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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Brief Items of Local News August 13, 1917 The Robesonian Brief Items of Local News At a recent meeting the town fathers changed the bulldog tax from $25 to $3. However, a fine of $25 will be imposed on the … Continue reading
With the Alerman Asheville Daily Citizen November 12, 1892 Library of Congress With the Alderman Mr. Starnes promised to have an ordinance prepared by the next meeting, declaring bulldogs a nuisance and condemning them all to instant death, or something … Continue reading
In Police Circles August 2, 1904 Charlotte Observer In Police Circles Violated the Bull Dog Ordinance That bulldog ordinance is getting in its work on Mr. S. J. Biggers, the Seventh street groceryman, and Paul Biggers, his son, who are … Continue reading
After Vicious Dogs Charlotte Observer January 10, 1908 Statesville, NC After Vicious Dogs Statesville City Fathers Determined to Have Them All Muzzled Statesville, Jan 9 — There has been quite a stir in “bulldog circles” during the past few days. … Continue reading