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 3 deaths per year. From 2011 to 2018, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 25.5 deaths per year, an increase of over 740%.
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Bulldogs Must Go Baltimore American May 18, 1905 Bulldogs Must Go Not to Be Tolerated in Fraternities at Syracuse University Syracuse, NY, May 17 — Chancellor James B. Days, of Syracuse University, today ordered the fraternities to get rid of … Continue reading
1906: University of Illinois Bans ‘Pit’ Bulldogs from Campus and Urges Urbana and Champaign to Pass Ordinances Banning the Breed
Archive articles brought to you by the Pit Bull Attacks and Dogfighting in Illinois blog. Council Bars Bull Dogs Daily Illini (University of Illinois) January 25, 1906 Council Bars Bull Dogs A Rule is Passed Forbidding Them on the Campus … Continue reading
Deaths Spur Pit Bull Ban in Capital of Honduras Bangor Daily News, December 21, 2001. Deaths Spur Pit Bull Ban in Capital of Honduras Tegucigalpa, Honduras (2001) – Pit bulls will be banned in the Honduran capital and owners required … Continue reading
The Murderous Bulldog Daily Inter Ocean June 6, 1896 The Murderous Bulldog. Within the past two weeks three causes, additional to the multitude theretofore existing, have been assigned in favor of the passage of an act prohibitory of the keeping … Continue reading
Banish Bulldogs Says Mr. Gordon The Washington Herald September 29, 1911 Library of Congress Banish Bulldogs, Says Mr. Gordon ——- “Criminal Negligence” to foster the Breed ——- Protest to Commissioners ——- Attack by Canine on Little Anna Hayes Leads to … Continue reading