The other case that was on lockdown this year, where photos should have been released, is the case of Ryan Hazel, 14, who was killed by a professional “dog trainer’s” protection bred and trained dogs — a pack of them. Colleen Lynn, founder of, which tracks and investigates fatal dog maulings, says that, so far in 2019 (the year is not over yet) -- the following have been reported:  48 deaths from dog attacks, the highest on record. 8 dog breeds each contributed to 1 death, including: American bulldog, Belgian malinois, coonhound, doberman pinscher, Dutch shepherd, great dane, husky and mastiff. The pit bulls in Texas had a history of violence and had attacked another adult just before or after killing Ragsdale. No breed identification photograph was obtainable after a pit bull "detonated like a bomb" inside a Hazel Park, Michigan home on October 29, 2019 brutally killing 4-year old Benjamin Cobb. I wonder if the rise in fatal attacks on adults has anything to do a possible increase in unreported fatal maulings. Some of these cases involved stray dogs… Neither images were published by the news media, thus it was sourced to our FOIA and social media. Our nonprofit collected nearly half of these images through our research and FOIA efforts. This year our Call-to-Action involves a U.S. Senate bill soon to be considered by the U.S. House of Representatives. There is no reason to even one one of these things, let alone 4 of them. Thank you for this oh so accurate observation on the commonality of getting a second dog as ‘helper.’ I am still in the dog training game and this mantra is causing more problems than owners can manage. Fatal Dog Attacks states that 25% of fatal attacks were inflicted by chained dogs of many different breeds 7 The insurance industry paid more than $530 million in dog bite related claims in 2014 8 5,714 U.S. We track the identification photograph's original source. They know *exactly* what they’re looking for. It’s disgusting and shameful. 62% of victims were female; two male victims were killed by "packs" of dogs; and two victims were homeless ages 36-38 years. Thank you for your exhaustive research and detailed study. Again, they don’t get much exercise and now, little to no socialization. 85 y.o. Multi-dog attacks involving only 2 dogs are similar across all periods studied (19-23%). 2017 U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities We then can only rely on the news media being at the scene, social media images or obtaining an image through a FOIA request. The states of Florida and North Carolina had the most fatal dog attacks in 2018, each with 4 deaths. If it looks like a Great Pyr, it probably is a Great Pyr. They want to know what behaviour is expected of them so they will be rewarded by humans instead of ignored or vilified. Imagine how terrible this breed is, that they require their own well-funded LOBBY and army of internet agents to shut down and attack anyone telling the truth about this deadly breed! The pit lobby uses the same tried-and-true “hate speech” tactics used by those who wish to stifle the truth getting out. I would not mind her getting that dog back as long as she becomes his next victim. I hear dog fights all the time. Through our work, we hope to protect both people and pets from future attacks. The 4 other dogs were kept crated in separate rooms. A study released late last year showed which breeds are involved in the most fatal dog bite attacks. There may be multiple images of a dog, thus multiple sources may be attributed to a single death. In the case of Tanner Kinnamon, he was killed by his aunt's 2 rescue pit bulls. But which breed bites the most? That’s a lot of potential for liability. If you consider the social media “fury” after the two rescue great danes killed Mary Matthews, one would think images of those dogs would have been released by the dog warden. Another problem I noted is that *packs* of dogs are more likely to attack than a single dog. We also discovered that 1 dog bite fatality in 2019 was falsely attributed to a "cattle dog" instead of a pit bull-mix. The last time the CDC collected breed data about dogs involved in fatal human attacks was 1998. Of the 48 dog bite fatalities recorded in 2019, a record 81% (39) had some form of an identification photograph, the highest percentage since we began our collection effort. Who Can Identify a Pit Bull? Studies from previous years shows the 30-49 age group is the fastest rising group. Best of the Beast 33 33 views. A pack of protection-bred dogs inflicted the other death. Of all injuries related to dog bites and dog attacks, 57.9% were to males. Also, Dianne Reves was killed by a pack of 7 large dogs while in her own backyard. These photographs are not included in our overall analysis; they were unavailable at that time. Many of the human victims were disfigured or killed while trying to protect their pets from dog attack. Tags: fatally attacking pit bull social media. That’s abuse in my book. Pit bulls again in 2019 accounted for 70%-plus of attacks. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. We shouldn’t have to worry about getting killed by a dog, or packs of dogs, in this country. At least four more off-property attacks should have resulted in charges, but did not, including the death of Jaysiah Chavez, 2, who was in his own yard when two roaming rottweilers attacked him. Comparing the same two periods, attacks involving ≥ 3 dogs have risen from 11% to 29%, a 164% increase. He fosters pits, advocates against dog fighting and pit abuse (good, but how many people really need to be convinced that dog fighting and abuse of pits are bad things? They reveal that only 800,000 of all dog bites need medical attention. They did so because these breeds pose an "unreasonable risk to the health and safety" of personnel in family housing areas. In April 2019, I co-opted the England & Wales page and started to add fatalites into a table in a similar manner as the articles Fatal dog attacks in the United States and Fatal dog attacks in Canada. The number of bear attacks in California decreased by 99% between 1998–2019. Fatal dog attack statistics by breed for 2019. Fatal attacks on humans by dogs. So many problems with this trend…. Animal advocates love to quote the saying by Ghandi “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” How about the way the victims of dog attacks are treated? The victims keep piling up but these dogs continue to be marketed in pop culture. The relationship between physical traits and appearance in ALL dogs is common sense. I absolutely agree with the “rescue dogs are just a way to excuse training failures” school of thought. In 2017, we first began examining how traditional dog bite fatality metrics have changed or remained the same since the early CDC studies. At the time, 4 other pit bull-type dogs belonging to his aunt were crated in her home. This is a 449% increase since the early 90s. In 2019, 88% (29 of 33) of pit bull-inflicted fatalities had some form of a breed identification photograph, the highest percentage in our records. Only the truth is attacked in this world…so if you want to know the truth…look for the messages that are the most hated and repressed…. 2. Jump down to view all 2019 breed identification photographs or read our analysis first. Both fatal dog attacks were perpetrated by family pit bulls. 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