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 3 deaths per year. From 2011 to 2018, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 25.5 deaths per year, an increase of over 740%.
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Mad Dog Tears Child Fatally; Bites Mother The Sun (New York) November 14, 1912 Library of Congress View related map Animal Waits Until Young Master, Ill, Is Alone and Attacks Him ———- Woman Tackles Brute ———- Battles to Save Children … Continue reading
Ordinance No. 24 The North Platte Semi-Weekly Tribune November 12, 1912 Library of Congress Ordinance No. 24 An ordinance requiring all persons who own, harbor, keep or control bull dogs to muzzle said bull dogs while running at large within … Continue reading
Interesting Local News Items The Day Book September 17, 1912 Library of Congress David Rosen, 911 S. Wood st., and David Alschuler, grocer, 1138 S. Morgan st., arrested for not muzzling their bull dogs. $25 and costs. The bulldog of … Continue reading
City Council… Daily Public Ledger August 6, 1912 Maysville, Kentucky Library of Congress Under suspension of the rules a “bull dog” ordinance was passed and adopted making it unlawful for such animals to run at larger unmuzzled under penalty of … Continue reading
June 1912, Cook County, 1912 Ignatz Obolhusky, < 1 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) View related map Ignatz Obolhusky, 8 months, badly bitten by bulldog owned by F. Vellack in rear of home 965 Milwaukee ave. Will die. – … Continue reading
December 1912, Jefferson County, AL Jasper Goff, 5 Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type) See related map Bulldog Kills Child Bessemer, AL Dec 16 – With his jaws locked on the throat of five-year-old Jasper Goff, a vicious bulldog strangled … Continue reading