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 Typesort descending Bite Date Bite Severity Bite Victim Bite Victim Age Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Code
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Male
CAT
9/8/19
Moderate
Person
50
HAND/ARM Yes
Yes
80907
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Male
CAT
2/17/19
Moderate
Person
71
LEFT HAND Yes
Yes
80833
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Male
CAT
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
HAND/WRIST No
Yes
80905
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80905
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Female
CAT
6/26/19
Moderate
Person
33
CHEST/ARMS
No
80905
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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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Male
CAT
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
75
LEFT ARM
No
80918
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Female
CAT
2/8/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80909
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Female
CAT
6/4/19
Moderate
Person
23
FOREARMS
No
80905
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Female
CAT
2/3/19
Moderate
Person
79
LEFT HAND Yes
Yes
80904
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10/1/19
Moderate
Person
27
RIGHT HAND
80905
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Male
CAT
8/14/19
Moderate
Person
28
ARM
Yes
80905
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Female
CAT
7/24/19
Moderate
Person
18
BOTH ARMS
No
80916
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Male
CAT
3/12/19
Moderate
Person
51
BOTH LEGS
Yes
80922
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Female
CAT
2/15/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
2/14/19
Moderate
Dog
4
HEAD
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
10/7/19
Moderate
Person
14
FACE No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Person
31
RIGHT HAND
No
80903
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Male
DOG
8/3/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT SHOULDER
No
80910
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Female
DOG
3/22/19
Moderate
Person
50
LEFT BREAST No
No
80909
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
No
80911
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Female
DOG
1/15/19
Fatal
Dog
ALL OVER Yes
No
80910
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Female
DOG
9/4/19
Severe
Person
63
MOUTH No
Yes
80905
More DOG
4/27/19
Severe
Dog
6
LEFT LEG
80817
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Male
DOG
6/12/19
Fatal
Dog
ABDOMAN
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
2/10/19
Moderate
Dog
10
RIGHT FRONT LEG
No
80817
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Male
DOG
10/4/19
Moderate
Dog
THROAT
No
80915
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE/BACK
No
80903
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Male
DOG
7/21/19
Severe
Person
27
HEAD
Yes
80909
More DOG
3/24/19
Moderate
Dog
6
HIND LEGS
80923
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG/PAW
No
80911
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Male
DOG
1/15/19
Fatal
Dog
ALL OVER Yes
No
80910
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Male
DOG
9/1/19
Severe
Person
51
BOTTOM LIP
Yes
80903
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Male
DOG
4/27/19
Moderate
Dog
6
RIGHT EAR, FACE No
Yes
80817
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Male
DOG
6/15/19
Severe
Person
BOTH HANDS
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
2/17/19
Severe
Cat
10
ALL OVER
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
10/7/19
Moderate
Dog
LEGS/HEAD No
No
80817
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5/16/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
80920
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Male
DOG
8/6/19
Severe
Person
48
WRIST
No
80904
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Male
DOG
3/24/19
Severe
Person
40
FACE No
Yes
80831
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG/PAW
No
80911
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Male
DOG
1/22/19
Severe
Person
9
ARM
No
80817
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Fatal
Dog
JAW/NECK
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
4/27/19
Moderate
Person
8
ARM, FACE
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
6/14/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80911
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2/17/19
Severe
Dog
4
LEFT SIDE
80911
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Male
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
No
80920
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Male
DOG
5/25/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT ARM
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
8/2/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
3/24/19
Severe
Dog
Yes
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
7/21/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80911
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Male
DOG
1/23/19
Moderate
Person
4
No
Yes
80902
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Male
DOG
4/29/19
Moderate
Person
65
RIGHT LEG
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
6/20/19
Severe
Person
LEGS/HANDS
No
80906
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Female
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
5/26/19
Moderate
Person
29
BODY
No
80907
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Female
DOG
8/8/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG
No
80927
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Male
DOG
3/25/19
Moderate
Person
59
RIGHT ARM Yes
No
80907
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Female
DOG
7/21/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80911
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Female
DOG
1/17/19
Severe
Person
92
LEFT HAND
No
80910
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Female
DOG
9/8/19
Moderate
Person
HAND
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
5/1/19
Moderate
Person
29
EYE Yes
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Person
18
LEFT ARM
Yes
80829
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Male
DOG
2/14/19
Moderate
Dog
LEG
No
80922
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Female
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Person
40
RIGHT LEG
Yes
80917
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Male
DOG
5/26/19
Moderate
Person
31
BODY
No
80907
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
12
LIP/ARM Yes
Yes
80903
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Male
DOG
3/28/19
Severe
Dog
2
HEAD/LEG
No
80910
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Female
DOG
7/26/19
Severe
Person
1
HEAD
No
80916
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Male
DOG
1/19/19
Moderate
Person
20
LEFT HAND Yes
No
80911
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Moderate
Person
5
LIP No
Yes
80919
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Severe
Dog
8
LEFT LEG
Yes
80906
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Female
DOG
6/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD
No
80903
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
1
LEFT FRONT LEG
Yes
80917
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Male
DOG
5/28/19
Moderate
Person
38
FINGER
No
80909
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG Yes
No
80915
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Female
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
1
STOMACH
Yes
80907
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
1/19/19
Moderate
Person
69
RIGHT KNEE Yes
No
80919
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Male
DOG
8/17/19
Moderate
Person
HAND
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
4/30/19
Moderate
Person
12
HANDS Yes
Yes
80916
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Male
DOG
6/22/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
Yes
80829
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Male
DOG
6/12/19
Severe
Dog
TORSO
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
1
LEFT FRONT LEG
Yes
80917
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Person
31
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80903
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
6
RIGHT EAR
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
1/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
11
BODY Yes
No
80923
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Female
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
28
LEFT LEG No
No
80909
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Female
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT WRIST
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
2/20/19
Severe
Dog
9
BODY Yes
No
80916
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Female
DOG
10/11/19
Moderate
Person
FOOT
Yes
80907
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Female
DOG
5/27/19
Severe
Dog
RIGHT BACK LEG
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP
No
80915
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Male
DOG
4/5/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80817

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