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 Severitysort descending Bite Victim Bite Victim Age Bite Wound Location Prior Bite History Spayed / Neutered ZIP Code
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Female
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
1
STOMACH
Yes
80907
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Male
DOG
5/28/19
Moderate
Person
38
FINGER
No
80909
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Male
DOG
6/22/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
Yes
80829
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Male
DOG
8/17/19
Moderate
Person
HAND
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
4/30/19
Moderate
Person
12
HANDS Yes
Yes
80916
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG Yes
No
80915
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Male
DOG
10/9/19
Moderate
Dog
1
LEFT FRONT LEG
Yes
80917
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Female
DOG
1/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM
Yes
80915
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Male
DOG
4/3/19
Moderate
Dog
6
RIGHT EAR
Yes
80904
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Male
DOG
5/19/19
Moderate
Person
31
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80903
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Female
DOG
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
11
BODY Yes
No
80923
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Male
DOG
11/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD/NECK No
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
2/18/19
Moderate
Cat
1
ABDOMEN
Yes
80911
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Female
DOG
4/15/19
Moderate
Person
28
LEFT LEG No
No
80909
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Male
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
87
LEG
Yes
80915
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Female
DOG
10/11/19
Moderate
Person
FOOT
Yes
80907
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Male
DOG
1/23/19
Moderate
Person
51
RIGHT LEG No
Yes
80906
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Male
DOG
4/5/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80817
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Female
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT WRIST
Yes
80920
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Male
CAT
9/11/19
Moderate
Person
HAND/WRIST No
Yes
80905
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Female
DOG
11/23/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK No
No
80951
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Male
DOG
5/1/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM No
Yes
80817
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Female
DOG
8/9/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP
No
80915
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Male
DOG
10/12/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT LEG
No
80903
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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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Female
DOG
5/24/19
Moderate
Dog
CHEST
Yes
80911
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Male
DOG
6/23/19
Moderate
Person
40
RIGHT HAND
Yes
80817
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Male
DOG
11/23/19
Moderate
Dog
MUZZLE
Yes
80906
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
56
ARM No
No
80920
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Female
DOG
5/2/19
Moderate
Dog
6
HEAD No
No
80831
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Male
DOG
7/26/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/SIDES
No
80831
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Male
DOG
8/15/19
Moderate
Person
25
RIGHT LEG No
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
1/30/19
Moderate
Person
2
LEFT HAND
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
6/23/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT CALF No
Yes
80922
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Male
DOG
7/10/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK
No
80911
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Male
DOG
2/21/19
Moderate
Person
21
LEFT FOREARM No
No
80919
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5/3/19
Moderate
Cat
EYE
80918
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Male
DOG
7/27/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEFT ARM
Yes
80951
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Person
51
FOOT
Yes
80903
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Female
DOG
6/21/19
Moderate
Dog
ALL OVER
Yes
80920
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Female
DOG
9/10/19
Moderate
Person
LEG
Yes
80925
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Male
DOG
11/28/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT ARM
No
80906
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
1/14/19
Moderate
Person
35
HAND No
No
80919
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Male
DOG
6/1/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD/NECK Yes
No
80915
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Female
CAT
6/26/19
Moderate
Person
33
CHEST/ARMS
No
80905
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Male
DOG
9/15/19
Moderate
Person
56
RIGHT CALF
No
80817
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2/24/19
Moderate
Dog
12
NECK
80909
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
78
LEFT HAND
Yes
80910
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Female
DOG
8/12/19
Moderate
Dog
LEFT LEG
Yes
80923
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Male
DOG
1/31/19
Moderate
Person
71
RIGHT HAND Yes
Yes
80909
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Female
DOG
5/31/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK
No
80907
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
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Male
DOG
12/7/19
Moderate
Person
46
HAND Yes
Yes
80831
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Male
DOG
2/26/19
Moderate
Person
36
RIGHT HAND
No
80911
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Female
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Dog
LIP
Yes
80915
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Female
CAT
7/28/19
Moderate
Person
70
FINGER Yes
Yes
80910
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Male
DOG
8/18/19
Moderate
Person
6
RIGHT CHEEK
No
80817
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Female
DOG
10/15/19
Moderate
Dog
BODY/HEAD Yes
No
80915
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Male
CAT
4/12/19
Moderate
Person
75
LEFT ARM
No
80918
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Male
DOG
6/2/19
Moderate
Person
HAND No
No
80922
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Female
DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEGS/FEET No
No
80817
More DOG
7/29/19
Moderate
Dog
5
NECK, PAWS
80911
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Male
DOG
8/19/19
Moderate
Person
RIGHT ARM/WRIST No
Yes
80905
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Male
DOG
10/18/19
Moderate
Person
7
RIGHT LEG No
No
80925
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Female
DOG
2/3/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
No
80907
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Female
DOG
4/9/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK
Yes
80920
More DOG
9/16/19
Moderate
Person
12
LEG
80904
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Male
DOG
12/8/19
Moderate
Person
46
LEFT HAND No
No
80916
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Female
DOG
3/3/19
Moderate
Person
55
RIGHT ARM No
Yes
80921
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
10
RIGHT BICEP Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Person
32
RIGHT FOOT
No
80904
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Male
DOG
8/19/19
Moderate
Person
16
RIGHT ARM
No
80911
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Female
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD No
No
80916
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Male
DOG
4/2/19
Moderate
Dog
13
EAR, PAW
No
80915
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Male
DOG
5/4/19
Moderate
Person
12
LEFT HAND/ARM Yes
No
80916
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Male
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Dog
RIGHT HIND
No
80817
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Male
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Dog
HEAD No
No
80916
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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
Dog
BODY
Yes
80923
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6/3/19
Moderate
Person
40
RIGHT THIGH
80907
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Female
DOG
9/20/19
Moderate
Person
RIGH WRIST
No
80911
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Male
DOG
3/3/19
Moderate
Person
10
LEFT ARM/HAND No
Yes
80923
More DOG
5/9/19
Moderate
Person
22
LEFT THIGH
80831
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Female
DOG
7/30/19
Moderate
Dog
REAR END
Yes
80817
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Female
DOG
8/20/19
Moderate
Dog
BACK RIGHT LEG
No
80925
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Male
DOG
10/19/19
Moderate
Person
22
RIGHT HAND
No
80903
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Male
DOG
2/7/19
Moderate
Person
21
BOTH ARMS No
Yes
80909
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Male
DOG
6/1/19
Moderate
Dog
NECK/HEAD
Yes
80132
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Female
DOG
7/1/19
Moderate
Person
17
LEFT HAND No
No
80905
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Female
DOG
9/26/19
Moderate
Person
61
ANKLE
No
80916
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Female
DOG
12/4/19
Moderate
Dog
FACE No
No
80917
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5/9/19
Moderate
Person
22
LEFT HAND
80831
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Male
DOG
8/1/19
Moderate
Dog
SHOULDER
Yes
80902
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Male
DOG
8/17/19
Moderate
Person
HAND/ARM
No
80909
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Male
DOG
10/20/19
Moderate
Person
5
LEFT ARM Yes
No
80909
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Female
CAT
2/8/19
Moderate
Person
25
LEFT HAND No
Yes
80909

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