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 Date Bite Severity Bite Victim Bite Victim Agesort ascending Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Code
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Female
DOG
1/17/19
Severe
Person
92
LEFT HAND
No
80910
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Female
CAT
2/3/19
Moderate
Person
79
LEFT HAND Yes
Yes
80904
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
78
LEFT HAND
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
76
RIGHT FOREARM
No
80915
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Male
CAT
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
75
LEFT ARM
No
80918
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Male
CAT
2/17/19
Moderate
Person
71
LEFT HAND Yes
Yes
80833
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Male
DOG
1/31/19
Moderate
Person
71
RIGHT HAND Yes
Yes
80909
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
70
FINGER Yes
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
1/19/19
Moderate
Person
69
RIGHT KNEE Yes
No
80919
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Male
DOG
4/29/19
Moderate
Person
65
RIGHT LEG
Yes
80923
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Female
DOG
1/5/19
Moderate
Person
65
LEFT LEG
No
80906
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Female
DOG
1/14/19
Moderate
Person
63
RIGHT THUMB Yes
No
80132
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Female
DOG
6/5/19
Moderate
Person
62
MULTIPLE
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
2/6/19
Moderate
Person
61
BOTH HANDS No
No
80921
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Female
DOG
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
60
LEFT CALF No
Yes
80916
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Male
DOG
3/25/19
Moderate
Person
59
RIGHT ARM Yes
No
80907
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Male
DOG
3/15/19
Moderate
Person
59
ARM
No
80817
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
56
ARM No
No
80920
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Male
DOG
1/6/19
Moderate
Person
55
RIGHT ARM
Yes
80904
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Female
DOG
3/3/19
Moderate
Person
55
RIGHT ARM No
Yes
80921
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Male
DOG
5/14/19
Moderate
Person
52
HAND/WRIST No
Yes
80831
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Male
DOG
1/23/19
Moderate
Person
51
RIGHT LEG No
Yes
80906
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Person
51
FOOT
Yes
80903
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Male
CAT
3/12/19
Moderate
Person
51
BOTH LEGS
Yes
80922
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Female
DOG
3/22/19
Moderate
Person
50
LEFT BREAST No
No
80909
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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
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
More DOG
6/3/19
Moderate
Person
40
RIGHT THIGH
80907
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Male
DOG
2/12/19
Severe
Person
39
ARM/FOOT
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
3/3/19
Severe
Person
39
BOTH ARMS Yes
Yes
80817
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Male
DOG
5/28/19
Moderate
Person
38
RIGHT FINGER
No
80909
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Female
DOG
3/7/19
Moderate
Person
37
LEFT LEG No
No
80817
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Male
DOG
2/26/19
Moderate
Person
36
RIGHT HAND
No
80911
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Male
DOG
1/14/19
Moderate
Person
35
HAND No
No
80919
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Female
DOG
4/19/19
Moderate
Person
34
FINGER No
Yes
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Male
DOG
4/8/19
Severe
Person
32
LEFT HAND
No
80910
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Person
32
RIGHT FOOT
No
80904
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Male
DOG
5/26/19
Moderate
Person
31
BODY
No
80907
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Person
31
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80903
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Male
DOG
1/11/19
Moderate
Person
31
FACE
No
80817
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Person
31
RIGHT HAND
No
80903
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Male
DOG
3/13/19
Moderate
Person
30
THIGH
No
80903
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Female
DOG
5/1/19
Moderate
Person
29
EYE Yes
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
5/26/19
Moderate
Person
29
BODY
No
80907
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Female
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
28
LEFT LEG No
No
80909
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Female
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
28
LEFT LEG No
No
80909
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Male
DOG
1/16/19
Severe
Person
27
LEFT FINGER Yes
Yes
80925
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Female
CAT
2/8/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
1/12/19
Severe
Person
24
HANDS No
Yes
80904
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Female
CAT
6/4/19
Moderate
Person
23
FOREARMS
No
80905
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Female
DOG
3/11/19
Moderate
Person
23
BOTH HANDS
Yes
80916
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5/9/19
Moderate
Person
22
LEFT HAND
80831
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Male
DOG
2/9/19
Moderate
Person
22
FACE
Yes
80910
More DOG
5/9/19
Moderate
Person
22
LEFT THIGH
80831
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Male
DOG
2/7/19
Moderate
Person
21
BOTH ARMS No
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
1/4/19
Moderate
Person
21
RIGHT HAND No
Yes
80918
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
21
LEFT FOREARM No
No
80919
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Male
DOG
1/19/19
Moderate
Person
20
LEFT HAND Yes
No
80911
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Male
DOG
1/14/19
Severe
Person
20
HAND No
No
80919
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Male
DOG
5/14/19
Moderate
Person
19
LEFT THIGH
No
80905
More DOG
1/21/19
Moderate
Person
19
RIGHT THIGH
80923
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Male
DOG
3/6/19
Moderate
Person
16
LEG
No
80925
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Male
DOG
3/6/19
Moderate
Person
16
LEG
No
80925
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Female
DOG
3/6/19
Moderate
Person
16
LEG
No
80925
More DOG
5/14/19
Severe
Person
15
RIGHT ARM
80817
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Male
DOG
6/1/19
Moderate
Dog
14
NECK/HEAD
Yes
80132
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Female
DOG
2/10/19
Severe
Dog
13
BODY
No
80910
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Male
DOG
6/1/19
Moderate
Dog
13
NECK Yes
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
2/10/19
Severe
Dog
13
ALL OVER
No
80910
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Male
DOG
4/2/19
Moderate
Dog
13
EAR, PAW
No
80915
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Male
DOG
4/30/19
Moderate
Person
12
HANDS Yes
Yes
80916
More DOG
2/24/19
Moderate
Dog
12
NECK
80909
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Male
DOG
3/10/19
Severe
Person
12
HEAD Yes
Yes
80906
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
12
LEFT HAND/ARM Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
2/17/19
Severe
Cat
10
ALL OVER
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
6/3/19
Fatal
Dog
10
No
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Dog
10
NECK/ EAR
No
80915
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Male
DOG
7/27/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEFT ARM
Yes
80951
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Male
DOG
5/17/19
Fatal
Dog
10
BODY
No
80904
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Dog
10
BACK
No
80907
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
6/2/19
Severe
Dog
10
BODY No
No
80922
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Female
DOG
2/10/19
Moderate
Dog
10
RIGHT FRONT LEG
No
80817
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Male
DOG
3/3/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEFT ARM/HAND No
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
1/22/19
Severe
Person
9
ARM
No
80817
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Male
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
9
HEAD, FACE No
Yes
80831
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Female
DOG
2/20/19
Severe
Dog
9
BODY Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
4/27/19
Moderate
Person
8
ARM, FACE
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Severe
Dog
8
LEFT LEG
Yes
80906
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Male
DOG
4/8/19
Severe
Person
8
FACE
No
80910
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Female
DOG
4/23/19
Fatal
Dog
8
Yes
No
80925
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Male
DOG
7/16/19
Severe
Dog
8
BACK
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
2/3/19
Severe
Person
7
HEAD
No
80923
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Male
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
6
RIGHT EAR
Yes
80904
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Female
DOG
5/2/19
Moderate
Dog
6
HEAD No
No
80831
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4/27/19
Severe
Dog
6
LEFT LEG
80817
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3/24/19
Moderate
Dog
6
HIND LEGS
80923
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Male
DOG
4/27/19
Moderate
Dog
6
RIGHT EAR, FACE No
Yes
80817

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