Serious and fatal attacks inflicted by well-documented dangerous dog breeds, primarily pit bulls, are a frequent occurrence in Texas. To help inform more Texas citizens about this issue, DogsBite.org has created a Texas victims' advocacy email list. Please sign up to stay informed.
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Read about the vicious dog mauling death of Ramon Najeras Jr. in San Antonio, Texas.
Najeras was attacked and killed by two pit bulls on February 24, 2023 just after exiting his car. Both owners were later charged under the Texas felony dog attack law.
View Texas dog bite fatality statistics, Texas dog bite studies and key blog posts.
View national fatal dog bite injury statistics and regional nonfatal dog bite injury studies.
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