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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Gaston June 28, 1907 Gastonia (Gaston County) North Carolina Yorkville Enquirer Library of Congress Gaston, NC – Gastonia Gazette, June 25 … An ordinance passed by the city council last week places a penalty of $50 on the owner of … Continue reading
Three Ordinances Passed at Adjourned Session Wednesday Afternoon Gainesville Daily Sun October 26, 1907 Gainsville, Florida Library of Congress The ordinance providing that bulldogs running at large upon the streets must be muzzled, and providing a penalty for the failure … Continue reading
February 1907, Philadelphia County, PA Lena Smith, Adult Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) Gainsville Daily Sun February 16, 1907 Library of Congress Woman Killed by Vicious Dog Philadelphia, Feb. 15 — Mrs. Lena Smith of this city, who was … Continue reading
May 1907, Knox County, IN Baby Doe Miller, 2 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) Fierce Dog Mangles Wee Girl The 2-year old daughter of William Miller of Vincennes, IND., was attacked by a bulldog and fatally injured. The beast … Continue reading