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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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