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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June 2020, St. Tammany Parish, LA Barbara Cook, 72 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Mandeville, LA – An elderly woman died at the hospital after being attacked by two family pit bulls Thursday at her home, authorities confirmed. … Continue reading
February 2020, Caddo Parish, LA Geraldine Hamlin, 64 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Shreveport, LA – On Friday night, a Shreveport news station reported that a 64-year old woman died after being attacked by two family pit bulls … Continue reading
January 2018, West Monroe, LA Laura Ray, 53-years old Fatal pit bull attack View related map West Monroe, LA – The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed that a woman died after being severely attacked by a dog at a pet … Continue reading
March 2014, Terrebonne Parish, LA Mia DeRouen, 4 Fatal pit bull attack View related map 03/26/14: Passed Through Window Houma, LA – A family pit bull killed a 4-year old girl3 Tuesday night at the Houma Highlands apartment complex and … Continue reading