Fatal Dog Attacks in United States of America – Pit bulls always number 1 killer

Dog Bite-related Fatalities in the United States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fatal_dog_attacks_in_the_United_States#Fatalities_reported_in_2012

Year Total # Most fatal attacks by # Second-most fatal attacks by

1988 1 Labrador Retriever (1) (100%)

2001 3 Presa canario (1) (33.33%) Unknown Strays (1) (33.33%) Pit Bull (1) (33.33%)

2002 2 German Shepherd (1) (50%) Rottweiler (1) (50%)

2003 8 Pit bull-type (4) (50%)

2004 8 3 Pit bull-type one Pit bull/Labrador Retriever mix (4) (50%)

2005 29 Pit Bull (12) (39%) Rottweiler (6) (21%)

2006 29 Pit Bull (12) (40%) Rottweiler (9) (31%)

2007 34 Pit Bull (15) (41%) Rottweiler (4) (12%)

2008 23 Pit Bull (11) (43%) Husky (3) (13%)

2009 30 Pit Bull (11) (32%) Rottweiler (4) (13%)

2010 33 Pit Bull (19) (57%) Rottweiler (4) (12%)

2011 15 Pit Bull or “Pit bull type” (9) (60%) Rottweiler (2) (16.66%)

2012 18 Pit Bull or “Pit bull type” (11) (61%)

Dog Bite-related Fatalities in the US by age group of victim

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