Canine education


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 […]


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, […]


Nyjah Espinosa (2) – Killed By Father’s Pit Bull Type Dog – (Miami-Dade, FL) 1

Girl, 2, Killed in Dog Attack in Miami-Dade By Willard Shepard – Published Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 A South Florida family is coping with a terrible tragedy after a young girl was the victim of a dog attack just days before her second birthday. Nyjah Espinosa, who would have celebrated her birthday […]


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 […]


Carter Hartle (11-mo) Killed By Family Pit Bull/Shar Pei-Mix (Oneida County, New York)

Deadly pit bull attack: Breed can be risky because it won’t let go, dog warden says By Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com – Email the author | Follow on Twitter on November 16, 2015 at 3:45 PM The 2-year-old pit bull named Diesel was in the family’s living room about 7:15 p.m. Sunday […]


Anthony Riggs (57) – Killed By A Rottweiler He Adopted Earlier That Day (Madison County, TN)

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the investigation determined that Anthony Riggs, 57, was killed by his newly adopted Rottweiler. The Jackson Sun | jacksonsun.com November 13, 2015 Click here to read post Facebook commenter and witness Teresa Sanchez wrote: “He wasn’t growling or showing teeth, he just bit us like […]


Pit Bull Owners Killed Or Seriously Injured By Their Own Dogs 5

The following is a collection of news stories where pit bull owners and their immediate family members were seriously wounded or killed by their own dogs. It is common to read pit bull owners say, “it’s all how you raise them” and “it’s the owners” in comment threads after a […]


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 […]


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, […]