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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May 2020, Mount Vernon, AR Robert Taylor, 9 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Faulkner County, AR – On Thursday at 9:15 am, the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a 9-year old boy … Continue reading
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