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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Down on Bulldogs February 15, 1906 Daneville, Virginia The Times Dispatch Library of Congress Down on Bulldogs (Special to The Times-Dispatch) DANVILLE, VA., February 14 – Dogs was the chief topic of discussion at a lengthy meeting of Common Council … Continue reading
1906: University of Illinois Bans ‘Pit’ Bulldogs from Campus and Urges Urbana and Champaign to Pass Ordinances Banning the Breed
Archive articles brought to you by the Pit Bull Attacks and Dogfighting in Illinois blog. Council Bars Bull Dogs Daily Illini (University of Illinois) January 25, 1906 Council Bars Bull Dogs A Rule is Passed Forbidding Them on the Campus … Continue reading
May 1906, Lamar County, TX Mrs. James Crow, Adult Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map The Jimplecute May 5, 1906 Library of Congress Bitten by Bulldogs Lady Was So Fightfully Injured Death is Almost Certain Paris, Tex., … Continue reading