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 Sexsort descending Animal Type Bite Date Bite Severity Bite Victim Bite Victim Age Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Code
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Female
DOG
11/23/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK No
No
80951
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
10/13/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY
No
80920
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Female
DOG
5/24/19
Moderate
Dog
CHEST
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80918
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Female
DOG
1/27/19
Moderate
Dog
UNKNOWN
No
80918
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Female
DOG
5/2/19
Moderate
Dog
6
HEAD No
No
80831
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Female
DOG
6/1/19
Fatal
Cat
WHOLE BODY
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
11/25/19
Severe
Person
7
FACE No
No
80909
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Female
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Dog
ALL OVER
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
10/15/19
Fatal
Cat
ALL OVER
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Person
51
FOOT
Yes
80903
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Female
DOG
4/9/19
Severe
Dog
ALL OVER
Yes
80817
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
1/27/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD
No
80916
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Female
DOG
9/10/19
Moderate
Person
LEG
Yes
80925
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Female
CAT
6/26/19
Moderate
Person
33
CHEST/ARMS
No
80905
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Female
DOG
8/12/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
12/4/19
Severe
Person
7
LEFT ARM
No
80916
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
78
LEFT HAND
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
5/4/19
Severe
Dog
BODY
No
80915
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Female
DOG
6/7/19
Severe
Dog
NECK/BODY
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
10/15/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY/HEAD Yes
No
80915
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK
No
80907
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
70
FINGER Yes
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
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Female
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Dog
LIP
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
6/7/19
Severe
Dog
NECK/BODY
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
3/1/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
12/7/19
Fatal
Cat
STOMACH
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
2/1/19
Fatal
Dog
BODY
No
80927
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
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Female
DOG
6/28/19
Fatal
Cat
NECK
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
3/3/19
Moderate
Person
55
RIGHT ARM No
Yes
80921
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Female
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD No
No
80916
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Female
DOG
4/9/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
2/3/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
No
80907
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Female
DOG
12/7/19
Severe
Dog
FACE/HEAD
No
80925
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Female
DOG
4/12/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
12/10/19
Fatal
Cat
LEFT LEG
No
80916
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Female
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Dog
REAR END
Yes
80817
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Female
DOG
9/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGH WRIST
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
17
LEFT HAND No
No
80905
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Female
DOG
3/7/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY
Yes
80917
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Female
DOG
12/4/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE No
No
80917
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Moderate
Person
61
ANKLE
No
80916
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Female
DOG
5/10/19
Moderate
Dog
4
HEAD/PAW Yes
No
80925
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Female
DOG
6/3/19
Fatal
Dog
ALL OVER No
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
28
LEFT LEG No
No
80909
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Female
CAT
2/8/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
10/4/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/HEAD No
Yes
80903
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Female
DOG
12/19/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
2/10/19
Severe
Dog
13
BODY
No
80910
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Severe
Dog
NECK/CHEST
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
3/6/19
Moderate
Person
16
LEG
No
80925
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Female
DOG
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
60
LEFT CALF No
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
5/11/19
Fatal
Dog
NECK No
Yes
80925
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Female
DOG
3/7/19
Moderate
Person
37
LEFT LEG No
No
80817
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Female
DOG
10/16/19
Severe
Dog
BODY
No
80817
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Female
DOG
12/20/19
Severe
Dog
JAW/FACE
Yes
81003
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Female
DOG
10/1/19
Moderate
Cat
ALL OVER Yes
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
3/9/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80920
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Female
CAT
6/4/19
Moderate
Person
23
FOREARMS
No
80905
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Female
DOG
4/19/19
Moderate
Person
34
FINGER No
Yes
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Female
CAT
2/3/19
Moderate
Person
79
LEFT HAND Yes
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
10/21/19
Moderate
Person
ARM No
Yes
80919
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Male
DOG
6/8/19
Moderate
Person
65
HAND No
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
5/14/19
Moderate
Person
52
HAND/WRIST No
Yes
80831
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Male
CAT
8/14/19
Moderate
Person
28
ARM
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
3/15/19
Moderate
Person
59
ARM
No
80817
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Male
DOG
12/23/19
Severe
Person
5
FACE/HEAD
Yes
80925
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Male
DOG
2/12/19
Severe
Person
39
ARM/FOOT
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
2/12/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
5/16/19
Moderate
Person
FOREARM
No
80905
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Male
DOG
1/6/19
Moderate
Person
55
RIGHT ARM
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
8/29/19
Moderate
Person
5
RIGHT ARM
No
80919
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Male
DOG
4/22/19
Moderate
Person
ARM
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
11/8/19
Moderate
Person
65
FACE No
Yes
80809
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Male
DOG
6/10/19
Fatal
Dog
BACK
Yes
80817
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Male
DOG
2/3/19
Severe
Person
7
HEAD
No
80923
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Male
DOG
3/11/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY No
No
80906
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Male
DOG
10/24/19
Severe
Person
ANKLES/LEGS Yes
No
80906
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Severe
Person
LEFT HAND
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
1/11/19
Moderate
Person
31
FACE
No
80817
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Male
DOG
4/24/19
Moderate
Person
FACE No
No
80915
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Male
DOG
6/2/19
Moderate
Dog
ALL OVER
No
80911
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Male
DOG
5/17/19
Fatal
Dog
10
BODY
No
80904
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Male
DOG
7/31/19
Fatal
Cat
THROAT
No
80918
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Male
CAT
3/12/19
Moderate
Person
51
BOTH LEGS
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
10/24/19
Moderate
Person
29
LEFT ARM Yes
No
80906
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Severe
Person
LEFT HAND
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
1/12/19
Severe
Person
24
HANDS No
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
9/1/19
Severe
Person
61
FACE/NECK
No
80909
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Male
DOG
4/24/19
Moderate
Person
FACE No
No
80915
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Male
DOG
12/21/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT ARM
Yes
80132
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Male
DOG
6/12/19
Severe
Person
84
LEFT ARM No
No
80904
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Male
DOG
3/13/19
Moderate
Person
30
THIGH
No
80903
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Male
DOG
7/18/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD
Yes
80922

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