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Blogger Jaloney  |  8/25/2015 1:54 AM  |  Flag  
kind of ironic for Huffington Posts #Pitbullweek promotion. If they had any class they would report the fatalities and cancel the promo out of respect for the dead.

OpenID joelande  |  8/25/2015 4:33 AM  |  Flag  
Did this pit bull come from Asheville Humane Society?

animals 24/7 has very interesting investigation into the intense role that NEW YORK ASPCA is playing at marketing and promoting fighting breeds in Asheville, using the Asheville Humane Society as a front.

The people of NC are at terrible risk.

Blogger Small Survivors  |  8/25/2015 9:15 AM  |  Flag  
I did not realize that the SC fatal attack was just a little more than an hour away from the Asheville Humane Society and now this most recent one is just about 2 hours away along a main highway.

How many deaths in this area will it take before BFAS, AHS, and ASPCA stop lying to the public and admit that pit bulls are TOO DANGEROUS. EVEN THE FRIENDLY ONES ARE DANGEROUS.

Blogger Your Quiet Neighbor  |  8/25/2015 2:35 PM  |  Flag  
Add "checking your mail" to the list of attack triggers.

Blogger B Cazz  |  8/25/2015 9:11 PM  |  Flag  
And the surviving victim is a pit bull owner herself and doesn't believe pit bulls are aggressive.

What are drugs do these people take?

Blogger Colleen Lynn  |  8/25/2015 9:47 PM  |  Flag  
It is seriously unbelievable.

OpenID joelande  |  8/25/2015 9:52 PM  |  Flag  
" Just 3-months ago, the same pit bull was declared a "nuisance animal" after it escaped Young's property and attacked another dog. This time the pit bull escaped its owner's property and attacked two human beings, killing one."

This is why pit bulls that attack other dogs need to be put down. Zero tolerance.

The pits that attack other dogs go on to attack people.

People need to raise the roof about how dangerous dogs are treated in their communities. No tolerance! Tolerate this, and you die.

Blogger Christy D  |  8/26/2015 7:53 AM  |  Flag  
There was another arm amputation in Charleston, SC at the end of July.


Blogger Jensen Family  |  8/26/2015 10:02 AM  |  Flag  
This was a "gentle" Pitbull, she sais...and it had attacked a dog and two neighbors, killing one. ???
These people are CRAZY! Their stupidity and belligerent denial is ruining our communities. Did you see that baby in the car seat during the interview? I hope the child survives the bad choices the adults around him/her are making.

Blogger Bailey  |  8/27/2015 8:01 PM  |  Flag  
Last time I checked, "dogs" didn't jump out of 11 story windows to attack people. Pits are demons and a menace to the world and more people need to understand that. Worldwide BSL can't come soon enough.

Blogger Kirk Gunderson  |  9/08/2015 5:23 PM  |  Flag  
Unfortunately, the Carolinas are simply crawling with pitbulls. When I first moved here (Charlotte) about 3 years ago, I thought it was insane when I saw a man walking through my residential neighborhood carrying a club. It was an honest-to- goodness caveman club. I laughed out loud, at what I thought was the ridiculousness of it.

What I first thought of as insanity is now the new normal for me. Many if not most of my neighbors carry baseball bats, golf clubs, and other assorted weapons as they go for their morning walks.

I've observed 4 different pitbulls running loose in my neighborhood over the past couple months. One of the was standing at my back door (back yard has since been fenced). And it has been this way in both neighborhoods that I have lived here in Charlotte. Both of the neighborhoods are newer, middle class, suburban neighborhoods of a large metropolitan city. The shelters are bursting at the seams with pitbulls.

I've met two neighbors whose dogs have been attacked by pitbulls as they walk around our neighborhood. Those dogs are now basket cases when they encounter a dog, any dog.

And in this area, I've never been anywhere else in the world where the people have such a terrible fear of dogs as Charlotte, even my yellow lab terrifies 50% of people in this area. At first I didn't understand that either. Of course, now I get it.

I stopped taking my own dogs to the dog park, because of the frequent pit bull attacks that happen there. My veterinarian urged me to stop going, even before I fully realized the problem of pitbulls (much thanks for the education, here on DogsBite). My vet has the unfortunate job of trying to piece dogs back together after those attacks.

For some reason the people here are simply unaware that people should not have to live in fear as they walk around a suburban neighborhood. They are not aware that dog parks should be a place for dogs to have fun, not a place for dogs to be potentially mauled.

And as crazy as I thought that first club-carrier was, I now realize that he had the right idea. The only problem I now see with carrying a weapon of that type, is that it is pretty much useless for the type of attack that people are likely to suffer. What good would a club be against a dog that already has a hold of your throat? Can you really swing a club effectively, in the direction of your own head? I guess it makes them feel safer. Why they don't actually do something that would make their neighborhoods safer, for them and their children, is obviously the elephant in the room. And the people here still can't figure out why people from other parts of the country stereotype them as being not-so-smart.

I now have to carry a weapon myself to feel somewhat safer for myself, and my dogs. I insist my wife does the same (although I don't let her go for a walk without me, if it can be avoided). I don't carry a club. I am not happy about this situation at all. The pitbull situation here is absurd. The people carrying weapons are not.

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