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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February 1909, Letcher County, KY Harrison Banks, Jr., Adult Fatal dog attack involving bulldog (pit bull-type) The Winchester News Fabruary 20, 1909 Library of Congress Elijah Banks Sets Dog on His Brother, Harrison, Whom He Had Struck Down. It now … Continue reading