Dog bite fatalities ::

DogsBite.org contains verifiable information about U.S. citizens killed by dogs including the name and age of each victim, location of attack, involved dog breed(s) and up to 25 other factors.1

Fatality set impacted by Covid

2022 U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities

2022 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities are currently being collected.

2021 U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities

2021 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities are currently being reviewed.

2020 U.S. Dog Bite Fatalities | See: Covid Impact Report

2020 U.S. dog bite-related fatalities are currently being reviewed.

15 year fatality set (2005-2019)

Citations
  1. Our Fatality Citations section documents sources used in our dog bite fatality research. Learn more about our data collection method, which includes collecting breed identification photographs, police and coroner reports in certain cases, legal filings, court filings, legislative materials and more.