Thursday, October 23, 2008
Jackson, MS - For the fourth time in a month pit bulls have reportedly attacked and killed another dog. This most recent incident happened Sunday in a south Jackson neighborhood. Don Bowen said that not only did two pit bulls maul his Jack Russell terrier to death, but even more upsetting was the fact that they ran into his home after the attack. Bowen said the dogs were unfamiliar to him.
Much like an unfortunate attack that occurred in Wailuku, Hawaii, Bowen had been watching TV that Sunday afternoon when he said he heard terrifying sounds coming from his small dog Jack. "The dog was laying down there with one pit bull on his neck and one on his groin," said Bowen. The 63 year-old took off his sandal and tried in vain to beat the dogs, in hopes they would let go.
A resident told reporters that a man in an SUV pulled into the driveway. The man got the dogs off, but then they "run inside the house." Also inside was Bowen's two month old grandson and Jack, who had limped inside to die. Bowen's wife Vivian said, "All we could think about was get to the baby because the baby was right close where our Jack was laying." Their granddaughter was able to get the baby to safety.
10/10/08: Dog Killed by Neighbor's Pit Bulls in Jackson
10/04/08: Neighbor's Pit Bull Kills Blind Woman's Pets Inside Her Home
07/31/08: Home Invasion Attack by Pit Bull in Cincinnati
04/29/08: Pit Bull Tears Through Screen Door to Attack Dog
Labels: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Georgia, Georgia Pit Bull Fatality, Home Invasion, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah
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| 10/23/2008 10:50 AM |
When are people in that community going to do something about this?
They are being taken over by the dog fighters and the dog fighters breeders.
I would just guess that the dog fighters are flooding into Mississippi from states like Georgia that have toughened up their laws.
It was only by chance that that baby was not slaughtered in front of their eyes.
It will eventually happen.
And I cannot understand why people are leaving small dogs outside when there are pit bulls around. Why are they exposing their pets to this?
If authorities do not act to regulate pit bulls, soon people will n ot be able to leave their homes there.
The answer is, do the local authorities have the courage to stand up to the dog fighters and their friends that will try to stop regulation? Or are they going to wait for a fatality?
| 10/23/2008 11:21 AM |
The saddest thing in that article is the ex-weather girl "reporter" getting used by a UKC pit breeder.
He played her like a flute!
The pit breeders in the Jackson area must be getting nervous about their affairs getting looked into, so they hauled out a representative to cook up a big batch of propaganda to fool the girl reporter.
| 10/23/2008 1:04 PM |
You mean ANOTHER fatality? Tony Evans Jr. Was killed in Jackson earlier this year...
| 10/24/2008 11:12 AM |
OMG! You simply must click on this blog title and read the former weather girl's actual story. That reporter's article is so poorly written that it is not even funny! How on earth did she win so many awards for journalism? And how naive is she that she allowed her story to be hijacked by a pit-bull apologist? That part is so obvious that anyone can see it, but apparently not her. Either that, or she is using this article to spread her own pit-bull fairly-land beliefs.