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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November 2013, White County, AR Levi Watson, 4 Fatal pit bull attack 11/09/13: Police Confirm Pit Bulls County authorities have identified the 4-year old boy killed by up to three dogs on Friday and confirmed that the attacking dogs were … Continue reading
September 2012, Jefferson County, AR Deborah Rene Wilson Roberts, 45 Fatal Pit Bull Attack 09/10/12: The victim’s mother, Patsy Cannon, told KARK 4 News that she had warned her daughter that pit bulls were not good dogs to have as … Continue reading