Dog bite news state-by-state in the USA. Summaries of the most significant and often tragic stories about dog attacks on people, including fatal dog attacks.
|Alabama||Four-year-old was killed by a German Shepherd in rural Alabama|
|Arizona||Man bites dog |
Animal behavior & dog bite law in Arizona.
|Arkansas||News about fatal dog attacks involving pit bulls and bull mastiffs |
Lady lies to animal shelter lied to about the temperament of a pit bull
|California||News from San Diego, Little Rock, San Francisco and Santa Monica. |
Why the high dog bite rate in Southern California?
News about Cesar Milan, aka the “Dog Whisperer”, run-ins with the law.
|Colorado||Pack of Great Danes involved in dog attack|
|Connecticut||A vicious attack by a chimp named Travis and Connecticut dog bite law|
|Florida||Dog bite statistics, fatal dog attacks, and large jury verdicts for dog bite injury in Florida.|
|Georgia||Punitive damages in the amount of $36 million |
News about several fatal dog attacks
|Hawaii||$500,000 for punitive damages was awarded to a dog bite victim attacked by a Rottweiler.|
|Illinois||$1.1 million record settlement for teenager attack by a bull mastiff.|
|Indiana||Dog bite statistics for the state of Indiana published by State Farm for 2012.|
Study about dog bites two children
|Iowa||Appellate decision addressing strict liability for dog bites in the state of Iowa.|
|Louisiana||64-year-old lady was mauled to death in her home in Shreveport on February 27, 2020.|
Dog bite fatality Houma, Louisiana which mastiff type dogs killed a four-year-old girl
|Michigan||Suicide by fatal attack in Michigan|
Detroit has serious dog bite problem due to roaming dogs
Trespass no defense to dog mauling in Jackson County Michigan
|Pennsylvania||Rottweiler attack on four-year-old girl results in $130,000 settlement.|
|Texas||News about a horrific fatal dog attack by a Bull mastiff.|
|Utah||News stories about chained pit bull attacking a six-year-old, and a court-ordered settlement for $250,000 to a lady who was attacked by Rottweiler.|
|Virginia||Fatal dog attack on 90 y.o lady in Virginia Beach by predatory aggressive pit bull.|
|Wisconsin||$900,000 settlement reached in dog bite fatality incident in Rockingham County.|