Dog Bites in Florida

Doug / 03-03-2014 / Dangerous

Every 75 seconds, someone in the United States is bitten by a dog.  Over 1,000 Americans seek treatment for dog bites and various other animal inflicted injuries.  Studies have shown that approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur every year. These bites end in bodily harm to individuals of all ages and 70% result in death […]


Keep Your Dog Out of Costume and Other Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Doug / 10-30-2013 / Dangerous

We don’t know anyone who doesn’t enjoy Halloween.  Dressing up and giving out, or receiving, candy is a fun tradition and we can’t wait to see how many Harry Potters, Ender Wiggins, and Miley Cyruses show up at our doorstep tomorrow night.  But what about that one house where the dog tries to jump through […]


Woman Indicted Following Fatal Dog Attack

Doug / 11-25-2011 / Dangerous

The owner of a two pit bulls who mauled man to death in a vicious dog attack last summer has been indicted, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Police charged Deanna Blitch, 51, for the attack. Her son, William Braxton Blitch, 25, is charged with resisting and officer without violence and providing false information. The man […]


Toddler Attacked By Pit Bull In Port Orange

Doug / 11-16-2011 / Dangerous

A 2-year-old boy is in the hospital after a vicious dog attack on November 9, according to The Daytona Beach News-Journal.  Paramedics rushed the boy to a hospital in Orlando. The dog who attacked the boy was reported to be a pit-bull mix. The attack occurred in Port Orange on Leslie Drive, according to reports. […]


8-Year-Old Boy Mauled In Vicious Pit Bull Attack

Doug / 11-04-2011 / Dangerous

An 8-year-old boy from Deerfield Beach in Florida was severely injured in a dog attack involving a pit bull in October, according to sources.  Nicholas Garvey was riding his bicycle in his neighborhood when he was attacked by Jada, a pit bull belonging to Jeanette Peterson.  Neighbor Sharon Haynes was able to eventually pull the […]


13-Year-Old Girl Recovering From Pit Bull Attack

Doug / 10-24-2011 / Dog bites

A 13-year-old girl, Tayla Johnson, in Deerfield Beach was attacked by a pit bull in October, according to the  Her grandmother told reporters she is recovering well and will not in fact need reconstructive surgery. “She’s doing very good.  It wasn’t a brutal mauling,” says Gwendolyn McKeithen.  “We believe in the gospel of our […]


National Dog Bite Prevention Week May 17 – 23

Doug / 05-15-2009 / Dog bites

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sponsoring its annual National Dog Bite Prevention Week May 17 – 23.  In light of the many diseases that the CDC has to track and prevent, one might think that this would be a trivial topic.  However, there are approximately 4.5 million dog bites reported in […]


Dog Bites Mom After Biting Her Child Months Earlier

Doug / 11-05-2008 / Dog bites

A woman from Palm Bay was severely bitten by a pit bull this morning just seven months after her 3 year-old-son was bitten by the same dog back in April.  The owner was charged by Animal Control officials when the dog bit the child back in April and was ordered to keep the dog under control. While […]


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