Pit Bulls Have Killed Before
San Antonio, TX - Loose pit bulls continue to terrorize San Antonio citizens. A family watched in horror recently as two attacking pit bulls fatally mauled their dog. Now they're worried about the safety of their children. After "Share-Bear," a two-year-old Chihuahua mix, was killed by the dogs, Thomas Duenas said, "For my kids to have to witness that kind of behavior from animals is not right. This is the second or third time the pit bulls have attacked another animal."
Duenas and his family felt helpless as they watched their little Share-Bear get ripped up by their neighbor's pit bulls. "They were loose," said Duenas. He says the pit bulls are sliding in and out of a hole in a fence around their yard. Worrried about the safety of his kids now, Duenas is demanding that something be done. "What parent wants to wake up and see their kids going hysterical because another dog is mauling their dog?" asked Duenas.
This isn't the first attack by these pit bulls.
A neighboring family says the pit bulls killed two of their dogs and wounded some others. "His eye got ripped out by them," explained Bitia Rangel. "The older one, she got bit on the neck and the smaller one...they bit him on the leg and now he limps." Both Rangel and Duenas have had animal control visit their neighbor's property, but the dogs haven't been taken away. The dogs, conveniently it seems, always end up back inside the fenced off area.
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