pit bull attack


Payton Sawyers (1) – Independence, VA – Killed By Pit Bull-Mix While Under Care Of Babysitters (1/8/16)

UPDATE: 15-month-old dies of injuries from pitbull attack in Grayson County Two people have been charged. Illegal drugs and ammunition were also found in the home Web Staff, WDBJ7, [email protected] – POSTED: 01:38 PM EST Jan 08, 2016    UPDATED: 02:51 PM EST Jan 09, 2016 Two people have been charged with having a vicious dog after a 15-month-old child suffered life-threatening injuries after […]


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 […]


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 […]


Xavier Strickland (4) Killed By 4 Pit Bulls Walking To School With Mother (Detroit, MI) 4

4-year-old boy dies after being mauled by pit bulls in Detroit Witnesses say dogs dragged boy under fence By Local 4 – ClickOnDetroit news staff – Posted: 1:43 PM, December 03, 2015 – Updated: 1:43 PM, December 03, 2015 DETROIT – A 4-year-old boy died after being mauled by multiple dogs Wednesday in […]


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 | [email protected] – 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Lamarkus Hicks – Killed By Neighbor’s Pit Bull-Mix

2-year-old boy dies in dog attack in W.Va.  – Posted on Sep 29, 2015 – by Dave McMillion BAKER HEIGHTS, W.Va. — A 2-year-old boy died Monday after he was attacked by a neighbor’s boxer-mix dog on Charles Town Road in Baker Heights, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department. The boy […]


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, […]