dog bite related fatalities


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 […]


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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 […]


Frederick Crutchfield – 63-years old – Coal Hill, AR – Killed by pack of dogs (2/4/15) 2

Arkansas State Police assist Johnson County Sheriff’s Office in Death Investigation  Posted on Feb 5, 2015 – by Michelle Jostmeyer Upon arrival officers from the Coal Hill Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office found a 63-year-old male unresponsive. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence in Coal […]


Rita Ross Woodward – 64-years old – Corpus Christi, TX (12/15/14) DBRF #41

Texas woman dies after foster dogs attack her CNN – Wednesday, December 17, 2014 – 11:51am CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS (KIII) — A Texas woman died after she was attacked by dogs she was fostering at her home in Corpus Christi. Animal control officers removed several dogs from the home of Rita […]


Bobbie Cheveallier – 85-years old – Grant Parish, LA (12/1/14) DBRF #39

Pollock woman critical after mauling by stray dogs By Melissa Gregory | [email protected] | (318) 792-18075:46 p.m. CST November 29, 2014   Bobbie Cheveallier was attacked Wednesday afternoon by two or three stray dogs after she took some trash to burn outside at her home on La. Highway 8, just […]


Jose Robles – 62-years old – Madison, NC (11/24/14) DBRF #38

15 dogs seized; possible connection to death investigation in Rockingham County POSTED 5:10 PM, DECEMBER 4, 2014, BY CARTER COYLE MADISON, N.C. — The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office seized 15 dogs to investigate whether they are connected to a 62-year-old man’s death. Jose Cruz-Cazares Robles was first reported missing by his […]