2005 dog bite fatality citations ::

U.S. dog bite fatality citations are primarily gathered through news reports at the time of the attack. Copies of news reports are available upon request. Learn more about our data collection process.

  • Marc Benjamin, "Clovis boy dies in dog attack," The Fresno Bee, January 3, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Marc Benjamin, "DA won't file charges in fatal dog mauling," The Fresno Bee, April 13, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Marc Benjamin, "Mauled boy's kin asks for dog laws," The Fresno Bee, June 8, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • Kerri Ginis, "Laws with teeth," The Fresno Bee, July 17, 2005 (www.fresnobee.com)
  • "Fresno County Supervisors Approve Tyler's Law," ABC 30, KFSN-TV, November 4, 2005 (www.abclocal.go.com)
  • Brandi Hitt, "Animal C.S.I.: UC Davis Helps Solve The Mystery," CBS 13, November 21, 2006 (cbs13.com)
  • Corin Hoggard, "Fresno Pit Bulls had a History of Violence," ABC 30, KFSN-TV, July 17, 2008 (www.abclocal.go.com)
  • Todd Welvaert, "Police believe dog attack, hypothermia killed Erie girl, 14," The Dispatch, January 29, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Thomas Geyer and Kay Luna, "Cause found in girl's death," Quad-City Times, January 29, 2005 (www.qctimes.com)
  • Thomas Geyer, "Dog owner 'devastated' by attack on teen," Quad-City Times, January 30, 2005 (www.qctimes.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Animal owner is focus of probe," Quad-City Times, February 10, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Vicious pet bill is introduced in Erie girl's honor," Quad-City Times, February 15, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Jury: No charges in death of Lydia," Quad-City Times, March 4, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Kay Luna, "Jury rules Erie girl's death accidental," Quad-City Times, April 14, 2005 (www.qconline.com)
  • Duaa Eldeib, "Law would target owners of dangerous dogs," Cary Grove Countryside, November 24, 2005 (www.pioneerlocal.com)
  • Laura Boman, "Elderly woman killed by dog in Lanett Neighborhood," Opelika-Auburn News, February 5, 2005 (www.oanow.com)
  • Pat Gillespie, "Police examine dog attack," The Ledger-Enquirer, February 6, 2005 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • Melanie Bennett, "Police seek dog complaints," The Ledger-Enquirer, February 7, 2005 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • Tamiko Lowery, "Lanett dog owner arrested," Opelika-Auburn News, February 17, 2005 (www.oanow.com)
  • Brock Parker, "Lanett Police Arrest Pit Bull Owner," WTVM, February 24, 2005 (www.wtvm.com)
  • Associated Press, "Alabama man pleads guilty in fatal dog mauling, awaits sentencing," [newsgroup posting], May 5, 2006 (newsgroups.derkeiler.com)
  • Brock Parker, "Lanett Man Sentenced In Dog Fatality," WTVM, July 3, 2006 (www.wtvm.com)
  • Mike Linn, "Pit bull ban has owners snappish," Montgomery Advertiser, [posted to user forum, February 1, 2006] (www.montgomeryadvertiser.com)
  • Rob Davis, "Pit bulls attack, kill woman, 82," The Free Lance-Star, March 9, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Woman, 82, Mauled to Death In Attack by Pack of Pit Bulls," The Washington Post, March 10, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • "Last of three pit bulls euthanized," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 10, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Same food, same owner?," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 11, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Owner identified in fatal mauling," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 12, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Police Say Killer Dogs' Owner Let Others Roam," The Washington Post, March 12, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Neighbors Reported Dog Attacks," The Washington Post, March 17, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Emily Battle and Keith Epps, "Woman: Officers knew of pit bulls," The Free Lance-Star, March 18, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Laura Moyer, "Dog victim made calls, lawyer says," The Free Lance-Star, March 19, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Laura Moyer, "Labeling dogs no easy job," The Free Lance-Star, March 19, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Owner of three pit bulls is charged in death," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 22, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Dog attacks raise fears of breeds," Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 17, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Not guilty plea in dog attack," Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 21, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Reticent Siblings Find a Voice After Mother's Mauling," The Washington Post, June 19, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Longing for Justice in Pit Bulls' Fatal Mauling of Woman," The Washington Post, August 14, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Spotsylvania trial in fatal dog attack is postponed," Richmond Times-Dispatch, August 16, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Matthew Barakat, "Prosecutor: Pit bull owner ignored complaints before fatal attack," Associated Press, December 20, 2005 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "SPOTSYLVANIA DOG ATTACK CASE: Manslaughter trial opens," Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 21, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Deanna Large convicted; Verdict sets legal precedent," Richmond Times-Dispatch, December 23, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Three Years for Virginia Woman In Fatal Dog Mauling," The Washington Post, December 23, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dangerous dog legislation moves to House," WVEC, January 26, 2006 (www.wvec.com)
  • News release: The Dorothy Sullivan Memorial bill passes the General Assembly, Senator R. Edward “Edd” Houck’s (D-Spotsylvania), March 9, 2006
  • Kristen Gelineau, "Woman sentenced to three years for deadly pit bull attack," Associated Press, March 29, 2006 (wvec.com)
  • Carlos Santos, "Three-year sentence in dog attack," Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 30, 2006 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Bill Freehling, "Three years for dog attack," The Free Lance-Star, March 30, 2006 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Judge won't free woman in dog case," Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 6, 2006 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Dan Telvock, "County rejects mauling claim," The Free Lance-Star, December 22, 2006 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Ellen Biltz, "Pit-bull attack conviction is upheld by Virginia appeals court," The Free Lance-Star, October 31, 2007 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Dan Telvock, "Dog-mauling suit allowed to continue," The Free Lance-Star, December 7, 2007 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Ellen Biltz, "Jury rules for officers in wrongful-death suit," The Free Lance-Star, March 5, 2009 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Salatheia Bryant, "Dog-bite victim bled to death," Houston Chronicle, March 17, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs mauled woman," News 8 Austin, March 18, 2005 (www.news8austin.com)
  • Salatheia Bryant, "Family finds few answers after tragic dog mauling," Houston Chronicle, March 19, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • John Wisely, "Pit bulls maul, kill area girl," The Detroit News, April 5, 2005 (www.detnews.com)
  • Cecil Angel, "Family pit bulls maul girl, 6, to death as she walks to swings," Detroit Free Press, April 5, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • Cecil Angel, "Charges are possible in mauling," Detroit Free Press, April 6, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • Michelle Boorstein, "Family Dog Kills Boy, 4, In Virginia," The Washington Post, April 12, 2005 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Kiran Krishnamurthy, "Dog kills boy, 4, in backyard," Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 12, 2005 (www.timesdispatch.com)
  • Robin Knepper, "Boy's death an accident," Fredericksburg.com, April 12, 2005 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Wayne Crenshaw, "Elderly woman fatally mauled by her own dogs," The Macon Telegraph, April 16, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Associated Press, "Elderly woman is killed in an attack by her dogs," Deseret News, April 16, 2005 (www.deseretnews.com)
  • Chris Hawk, "Dogs Kill Elderly Owner," CBS News, April 16, 2005 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Stephanie Miller, "Glenwood woman mauled to death by pet dogs," [Unknown publication], April 18, 2005 (web.archive.org)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Laverne Ford."
  • George Gannon, "Pit bull kills 2-year-old in Huntington," Charleston Daily Mail, May 18, 2005 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Jean Tarbett, "Child killed in dog attack," The Herald-Dispatch, May 18, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull fatally mauls toddler," Houston Chronicle, May 19, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Eric Fossell, "Pit bull put down," The Herald-Dispatch, May 20, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Deanne Stein, "Grand Jury to Get Dog Attack Case," WVNS-TV, May 20, 2005 (www.wvnstv.com)
  • Curtis Johnson, "Dog attack case to go before grand jury," The Herald-Dispatch, May 21, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Eric Fossell and Jean Tarbett, "Child killed by pit bull’s attack buried," The Herald-Dispatch, May 24, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Eric Fossell, "Killer pit bull's pups raise concerns: Grandmother of Arianna Fleeman calls dogs ‘12 potential monsters’," The Herald-Dispatch, June 19, 2005 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • Deanne Stein, "Plea Agreement in Dog Mauling Case," WBOY-TV, March 21, 2006 (www.wboy.com)
  • "Grandmother hopes child's death raises awareness of dog attacks," The Daily Jefferson, March 21, 2006 (blogs.daily-jeff.com)
  • "Owner of killer dog sentenced to one year," The Daily Jefferson, May 22, 2006 (blogs.daily-jeff.com)
  • Antwon Pinkston, "Court won't hear dog mauling appeal," The Herald-Dispatch, January 11, 2007 (www.herald-dispatch.com)
  • "Pit Bull Owner Sentence in Death of Huntington Child," WBOY-TV, January 23, 2007 (www.wboy.com)
  • Rachel Dissell, "Parma man, 82, paralyzed after last week's dog attack," Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 20, 2005 (www.plaind.com)
  • "2 Dogs That Mauled Man Owned By Former Browns Player," NewsNet5.com, April 20, 2005 (www.newsnet5.com)
  • "82-year-old dog attack victims dies," WKYC.com, April 24, 2005 (www.wkyc.com)
  • Noelle Bye, "Parma man attacked by 3 dogs in yard dies, was 82," Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 25, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Damian Guevara, "Siblings charged in fatal dog attack," Cleveland.com, April 27, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Jim Nichols, "Ex-Brown, Parma tussling over his beloved dogs, Cleveland.com, June 30, 2005 (www.cleveland.com)
  • "Couple indicted after dog attack leads to Parma man’s death," WKYC-TV, July 6, 2005 (archive.wkyc.com)
  • Michael Sangiacomo, "What happened in the case of two dogs that mauled an 82-year-old man outside his Parma home on April 13, 2005?" Cleveland.com, November 17, 2008 (www.cleveland.com)
  • "Girl, 4, Killed By Family Rottweilers," WYFF4.com, May 3, 2005 (www.wyff4.com)
  • Teresa Killian, "Rottweilers Kill 4-Year-Old Girl in Latest Deadly Upstate Dog Attack," The State, May 4, 2005 (www.thestate.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs destroyed after killing Spartanburg girl," WISTV, May 4, 2005 (www.wistv.com)
  • "Across South Carolina," The Augusta Chronicle, May 4, 2005 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • Jonathan Bethely, "Woman faces long recovery after mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, May 3, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Jonathan Bethely, "Calls pour in; several dogs rounded up," Chronicle-Tribune, May 3, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "New details guiding search for vicious dogs," Chronicle-Tribune, May 4, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Local NewsPolice: Stray dog report fabricated," Chronicle-Tribune, May 5, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • "Police: Couple Lied About MaulingCase," WRTV Indianapolis, May 5, 2005 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Family charged in dog mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, May 6, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Sean F. Driscoll, "Mauling trial set for September; Kitchens each charged with four counts," Chronicle-Tribune, May 11, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Dog mauling victim dies," Chronicle-Tribune, May 18, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Duo deals in dog mauling case," Chronicle-Tribune, October 12, 2005 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Kate Pense, "Man gets 4 years in mauling," Chronicle-Tribune, November 21, 2006 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Barry William Walsh, "Victim's daughter sentenced to prison," Chronicle-Tribune, November 29, 2006 (www.chronicle-tribune.com)
  • Ann Zaniewski, "Family dogs maul toddler," Oakland County Press, May 7, 2005 (www.theoaklandpress.com)
  • Alex P. Kellog and Ben Schmitt, "Suddenly, pets maul little girl to death," Detroit Free Press, May 7, 2005 (www.freep.com)
  • "7-Year-Old Girl Fatally Mauled By Dog," TheDenverChannel.com, May 8, 2005 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • Katy Human, "Fruita girl dies in dog attack, The Denver Post, May 9, 2005 (www.denverpost.com)
  • Ellen Miller, "Fruita girl, 7, dies in dog attack," Rocky Mountain News, May 9, 2005 (www.rockymountainnews.com)
  • "Dog's History Traced After Attack," Rocky Mountain News, May 10, 2005 (www.rockymountainnews.com)
  • Emily Morris, [no article title], Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, May 11, 2005 (www.gjsentinel.com)
  • "Alaskan Malamute Euthanized After Kate-Lynn Loge's Death," TheDenverChannel.com, May 28, 2005 (www.thedenverchannel.com)
  • David Hancock, "Pit Bulls Kill Owner In Home," CBS News, May 12, 2005 (www.cbsnews.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Autopsy: Dogs killed owner," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 12, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Pit bulls killed their owner, authorities say," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 12, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • Jim Salter, "Pit Bulls Blamed for Killing Owner," Associated Press, May 12, 2005 (aolsvc.news.aol.com)
  • "Pet dogs kill owner," Big News Network.com, May 13, 2005 (www.bignewsnetwork.com)
  • "Man Killed by His Own Dogs," ShortNews.com, May 13, 2005 (www.shortnews.com)
  • Susan Weich, "Stepdad, boy are thankful they survived pit bull attack," St Louis Post-Dispatch, May 16, 2005 (www.stltoday.com)
  • John Tuohy, "Man, 83, dies after four dogs attack him at his home," The Indianapolis Star, July 2, 2005 (www.indystar.com)
  • "Elderly Man Killed In Dog Attack," TheIndyChannel.com, July 3, 2005 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Associated Press, "Prosecutor considering charges in dog mauling death," July 7, 2005
  • Tania E. Lopez, "Camby couple charged in dog-bite death," The Indianapolis Star, July 13, 2005 (www.indystar.com)
  • "Couple Pleading Guilty In Neighbor's Mauling Death," TheIndyChannel.com, June 12, 2006 (www.theindychannel.com)
  • Tom Spalding, "Plea deal reached in fatal mauling," The Indianapolis Star, June 14, 2006 (www.indystar.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, Heather Knight, Kevin Fagan, "S.F. boy, 12, killed by his family's pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 4, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, Demian Bulwa, Jason B. Johnson, Janine DeFao, "A search for what set off pet pit bulls' lethal attack," San Francisco Chronicle, June 5, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Demian Bulwa, "Regulations pursued in wake of mauling: Pit bull ban barred, but mayor wants to stop fatal attacks," San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Rachel Gordon, Heather Knight, "City to review its options on pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 7, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Steve Rubenstein, "Mauling victim is mourned," San Francisco Chronicle, June 8, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • C.W. Nevius, "We need tough laws on pit bulls," San Francisco Chronicle, June 11, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • C.W. Nevius, Cecilia M. Vega, "Mother shut boy in basement to protect him from pit bull," San Francisco Chronicle, June 12, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • "Mother Explains Fatal Pit Bull Mauling," Red Orbit News, June 12, 2005 (www.redorbit.com)
  • Justin Norton, "City's decision on dog control could have wide effect," Associated Press, June 12, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Justin Norton, "Maul investigation turns to revelation that mom shut son in basement to protect him from dogs," Associated Press, June 13, 2005 (sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Charges in mauling may be considered," San Francisco Chronicle, June 14, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Dead boy bit before mauling, police say," San Francisco Chronicle, June 15, 2005 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Kim Vo, "Cash incentive to neuter pit bulls: Peninsula Humane Society Offers $10 For Free Spaying, Neutering," San Jose Mercury News, June 15, 2005 (mercurynews.com)
  • Rachel Gordon, "Animal Control to begin enforcing neuter law," San Francisco Chronicle, February 17, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Associated Press, "San Francisco mom pleads not guilty in fatal dog mauling," May 30, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mom indicted in dog-maul death of son," San Francisco Chronicle, May 31, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Kim Curtis, "Mother on trial in San Francisco boy's pit bull mauling death," Associated Press, July 17, 2006 (legacy.utsandiego.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mom's trial opens today in son's mauling death," San Francisco Chronicle, July 17, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mom said victim of stress in mauling," San Francisco Chronicle, July 18, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Mother in mauling case leaves court in tears," San Francisco Chronicle, July 19, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Father of mauled boy says his son had no fear of dogs, was 'just soft'," San Francisco Chronicle, July 20, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jaxon Van Derbeken, "Animal expert says mauling of boy, 12, was unforeseeable," San Francisco Chronicle, July 25, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Marcus Wohlsen, "Mother on trial for son's dog-mauling death breaks down in court," Associated Press, July 26, 2006 (new.google.com)
  • Tanya Schevitz, "Faibish breaks down again during closing statements of trial," San Francisco Chronicle, July 27, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Jordan Robertson, "Jury fails to reach verdict in fatal mauling of 12-year-old boy," Associated Press, July 31, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Bob Egelko, "Judge tosses most of suit against pit bull neuter law," San Francisco Chronicle, March 2, 2007 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Marisa Lagos, "S.F. sterilization law successful in reducing pit bull population," San Francisco Chronicle, August 28, 2007 (www.sfgate.com)
  • "5-Week Old Child Dies After Pit Bull Attack," WKEU Radio, July 7, 2005 (www.wkeuradio.com)
  • "Pit Bull Kills Five-Week-Old Boy," 11Alive.com, July 7, 2005 (www.11alive.com) [Posted by WKEU web editor Tracey Christensen]
  • Zoe Courtman and Kevin Liles, "Infant boy dies after dog attack," Griffin Daily News, July 7-13, 2005 [actual date unknown] (www.griffendailynews.com)
  • Jack Perry, "Police: Coventry baby died from internal injuries caused by dog bites," The Providence Journal, July 14, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • Benjamin Gedan, "Coventry newborn killed by family's Siberian husky," The Providence Journal, July 14, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • John Ellement, "Baby's death by dog bite a 'horrible tragedy,'" The Boston Globe, July 15, 2005 (www.boston.com)
  • Erik Tucker, "Rhode Island baby hardly the first to be attacked by dog," Associated Press, July 15, 2005 (www.wpri.com)
  • Benjamin Gedan, "Police will euthanize dog in fatal attack on baby," The Providence Journal, July 21, 2005 (www.projo.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog euthanized after mauling newborn," The Sun Journal, July 25, 2005 (www.sunjournal.com)
  • John Spano, "Rottweiler Fatally Mauls Toddler in Glendale," Los Angeles Times, August 3, 2005 (www.latimes.com)
  • Amanda Covarrubias, "Pet Rottweiler Kills Toddler in Glendale," Los Angeles Times, August 4, 2005 (www.latimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "Rottweiler Mauls California Toddler to Death," U-T San Diego, August 4, 2005 (legacy.utsandiego.com)
  • "Tot-Killing Rottweiler Had Mauled Small Dog," Daily News of Los Angeles, August 5, 2005 (www.dailynews.com)
  • "Mother of toddler mauled by dog creates memorial scholarships," Associated Press, August 18, 2005
  • "Editorial Dog Control City Must Use New Power to Rein in Violent Breeds," Daily News of Los Angeles, 2005 (www.dailynews.com)
  • Bill Geroux, "Suffolk boy killed by dog," Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 4, 2005 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Pit-bull mix attacks, kills 2 1/2-year-old Suffolk Boy," The Virginia-Pilot, October 4, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents mourn son mauled by family pet," The Virginia-Pilot, October 5, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, "Parents of mauled boy have record of dog charges," Daily Press, October 7, 2005 (www.dailypress.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "'I've lost one son. I can't lose another,'" The Virginia-Pilot, October 8, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, Dogs involved in Suffolk boy's death to be euthanized," Daily Press, October 15, 2005 (www.dailypress.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents of boy mauled by dogs are charged with murder," The Virginia-Pilot, December 14, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Mother admitted drug use night before boy was killed by dogs," The Virginia-Pilot, December 15, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Stephanie Heinatz, "Parents of toddler mauled by pets to be freed on bond," The Virginia-Pilot, December 23, 2005 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Dave Forster, "Prosecutor: Mauled boy's family used dogs to guard drugs," The Virginia-Pilot, April 29, 2006 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Bill Geroux, "Couple guilty in son's death by dog," Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 16, 2006 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Linda McNatt, "Parents of child killed by dogs plead guilty to manslaughter, abuse," The Virginia-Pilot, May 16, 2006 (www.thevirginiapilot.com)
  • Sabine C. Hirschauer, "Parents get three years in mauling death of boy," Daily Press, August 29, 2006 (www.dailypress.com)
  • "WETV takes on dog-mauling case," The Suffolk News-Herald, April 20, 2009 (www.suffolknewsherald.com)
  • Liz Fabian, "Six-year-old dies in dog attack," The Macon Telegraph, October 15, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Don Schanche Jr., "Hundreds comfort Rochelle parents after fatal dog attack," The Macon Telegraph, October 17, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • "Dog attacks, kills 6-year-old girl," OnlineAthens, October 17, 2005 (www.onlineathens.com)
  • "Charges will not be filed in Child's death," WALB News, October 17, 2005 (www.walb.com)
  • "Across Georgia [6-year-old dies after Rottweiler attack]," The Augusta Chronicle, October 17, 2005 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • Joe Kovac Jr., "Dog that killed girl is destroyed," The Macon Telegraph, December 22, 2005 (www.macon.com)
  • Ruby Gonzales, "Dogs' owners may face charges," Whittier Daily News, February 20, 2006 (www.whittierdailynews.com)
  • Ruby Gonzales, "Was death by dog mauling criminal?" San Gabriel Valley Tribune, February 21, 2006 (www.sgvtribune.com)
  • Andrew Wolfson, "Toddler is badly hurt in attack by family dog," The Courier-Journal, November 7, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull kills 1-year-old," WHAS 11, November 7, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • David McArthur, "14-Month-Old Girl Dies After Pit Bull Attack," WAVE 3 News, November 8, 2005 (www.wave3.com)
  • "Louisville girl dies from pit bull attack," WHAS 11, November 8, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • Jessie Halladay, "Friends, family mourn girl mauled by pit bull," The Courier-Journal, November 8, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • "Other Viewpoints: Pit bulls too unpredictable with children," The Harlan Daily Enterprise, November 23, 2005 (harlandaily.com)
  • "Sixty-year-old man dies after attack by two pit bulls," The Courier-Journal, November 19, 2005 (www.courier-journal.com)
  • Tony Hyatt, "Latest attack causes city to look at controling pit bulls," WHAS II News, November 19, 2005 (www.whas11.com)
  • "Killer Pit Bull's Owner Allowed Childcare Release," WLKY.com, August 3, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • Maira Ansari, "Owner of pit bulls in deadly attack denied home incarceration," WAVE 3 TV, August 10, 2007 (www.wave3.com)
  • "9/6/07 Killer Pit Bull's Owner Seeks Appeal," WLKY.com, September 6, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • "Judge Orders Home Incarceration For Dog Owner In Deadly Mauling," WLKY.com, September 13, 2007 (www.wlky.com)
  • Brian Chasnoff, "Man died from dog attack," Express-News, December 9, 2005 (www.mysanantonio.com)
  • "Despite Killing Relative, Son-In-Law Wants Pit Bull Back," KSAT.com, December 13, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Pit Bull Attack Victim's Daughter: 'I Want Answers'," KSAT.com, December 14, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Despite Family's Plea, Investigators Close Pit Bull Case," KSAT.com, December 15, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • "Sheriff's Investigators Declined Texas Rangers' Offer," KSAT.com, December 15, 2005 (www.ksat.com)
  • Associated Press, "Elderly Thorndale woman mauled to death by Dogs," Houston Chronicle, November 27, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Suzannah Gonzales, "Woman, 76, killed in dog attack near Thorndale," Austin American-Statesman, November 27, 2005 (www.statesman.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs that mauled woman euthanized," Houston Chronicle, November 28, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Associated Press, "Sheriff: Charges against dog owner unlikely in fatal mauling case," Houston Chronicle, November 29, 2005 (www.chron.com)
  • Melissa McGuire, "Investigation complete into dog mauling," KVUE.com, December 14, 2005 (www.kvue.com)
  • Laura Hensley, "Owner acquitted in dog attack," The Bryan-College Station Eagle, March 23, 2007 (www.theeagle.com)
  • "Deadly dog attacks spark effort to strengthen laws," MySA News, December 27, 2007 (www.mysanantonio.com)
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