Awareness


92-year-old woman attacked by neighbor’s pit bull while getting mail – Prince George, VA (4/16/15)

Police: Elderly woman attacked by neighbor’s pit bull By Marshall Norton – 4/16/15 Prince George police say an elderly woman was injured Thursday when a neighbor’s pit bull attacked her. Police said the attack happened Thursday afternoon in the 3600 block of Heritage Road. When the woman went to her […]


Raleigh, TN – Betty Brandon’s Pomeranian killed by neighbor’s pit bulls/German Shepherds that made headlines before (4/14/15)

More concerns about Raleigh neighborhood dogs: woman’s dog killed POSTED 6:10 PM, APRIL 14, 2015, BY CAITLIN ALEXANDER MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Raleigh woman told police vicious neighborhood dogs attacked her Pomeranian and killed it. This was the second time in a month WREG has responded to a complaint about the […]


Police Officer Fatally Shoots Pit Bull During Attack In Santa Fe, NM (4/9/15)

POLICE OFFICER FATALLY SHOOTS DOG DURING ATTACK IN SANTA FE; PUPS SEIZED  – By Tracy Clemons – Thursday, April 09, 2015 SANTA FE, TX (KTRK) — An officer is recovering after a pit bull attacked him at a storage unit on FM 1764 in Sante Fe. But it was who else the officer […]


Pit bull type dog attacks 8-year-old boy while walking with mother in Miami, FL (4/9/15) 2

Family speaks out after son attacked by dog WSVN.com – 4/10/15 MIAMI (WSVN) — A South Florida family is speaking out a day after their 8-year-old son was attacked by an American bulldog while walking in his neighborhood with his mother. Leon Montiel is recovering at Jackson Memorial Hospital 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 […]


Dog Attacks In The News (Feb, 2015 – April, 2015) 2

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 […]


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. […]


Hoxie, AR toddler attacked by newly adopted pit bull (4/6/15)

Hoxie toddler recovers after dog attack Posted by Symphonie Privett – 4/6/15 HOXIE, AR (KAIT) – A Hoxie toddler is recovering after her family’s newly adopted dog attacked her on Saturday. The child’s mother, Teala Hilderbran, said her family only had the dog 3 days before it attacked her daughter. Hilderbran […]