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 1891, Warren County, IN Mary Glendenning, 35 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Sun (Indiana) October 2, 1891 Killed by a Bull-Dog One Woman Horribly Lacerated and Another Injured —– A Vicious Baltimore Brute Attacks His Mistress–A Neighbor Attempts … Continue reading
April 1891, Los Angeles County, CA Don Shorb, 7 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map The Record Union April 11, 1891 Library of Congress Fatally Bitten by a Bulldog Los Angeles, April 10 – Don Shorb, 7-year … Continue reading