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 Age Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Codesort descending
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Male
DOG
6/2/19
Moderate
Dog
ALL OVER
No
80911
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Severe
Person
40
ARMS/HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
9/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGH WRIST
No
80911
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
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
9/3/19
Fatal
Cat
INTERNAL No
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
10/30/19
Moderate
Dog
SHOULDER No
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
5/24/19
Moderate
Dog
CHEST
Yes
80911
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4/25/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT LEG
80911
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Male
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
No
80911
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Male
DOG
7/10/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK
No
80911
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Female
DOG
7/20/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
No
80911
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Severe
Person
2
FACE No
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
5/4/19
Severe
Dog
BODY
No
80915
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Male
DOG
6/1/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD/NECK Yes
No
80915
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Fatal
Dog
JAW/NECK
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Dog
LIP
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
10/15/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY/HEAD Yes
No
80915
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Female
DOG
7/16/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD/CHEST
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
8/2/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
76
RIGHT FOREARM
No
80915
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Female
DOG
7/16/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD/CHEST
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/EAR
No
80915
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Male
DOG
4/2/19
Moderate
Dog
13
EAR, PAW
No
80915
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Male
DOG
4/24/19
Moderate
Person
FACE No
No
80915
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG Yes
No
80915
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Male
DOG
4/24/19
Moderate
Person
FACE No
No
80915
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Female
DOG
1/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
4/24/19
Moderate
Person
FACE No
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP
No
80915
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Male
DOG
12/19/19
Moderate
Dog
CHEST/FACE
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
12/19/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
3/10/19
Moderate
Dog
ALL OVER
No
80915
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Female
DOG
8/5/19
Moderate
Person
57
LEFT FOREARM No
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
6/1/19
Fatal
Cat
WHOLE BODY
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
6/12/19
Fatal
Dog
ABDOMAN
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
10/4/19
Moderate
Dog
THROAT
No
80915
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Female
DOG
12/4/19
Severe
Person
7
LEFT ARM
No
80916
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Female
DOG
3/11/19
Moderate
Person
23
BOTH HANDS
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
6/7/19
Severe
Dog
JAW
No
80916
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Female
DOG
10/2/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/FACE Yes
Yes
80916
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP Yes
No
80916
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Female
DOG
6/28/19
Fatal
Cat
NECK
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD No
No
80916
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Male
DOG
12/8/19
Moderate
Person
46
LEFT HAND No
No
80916
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Female
DOG
3/11/19
Fatal
Dog
2
NECK
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
7/26/19
Severe
Person
1
HEAD
No
80916
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
12
LEFT HAND/ARM Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
6/28/19
Fatal
Cat
NECK
Yes
80916
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Male
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD No
No
80916
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Female
CAT
7/24/19
Moderate
Person
18
BOTH ARMS
No
80916
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Male
DOG
4/30/19
Moderate
Person
12
HANDS Yes
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
12/10/19
Fatal
Cat
LEFT LEG
No
80916
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Moderate
Person
61
ANKLE
No
80916
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Male
DOG
6/8/19
Moderate
Person
23
RIGHT THIGH Yes
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/EAR No
No
80916
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Female
DOG
2/20/19
Severe
Dog
9
BODY Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Person
ARM
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
6/14/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT EYE
No
80916
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Female
DOG
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
60
LEFT CALF No
Yes
80916
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Female
DOG
1/27/19
Fatal
Dog
HEAD
No
80916
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Male
DOG
4/9/19
Severe
Person
BOTH HANDS No
Yes
80917
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Male
DOG
4/9/19
Severe
Person
BOTH HANDS No
No
80917
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Female
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Person
40
RIGHT LEG
Yes
80917
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Female
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
1
LEFT FRONT LEG
Yes
80917
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Female
DOG
8/30/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY Yes
No
80917
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Male
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
1
LEFT FRONT LEG
Yes
80917
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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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Male
DOG
8/15/19
Severe
Person
4
HEAD/LEG
Yes
80917
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Female
DOG
1/4/19
Moderate
Person
21
RIGHT HAND No
Yes
80918
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Male
CAT
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
75
LEFT ARM
No
80918
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Female
DOG
5/17/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT KNEE No
Yes
80918
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Male
DOG
7/31/19
Fatal
Cat
THROAT
No
80918
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Male
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Person
FACE
Yes
80918
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Female
DOG
1/27/19
Moderate
Dog
UNKNOWN
No
80918
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Female
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80918
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5/3/19
Moderate
Cat
EYE
80918
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Male
DOG
7/3/19
Moderate
Person
3
FACE
Yes
80918
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Male
DOG
1/14/19
Moderate
Person
35
HAND No
No
80919
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Male
DOG
10/21/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK No
Yes
80919
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Male
DOG
10/21/19
Moderate
Person
ARM No
Yes
80919
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Male
DOG
8/29/19
Moderate
Person
5
RIGHT ARM
No
80919
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Male
DOG
9/6/19
Moderate
Person
5
LIP No
Yes
80919
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Male
DOG
1/14/19
Severe
Person
20
HAND No
No
80919
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Female
DOG
1/19/19
Moderate
Person
69
RIGHT KNEE Yes
No
80919
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
21
LEFT FOREARM No
No
80919
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Female
DOG
3/9/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80920
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5/16/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
80920
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Male
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
No
80920
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Female
DOG
3/9/19
Moderate
Dog
2
BODY
No
80920
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Female
DOG
12/22/19
Moderate
Person
9
FACE
Yes
80920
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Male
DOG
11/10/19
Moderate
Person
L. WRIST No
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
4/9/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT WRIST
Yes
80920
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
56
ARM No
No
80920
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Female
DOG
10/13/19
Fatal
Cat
BODY
No
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