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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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