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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Many New Ordinances April 6, 1909 Hopkinsville, Kentucky Hopkinsville Kentuckian Library of Congress Many New Ordinances – Most of them Ordering Concrete Pavements Laid on Various Streets – COUNCIL’S MEETING The City Council held a busy session Friday night will … Continue reading
January 5, 1909 Walkerville, Montana Anaconda Standard – Page 7 Walkerville Town Has New Dog Law Additional Duties Are Given to the Town Marshal … Among other things it requires a license of $2 annually for every dog in the … Continue reading
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
Topics of the Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City New York Times December 14, 1909 Topics of The Times No Place for Bulldogs in a City Hardly a month passes that the papers do not have to record … Continue reading