Pit Bulls Kill Dog Sitter’s 7-Year-Old Girl

7-Year-Old Girl Dies After Dog Attack in North Carolina: "Horrible Tragedy"

NEWSWEEK – A child has died and her mother hospitalized after they were attacked by at least one dog in North Carolina on Tuesday.

Police in Garner, the North Carolina town where the incident happened, said in a Facebook post on Tuesday that the 7-year-old and her mother were seriously injured during the attack.

The pair were both taken to a WakeMed medical center in Garner for treatment.

The girl died as a result of her injuries, police said on Wednesday in an update on Facebook. The identities of the mother and daughter were not revealed.

Lt. Michael McIver of Garner Police Department said in a statement regarding the child’s death: “This is a horrible tragedy for all involved. Our thoughts and prayers go out to both families and all those who responded.”

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Police said reports indicate the mother and daughter were helping to care for two pit bulls that belonged to their neighbors, who were out of town, when they were attacked.

Following Tuesday’s attack, Wake County Animal Control seized both of the dogs and took them to Wake County Animal Shelter.

2020 Fatal Dog Attack Breed Identification Photographs

Nonprofit Captured 79% of All Breed Identification Images in 2020

DogsBite.org – In 2013, we began the tradition of publishing breed identification photographs of fatally attacking dogs when available through news reports, animal control agencies, police departments, social media and public information requests.

Of the 46 dog bite fatalities recorded in 2020, 61% (28) had some form of an identification photograph. Our nonprofit was responsible for capturing 79% of them. Pit bulls and their mixes represent 71% of images collected in 2020.

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Of the 28 cases with breed identification photographs, 25% (7) comprised images captured or republished by news media; 79% (22) comprised images located on social media pages of the dog’s owner or family members; and 79% (22) comprised images that were the result of DogsBite research and otherwise may have gone unpublished.

Police and animal control agencies only released images in 1 case, yet 67% (31 of 46) of all deaths involved dogs taken into quarantine … Click here to read more. 

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