factU.S. fatal pit bull attacks have surpassed 370 since 1998; the last year the CDC studied fatal dog attack data by breed. In the last 8-year period of the CDC study (1991 to 1998), pit bulls averaged 2.9 deaths per year. From 2013 to 2020, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 28.4 deaths per year, an increase of over 850%.
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Category Archives: 2017 Fatal Pit Bull Attack
December 2017, Bell County, KY Lorraine Saylor, 66 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Arjay, KY – At approximately 10:20 this morning Deputy Robin Venable responded to a call of a dog attack in the Wieser Branch area of … Continue reading
December 2017, oochland County, Virginia Bethany Stephens, 22-years old Fatal pit bull attack View related map Goochland County, VA – On Friday, Goochland County Sheriff James Agnew gave a press conference about a 22-year old woman who was mauled to … Continue reading
December 2017, Section, AL Emily Colvin, 24-years old Fatal pit bull attack View related map Section, AL – Authorities confirmed that a pack of pit bulls killed a 24-year old woman and injured another Thursday morning. 24-year old Emily Mae … Continue reading
August 2017, Hartwell, GA Paris Adams, 20-months old Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Hart County, GA – Hart County Sheriff Mike Cleveland confirmed a young boy is dead after being fatally attacked by two family … Continue reading
May 2017, Clark County, NV Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee, < 1 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death Las Vegas, NV – A family pit bull-mix mauled a baby to death in the northwest Las Vegas Valley, police said. The Metropolitan … Continue reading