Thursday, September 11, 2008
Seattle, WA - Eric John Makus, the son of a 71-year old woman recently mauled by two pit bulls said having zero pit bulls is the only way to have zero pit bull attacks. Add to this that human beings do not co-exist with "predators" for the very reason that predators attack and kill human beings. Unlike wild predators like alligators and bears, pit bulls have been given "special" protection by falling within the canine category.
The result has destroyed many faces, limbs and lives.Makus said his adopted mother, Huong Thi Le, now has permanent disabilities after the two pit bulls attacked her. She suffered the loss of both ears, a broken jaw, her right arm was nearly destroyed and multiple lacerations to her legs. This is due to the fact that we continue to allow pit bulls to be called dogs instead of predators. It is time to stop affording pit bulls the "special" protection of being called a canine.
It's not the fault of the pit bull than mankind engineered the animal to be the "ultimate canine warrior." That even on two stumps, with a smashed skull and a pierced lung could continue fighting until death. It's not the fault of the pit bull that mankind bred the "wolf" out of it to ignore signs of submission and appeasement and to hide warning signals such as a growl or direct stare before an attack.
The pit bull problem is a man made problem.Man must find a solution. Regulate pit bulls now!
09/13/08: Coverage of the Seattle Area Pit Bull Attack and Activism
08/16/08: What's the Difference Between a Bear and a Pit Bull?
07/31/08: What's the Difference Between an Alligator and a Pit Bull?
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| 9/11/2008 5:18 AM |
In Seattle...You are on your own.
Way too much time spent on rescueing pit bulls, not enough on public safety and collecting licensing revenue to keep themselves in the black.
The A/C profession needs an enema!
| 9/11/2008 6:52 AM |
This sounds too Draconian.
I think an effective compromise would be fitting all Pit owners with an exploding collar linked to an RF Chip embedded in the jaws of thier pet. If the pit bites and does not release, the collar explodes on the third chomp.
| 9/11/2008 8:03 PM |
All other animals that pose a threat to our lives are regulated. I beleive pets should be chosen from domesticated animals. It is clear that fighting dogs are not animals that should be pets. I don't see how things could be any clearer. How many more people need to die at the hands of the people that own these dogs.
The responsibility falls to our policy makers. You people need to step up and provide safe living conditions. Human safety should come before pet ownership.
Young boys shouldn't have to fight for their lives with a pocket knife against two pit bull.
Young children should not have their throats ripped out by a fighting dog.
Our elderly should be able to live out their years in peace, not in fear from the pit bull owner down the street.
Any henderance we put on pit bull ownership is saving lives.
We need to stay our ground, the life we save may be our own.
The number of lives that have been saved by the information on this site is something we will never know, but I beleive it is a great many.
Thank you Collen for the great job you are doing.
| 9/11/2008 10:23 PM |
Go to that site and read thread 7060 - pit nutters actually believe their dogs are not risky, pose no threat whatsoever, and that aggression is perfectly acceptable. I say ban the dogs, there is no way these people will ever care to protect any of us.
| 9/12/2008 10:13 PM |
Another senior attack:
82 yr old woman attacked trying to protect her little dog.
It is impressive that at least this pathetic piece crap owner tackled his dog, unlike so many of the cowards who own these dogs.
The pit bull was impounded and stolen by a friend of the owner:
| 7/20/2011 10:04 AM |
I agree that it's not the pit bull's fault they were bred this way, any more than it is the fault of all the various "extreme look" breeds who have health problems and early deaths encoded in their genes by breeders who care more about a look than the animal's well-being.
Either way, it's time to let these unfortunate creatures go extinct and all of the misery they cause and experience go with them.