2013 Deadly Dog Attacks in the USA

Fast Stats for 2013

Number of people killed: 32

Fatalities by age category:

  • Chronological: Baby 8, Child 10, Adult 3, Middle age 2, Elderly 9

  • Ranked: Child 10, Elderly 9, Baby 8, Adult 3, Middle age 2

Fatalities by breed*:

  • Alphabetical: Boxer 4, Bullmastiff 2, Husky 1, Mastiff 1, Pit bull 57, Rottweiler 1, Shepherd 2, Shiba Inu 2

  • Ranked: Pit bull 57, Boxer 4, Bullmastiff 2, Shepherd 2, Shiba Inu 2, Husky 1, Mastiff 1, Rottweiler 1

    * Note: The count represents number of dogs involved, not number of human deaths. Mixed-breed dogs are counted once for each named breed. Non-specific mongrels are counted as 'Unknown'.

Fatalities by state:

  • Alphabetical: AK 1, AR 3, AZ 2, CA 5, FL 1, GA 2, IA 1, IL 1, MD 1, NC 1, NM 1, OH 2, OR 1, SC 3, TX 4, WA 1, WI 1

  • Ranked: CA 5, TX 4, AR 3, SC 3, AZ 2, GA 2, OH 2, AK 1, FL 1, IA 1, IL 1, MD 1, NC 1, NM 1, OR 1, WA 1, WI 1

2013 Dog Bite Related Fatalities

  1. 01/08/13 Betty Ann Chapman Todd, 65, of Hodges SC USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1

  2. 01/19/13 Christian Gormanous, 4, of Montgomery County TX USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1

  3. 02/08/13 Elsie Grace, 91, of Hemet CA USA died from 2 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1

  4. 02/16/13 Isaiah Aguilar, 2, of Sabinal TX USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1

  5. 03/02/13 Ryan Maxwell, 7, of Galesburg IL USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1 2 3

  6. 03/06/13 Daxton Borchardt, 14 months, of Walworth WI USA died from 2 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  7. 03/27/13 Monica Renee Laminack, 21 months, of Ellabelle GA USA died from 7 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1 2 3

  8. 04/07/13 Tyler Jett, 7, of Callaway FL USA died from 2 Pit bull mixes.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  9. 04/11/13 Claudia Gallardo, 38, of Stockton CA USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  10. 04/22/13 Jordyn Arndt, 4, of Prairie City IA USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  11. 04/24/13 Beau Rutledge, 2, of Fulton Co GA USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4

  12. 04/30/13 Rachael Honabarger, 35, of Coshocton OH USA died from 1 German Shepherd.

    Sources: D 1 2

  13. 05/09/13 Pamela Marie Devitt, 63, of Littlerock CA USA died from 4 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  14. 05/12/13 Carlton Freeman, 80, of Harleyville SC USA died from 4 Pit bull mixes.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  15. 06/09/13 Ayden Evans, 5, of Jessieville AR USA died from 1 Bullmastiff-pit bull mix.

    Sources: D 1 2

  16. 06/17/13 Nephi Selu, 6, of Union City CA USA died from 1 Pit bull mix.

    Sources: D 1 2 3 4 5

  17. 06/25/13 Arianna Jolee Merrback, 5, of Effingham SC USA died from 1 Pit bull mix.

    Sources: D 1 2

  18. 07/01/13 Linda Oliver, 63, of Dayton TX USA died from 1 Rottweiler-mastiff mix.

    Sources: D 1 2 3

  19. 08/30/13 Juan Campos, 96, of Katy TX USA died from 5 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1

  20. 09/15/13 Jordan Reed, 5, of Kotzebue AK USA died from 1 Husky mix.

    Sources: D 1

  21. 09/22/13 Daniel Jackson Teubner, 2, of Gilbert AZ USA died from 3 Pit bull mixes.

    Sources: D 1 2

  22. 09/23/13 Samuel Eli Zamudio, 2, of Colton CA USA died from 5 Pit bull mixes.

    Sources: D 1 2 3

  23. 09/27/13 Jordan Ryan, 5, of Baker City OR USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1

  24. 11/01/13 Terry Douglass, 56, of Baltimore MD USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1 2

  25. 11/04/13 Katherine Atkins, 25, of Kernersville NC USA died from 2 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1

  26. 11/05/13 Nga Woodhead, 65, of Spanaway WA USA died from 2 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1

  27. 11/08/13 Levi Watson, 4, of Bradford AR USA died from 3 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1 2

  28. 11/21/13 Joan Kappen, 75, of Hot Springs Village AR USA died from 1 Bullmastiff-pit bull mix.

    Sources: D 1

  29. 12/07/13 Jah'Niyah White, 2, of Chicago IL USA died from 2 Pit bulls.

    Sources: D 1

  30. 12/10/13 Mia Gibson, 3 months, of Columbus OH USA died from 2 Shiba Inus.

    Sources: D 1

  31. 12/13/13 Michael Nelson, 41, of Jarales NM USA died from 1 Pit bull.

    Sources: D 1

  32. 12/28/13 Tom J. Vick, 64, of Bullhead City AZ USA died from 5 dogs: 4 Boxer-mixes + 1 German Shepherd.

    Sources: D 1

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