Awareness


Maria Torres (57) – Killed By Her Own Pit Bulls While Breaking Up Fight (Gridley, CA)

Gridley Pit Bull Owner’s Death Still a Mystery POSTED 6:27 PM, DECEMBER 17, 2015, BY LONNIE WONG GRIDLEY — Butte County Sheriff’s detectives are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine how 57-year-old Maria Torres died. Deputies went to her home just outside Gridley after she did not show up […]


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, […]


Emilio Rios Sr. – Killed by 2 Pit Bull-Mixes While Watering Plants in North Shore, CA

65-year-old North Shore dog attack victim ID’d Rosalie Murphy, The Desert Sun – 9:15 a.m. PDT September 9, 2015 The victim of Tuesday’s fatal dog attack in North Shore was identified as a 65-year-old resident. Emilio Rios was pronounced dead at 6:32 a.m. in front of a home at 70-670 Sea […]


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 […]


Mischa Lazar – Living in fear after a pit bull attack

We had decided to walk across a high school’s empty football field to get back to the car, after taking our two terriers for a walk through the forest. Little did we realize what was awaiting our little group of four when we emerged from the trees. When we were […]


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A word from Jeff Borchardt and Daxton’s Friends I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to the victims, the survivors and their families as well as advocates of our struggle against the growing epidemic of pit bull and fighting breed dog attacks. Today we launch our billboard initiative thanks to […]


Chicago, IL – Pit bull kills 5-yr-old James W. Nevils III – Neighbors hit dog with rocks to stop attack (5/25/15) 1

ABC 7 Chicago BOY MAULED TO DEATH: A pit bull killed a young boy last night in the 8900-block of S. Carpenter in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood. Witnesses tell us they tried to rescue the boy who sources say is believed to be 5-years-old. Neighbors used rocks and other objects to […]


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 […]


2-mo-old, Brayden Lamar Wilson – Killed by the family pit bull when dad went outside to turn on sprinkler (4/20/15)

2-Month-Old Boy Killed, Mauled by Family’s Pit Bull By Brian Roth – 4/20/15 A 2-month-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon and his mother was injured when the family’s pit bull attacked the child inside their Dallas home, police said. Police said a man left his son — later identified as Brayden Wilson […]