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9 thoughts on “2011 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Dies New Years Eve After Pit Bull Attack in Cleveland, Tennessee

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  1. what kind of human garbage keeps alive the dog that puts his own parent in a hospital where she dies 4 days later?

    what kind of a state (besides missouri) dares to leave the dog in the custody of said human garbage? they have PROVEN themselves irresponsible and unworthy of second chances.

  2. Happy Maulidays from the National Pit Breeders Association!

    5 DBRFs in December!

    We need a law that requires Pit Advocates to wear black during Pit Pride Marches.

  3. Sigh…looks like it's time to build a Tennessee Pit DBRF map.
    Here's the Body count:

    December 2011, Bradley County TN
    Mable MacCalister, 84
    Fatal Dog Attack: Pit Bull

    September 2010, McMinn County, TN
    Mattie Daugherty, 85
    Fatal dog attack: pit bull

    July 2010, Shelby County, TN
    William Parker, 71
    Fatal dog attack: pit bulls

    November 2007, Knox County, TN
    Jennifer Lowe, 21
    Fatal dog attack: pit bulls

    May 2007, Shelby County, TN
    James Chapple Jr., 59
    Fatal dog attack: pit bulls

    June 1990, Shelby County, TN
    Betty Lou Stidham, 57
    Fatal dog attack: pit bulls

    Sept 1984,Knoxville County, TN Douglas Edward Waddell Jr.,<2
    Fatal dog attack: pit bull

  4. They must have Pit nutters running animal control in the county…

    According to Tennessee State law, the District Attorney can order impound and request a court order to euthanize this mankiller.

    § 44-17-120. Death or serious injury; destruction of dogs

    (a) Any dog that attacks a human and causes death or serious bodily injury may be destroyed upon the order of the judge of the circuit court of the county wherein the attack occurred. Such orders shall be granted on the petition of the district attorney general for the county. The petition shall name the owner of the dog, and the owner shall be given notice in accordance with Rule 4.01 of the Tennessee rules of civil procedure, that if the owner does not appear before the court within five (5) days of the receipt thereof and show cause why the dog should not be destroyed, then the order shall issue and the dog shall be destroyed.

    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), in counties having a population in excess of eight hundred thousand (800,000), or having a metropolitan form of government and a population in excess of one hundred thousand (100,000), according to the 2000 federal census or any subsequent federal census, a municipality or county is authorized to adopt local ordinances authorizing the municipality or the county to appropriately petition in a general sessions court to provide for the disposition of dangerous dogs or dogs causing death or serious bodily injury to humans or other animals.

  5. April

    You are apparently confused. Pit Bulls are Nanny Dogs because they've killed over 180 American children.

    Get with the program!

  6. @ vintage, or the pit nutters are in the prosecutors office. and with more and more nutter infiltration in the american bar association, that seems plausible.

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