Dog pack attack: hunting humans.

  title={Dog pack attack: hunting humans.},
  author={Simon P Avis},
  journal={The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology},
  volume={20 3},
  • Simon P Avis
  • Published 1999 in
    The American journal of forensic medicine and…
Dog bite-related fatalities, although unusual, accounted for 304 deaths in the United States between 1979 and 1996 and 6 fatalities in Canada between 1994 and 1996. Fatal dog pack attacks and attacks involving human predation are less common. The following describes a dog pack attack on a family of four involving 2 fatalities with predation of the victims. Factors previously identified that contribute to pack attacks and predation, including prior group hunting, social feeding, territorial… CONTINUE READING

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