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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November 2019, Bay County, MI Brandy Boschen-O’Dell Fatal Pit Bull Attack View related map Bay City, MI – A 41-year old woman died Friday after being attacked by her pit bulls. Officers from the Bay City Department of Public Safety … Continue reading
October 2019, Oakland County, MI Benjamin Cobb, 4 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Hazel Park, MI – A 4-year old boy is dead in Hazel Park, Michigan after being mauled to death by a pit … Continue reading
August 2019, Wayne County, MI Emma Hernandez, 9 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Detroit, MI – The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Emma Hernandez. She died of multiple injuries and her … Continue reading
December 2015, Detroit, MI Xavier Strickland, 4 Fatal pit bull attack Detroit, MI – In a horrific attack, four pit bulls savagely attacked and killed a 4-year old boy as he walked down a residential sidewalk with his mother. The … Continue reading