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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February 1924, Jewell County, KS Letha Sanders, Child Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Belleville Tellescope February 21, 1924 Girl is killed by bull dog Mankato, Kansas, February 9 – Miss Letha Sanders, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sanders … Continue reading
December 2012, Shawnee County, KS Savannah Edwards, 2 Fatal pit bull attack UPDATE 12/14/12: WIBW.com shows footage of the “rescued” pit bull being directed into the county animal control vehicle and interviews several neighbors. Ruth Courville, who is new to … Continue reading