The complete 2020 U.S. & Canadian dog attack death log as we know it: Deaths involving pit bulls 1) McKenzie Terwell, 4 months, Dayton, OH, 1-9-2020; family pit bull. (See Deaths by pit bull: will new California law slow the mayhem?) 2) Donald W. Abner, 55, Conway, KY, 1-10-2020; Melissa Wolke charged with murder. (Also see Deaths by pit […]
How often are pit bull ban repeals followed by fatal & disfiguring attacks?
More than 40% of jurisdictions that repeal pit bull bans have a fatal or disfiguring attack within 30 months PROSSER, Washington––Christin Gregerson, 45, and son Hunter, 15, beat the odds on April 8, 2022. First of all, they survived an unprovoked attack by as many as seven pit bulls. Second, unknown to them, Christin […]
Dog attacks: COVID-19 made 2020 the strangest year yet
Forty percent of pit bull attack disfigurements not reported? Dog attack fatalities were up in 2020, but disfiguring dog attacks were down? Pit bull attack fatalities rose to the second highest total in a year on record, yet disfiguring pit bull attacks dropped by 62%? How could this be, in view that fatalities are a […]