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16 thoughts on “2013 Dog Bite Fatality: High School Teacher Dies After Dog Attack, Former Mayor Seriously Injured

  1. Real boxers have killed six people in the past 33 years. Pit bull types have killed 267 in the same period.

    A betting man would place his money on this being a pit bull type or mix that they're now calling a boxer.

    I hope they soon publish some photos of the dog.

  2. Check out the comment underneath the photo:
    Awe…. This is Quigly…. can't get pictures when his alter ego Caligula comes out because holding the camera that long means bloody feet

  3. I sit here this morning with my old cynical introverted mind and I read and read and this little voice in my head says – nothing short of a pit bull could have kept this sustained attack going on its owners – yet, I was fully ready to accept that a Boxer did it – because it's possible. I will not gloat that a pit bull did this, but this was no accident. This was a Pit Bull doing what it was bred to do. Now, aren't we all glad that it wasn't the grandchildren!!!!!

  4. We expected there were at least a handful of dogs in the house based on early reports. This one, posted Dec 30, says, 6 dogs — "Former Mayor Diane Vick and her husband, Tom, tried to intervene after one of their six dogs, a boxer, attacked another, a cocker spaniel, Mayor Jack Hakim said. They were flown to a hospital in Las Vegas."
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    http://www.azcentral.com/news/arizona/articles/20131229bullhead-city-former-mayor-husband-attacked-by-dogs-abrk.html

  5. BULLHEAD CITY – A former Bullhead City mayor is seriously wounded and her husband is dead after five of their dogs attacked them … Bullhead City Police Captain Tad Appleby said former Bullhead City mayor Diane Vick and her husband, Thomas Vick, were mauled Saturday after one of their six dogs, a shepherd, got into a fight with another dog, a cocker spaniel…

    http://www.kingmandailyminer.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=59395

  6. Mohave Valley Daily News
    about an hour ago
    DOG ATTACK UPDATE: According to the police department there were six dogs involved in the fatal attack and one of the dogs died due to injuries it sustained in the fight. All five dogs are currently being held at the Bullhead City Animal Shelter under mandatory quarantine.

    Sunrise Hospital personnel said Diane Vick is in good condition, but still admitted to the ICU.
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    There will be a Tuesday edition out.

  7. Well, the dog referred to as a pit bull or a shepherd looks like a cross of those breeds. The boxer does look like a boxer.

    What I find disturbing about any petfinder searches for pit bulls or mixes is the number of such dogs available. There are 650 available in Phoenix. There are 1600 in San Diego. This is a serious problem.

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