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3 thoughts on “2018 Dog Bite Fatality: 6-Year Old Boy Killed by Rescued Pit Bull in Blair County, Pennsylvania

  1. Part of the migration process lost comments for this blog post. They are enclosed below:

    Blogger Christy D | 5/25/2018 4:02 PM | Flag
    Wow, just wow. You read those comments on Facebook ( from the mother ) and you read that go fund me and you would think this was some random pitbull that killed the child.

    Blogger Ka D | 5/26/2018 11:31 AM | Flag
    This is absolutely CLASSIC pit bull behavior, from living peacefully for years then suddenly going DEAD GAME, to not letting go. It’s too bad people never learn from the over 500 other examples of pit bull fatalities before it’s too late.

  2. Rest in peace, little boy. May his family find strength in prayer. It’s and-boggling that thousands of years ago our ancestors developed skills to build shelters, make weapons, all to protect themselves and keep their children out of harms way. They knew animals are dangerous, they had healthy fear and respect for animals.
    Now, thousands of years later, we became so spoilt, so used to feeling safe in our homes, so detached from reality of life, that we lost that healthy fear for dangerous animals. We trust tweets more than we trust our own eyes, our own gut feeling. We look at obviously strong and dangerous dogs, and perceive them as harmless, because we’ve been brainwashed by some breed advocates. And we bring those dangerous animals in our homes, and call them pets. And then tragedies like this happen . Wake up people. Wake up parents. I you see a muscular animal with strong jaws, it doesn’t belong in your home as a pet. Turn on your common sense.

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