2019 Bite Blotter

Animal Law Enforcement receives reports of aggressive domestic animals every day. More than 1,000 animal bites were reported to Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region in El Paso County last year alone - that's about three every day. Many other bites go unreported. Below is just a sampling of moderate to fatal domestic animal bite reports this year. Every report of a potential dangerous animal is investigated and appropriate action is taken to best resolve each situation.

To report a dangerous/aggressive animal situation involving a domestic pet, call Animal Law Enforcement at 719.302.8798 or call 911. If you are active military, contact law enforcement on your base/post. All bites in El Paso County, including encounters with wildlife, must be reported to the health department.

Click here for some basic things you can do to help keep you and your pet safe and prevent a bite from happening.

We use the following information to categorize the severity of animal bites:

ModerateOne deep puncture, multiple moderately deep punctures and/or lacerations
SevereMultiple punctures and/or lacerations, deep gashes, damage resulting in serious bodily injury or permanent disfigurement
FatalResulting in the death of a domestic animal or human
Animal Sex Animal Type Bite Datesort ascending Bite Severity Bite Victim Bite Victim Age Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Code
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Female
DOG
10/3/19
Moderate
Person
41
LEFT LEG No
No
80910
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Female
DOG
10/2/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/FACE Yes
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
10/1/19
Moderate
Cat
ALL OVER Yes
Yes
80905
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10/1/19
Moderate
Person
27
RIGHT HAND
80905
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Male
DOG
9/29/19
Moderate
Person
36
LEFT BICEP
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
9/28/19
Moderate
Person
THUMB
Yes
80817
More DOG
9/27/19
Severe
Dog
LEFT EYE
80906
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Moderate
Person
61
ANKLE
No
80916
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Severe
Dog
NECK/CHEST
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
9/21/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY
Yes
80817
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Female
DOG
9/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT WRIST
No
80911
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
More DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
12
LEG
TRAIL
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Male
DOG
9/15/19
Moderate
Person
56
RIGHT CALF
No
80817
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Female
DOG
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
11
BODY Yes
No
80923
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Male
CAT
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
HAND/WRIST No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
9/11/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD/NECK
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
9/10/19
Moderate
Person
LEG
Yes
80925
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Male
CAT
9/8/19
Moderate
Person
50
HAND/ARM Yes
Yes
80907
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Female
DOG
9/8/19
Moderate
Person
HAND
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Fatal
Dog
JAW/NECK
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Moderate
Person
5
LIP No
Yes
80919
More DOG
9/4/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT ARM
80906
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Female
DOG
9/4/19
Severe
Person
63
MOUTH No
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
9/3/19
Moderate
Person
MOUTH
No
80909
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Male
DOG
9/3/19
Fatal
Cat
INTERNAL No
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
9/1/19
Severe
Person
61
FACE/NECK
No
80909
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Male
DOG
9/1/19
Severe
Person
51
BOTTOM LIP
Yes
80903
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Female
DOG
8/30/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY Yes
No
80917
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Male
DOG
8/29/19
Moderate
Person
5
RIGHT ARM
No
80919
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Male
DOG
8/27/19
Moderate
Person
10
THIGHS Yes
Yes
80132
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Male
DOG
8/27/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEG Yes
Yes
80132
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Male
DOG
8/25/19
Moderate
Person
9
LIP
Yes
80817
More DOG
8/23/19
Severe
Person
61
LEG/ARM
80906
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Male
DOG
8/19/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM/WRIST No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
8/19/19
Moderate
Person
16
RIGHT ARM
No
80911
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Male
DOG
8/18/19
Moderate
Person
6
RIGHT CHEEK
No
80817
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Female
DOG
8/18/19
Moderate
Person
40
FOREARM
Yes
80910
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Male
DOG
8/17/19
Moderate
Person
HAND/ARM
No
80909
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Male
DOG
8/17/19
Moderate
Person
HAND
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
8/15/19
Moderate
Person
25
RIGHT LEG No
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
8/15/19
Severe
Person
4
HEAD/LEG
Yes
80917
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Male
CAT
8/14/19
Moderate
Person
28
ARM
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
8/12/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
12
LIP/ARM Yes
Yes
80903
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG Yes
No
80915
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP
No
80915
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Female
DOG
8/8/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG
No
80927
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Male
DOG
8/6/19
Severe
Person
48
WRIST
No
80904
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Female
DOG
8/5/19
Moderate
Person
57
LEFT FOREARM No
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
8/3/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT SHOULDER
No
80910
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Male
DOG
8/2/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
8/2/19
Moderate
Person
41
LEFT ARM
Yes
80908
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Male
DOG
8/1/19
Moderate
Dog
SHOULDER
Yes
80902
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Male
DOG
7/31/19
Fatal
Cat
THROAT
No
80918
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY
No
80817
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Person
32
RIGHT FOOT
No
80904
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT HIND
No
80817
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Female
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Dog
REAR END
Yes
80817
More DOG
7/29/19
Moderate
Dog
5
NECK, PAWS
80911
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
78
LEFT HAND
Yes
80910
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
70
FINGER Yes
Yes
80910
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
7/27/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEFT ARM
Yes
80951
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Female
DOG
7/26/19
Severe
Person
1
HEAD
No
80916
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Male
DOG
7/26/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/SIDES
No
80831
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Female
CAT
7/24/19
Moderate
Person
18
BOTH ARMS
No
80916
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Female
DOG
7/23/19
Fatal
Dog
ALL OVER
No
80903
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Male
DOG
7/21/19
Severe
Person
27
HEAD
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
7/21/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/21/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80911
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Male
DOG
7/21/19
Severe
Person
ALL OVER Yes
No
80930
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Male
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG/PAW
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG/PAW
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Male
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Severe
Person
LEFT HAND
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Severe
Person
LEFT HAND
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
7/16/19
Severe
Dog
8
BACK
Yes
80904
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Female
DOG
7/16/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD/CHEST
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
7/16/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD/CHEST
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
7/10/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK
No
80911
More DOG
7/7/19
Fatal
Dog
ALL OVER
80911
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Male
DOG
7/5/19
Moderate
Person
3
FACE
No
80817
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Female
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/EAR No
No
80916
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Male
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Person
FACE
Yes
80918
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Male
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Person
3
FACE
Yes
80918
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
17
LEFT HAND No
No
80905
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
76
RIGHT FOREARM
No
80915
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/EAR
No
80915
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Male
DOG
6/29/19
Fatal
Cat
NECK
No
80926
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Female
DOG
6/28/19
Fatal
Cat
NECK
Yes
80916

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