killed By Neighbor’s Pit Bull While Playing In The Woods With His Brother (1/24/16) 1

Dog kills 7-year-old, injures another child First Posted: 7:19 pm – January 24th, 2016 Updated: 9:24 pm – January 24th, 2016 – The Robesonien LUMBERTON — One child has died and another was injured after they were attacked by a pit bull this morning, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s […]


Payton Sawyers (1) – Independence, VA – Killed By Pit Bull-Mix While Under Care Of Babysitters (1/8/16)

UPDATE: 15-month-old dies of injuries from pitbull attack in Grayson County Two people have been charged. Illegal drugs and ammunition were also found in the home Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com – POSTED: 01:38 PM EST Jan 08, 2016    UPDATED: 02:51 PM EST Jan 09, 2016 Two people have been charged with having a vicious dog after a 15-month-old child suffered life-threatening injuries after […]


Recent Dogfighting Busts and Discoveries

DOG FIGHTING It is important to address exactly what is dog fighting and its role in history since it is referenced frequently when discussing canine related issues. Daxton’s Friends for Canine Education & Awareness speaks openly and honestly about breeds that descend from fighting bloodlines and the potential dangers they […]


Tyler Trammell-Huston (9) – Linda, CA – Killed By Sister’s 3 Pit Bulls After She Left Him Alone With The Dogs (1/3/16) 5

Boy mauled to death in Linda trailer by pit bulls By Monica Vaughan mvaughan@appealdemocrat.com – Posted: Monday, January 4, 2016 11:16 am | Updated: 7:04 pm, Fri Jan 22, 2016 A 9-year-old boy was mauled to death by three pit bull dogs when he was left alone in his sister’s trailer home, […]