dog bite related fatalities


Sebastian Caban (3 days) – San Diego, CA – Killed By The Family Pit Bull-Mix While Lying In Bed With His Parents (4/21/16)

Rescue Dog in Baby’s Death Euthanized at Owner’s Decision: Dept. Animal Services The newborn, Sebastian Caban, was with his parents and the family dog in a bed on April 21 when the mother suddenly coughed, according to an autopsy report. By R. Stickney – Published at 12:15 PM PDT on Apr 27, […]


Valente Lopez Aguirre (58) – Fresno County, CA – Killed By Pack Of Dogs (4/14/16)

Identification Made on Man Found Dead in a Canal Media Relations – Fresno County Sheriff’s Office 4/15/16 – The Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in this case.  He is Valente Lopez Aguirre, 58, of Kerman. 4/14/16 – Just before 3:00 pm on Thursday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s […]


Sonda Dyan Tyson (66) – Leesburg, FL – Killed By Her Own Pit Bull-Bullmastiff mix (3/31/16) 2

Leesburg police identify woman mauled to death by her dog Ryan Gillespie – Contact Reporter – Orlando Sentinel – (4/1/16) Leesburg police today identified the woman they believed was mauled by her own dog Thursday night as Sonda Tyson, a 66-year-old grandmother. Tyson was found by her granddaughter and daughter-in-law lying in a pool […]


Bessie Flowers (86) – Charlotte, NC – Killed By Her Daughter’s 2 Pit Bulls While Visiting (3/28/16)

Relatives mourn 86-year-old woman killed by family pit bulls by: Alexa Ashwell, Paul Boyd Updated: Mar 30, 2016 – 8:50 AM CHARLOTTE, N.C. – An 86-year-old woman died after a dog attack in a south Charlotte home Monday afternoon, according to police. The call came in around 12:56 p.m. on […]


Gladys Alexander (92) – Olympia, WA – Killed By Her Neighbor’s 4 Pit Bull-Mixes While Delivering Newspaper (3/8/16) 1

Washington state woman, 92, killed in mauling by four dogs at neighbor’s home BY TOBIAS SALINGER – NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 8:14 PM A 92-year-old woman attacked by four dogs in her neighbor’s home near Olympia, Wash., died Tuesday, police said. Gladys Alexander was mauled by four […]


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 […]


Amiyah Dunston – Killed By a Pit Bull While Playing In The Backyard

Investigators still probing dog attack that killed girl, 9, who was playing in yard of LI home THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  – First Posted: November 09, 2015 – 8:34 pm – Last Updated: November 09, 2015 – 8:34 pm ELMONT, New York — Police have identified the 9-year-old girl who died after being […]


Edgar Brown – Killed By 5 Pit Bulls in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

OKC Man Dies After Being Mauled By Five Dogs Posted: Oct 21, 2015 9:31 PM CDT Updated: Oct 21, 2015 9:31 PM CDT – BY EVAN ANDERSON, NEWS 9 OKLAHOMA CITY – A metro man died following an attack by five pit bulls and now, his family wants justice. They say the attack happened […]


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 […]


The Huffington Post shoots themselves in both feet – Trashes PETA 7

Comments on DogsBite.org Facebook page   “Interesting – this appears to have REALLY put the proverbial cat among the pigeons.It’s about time that a large public organisation spoke out fearlessly with regards to this issue.There are FAR too many Pit Bulls and their mixes; most people do not WANT them, […]