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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October 1850, Montgomery County, OH Baby Schenck, child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack Lewisburg Chronicle Library of Congress November 6, 1850 Awful Death of a Child Mrs. Schenck a widow, living some five miles beyond Montgomery, in this county, had … Continue reading