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  1. I think the most killing of all the pit bull breed .it’s the pitbull terrier or whatever that ugly dog called I never knew there was so many types of pitbull.

  2. Thank you for continuing to diligently provide images of these killers since the media often won’t. And as usual, most of the victims were children or the elderly. I can’t imagine the pain they endured.

    Anytime one of these beasts kills someone the owners should be given manslaughter charges or higher.

  3. Nothing is more powerful than a picture. When you put a face on a story, the tragedy is all too real. God, all those precious babies, their lives cut short. For what? I know I’m preaching to the choir here, but I’ll say it again, this needs to be on national media. I continue to see these monster mutts walking the streets of where I live. I’ve grown to hate the sight of them.

  4. Thanks for the excellent report, Colleen. Your diligent work is always awe-inspiring.

    As regards the lawsuit by Summer Beard’s estate against local authorities for not doing their job to protect her, one has to wonder how many such lawsuits would be filed if people were actually well informed about how authorities have handled dog attacks in their communities.

    In San Francisco recently, San Francisco Animal Care and Control — not for the first time — failed to protect the public from a known threat. After biting one person in August 2021 and coming out of the resulting vicious and dangerous dog hearing with no consequences, a pit bull called Bravo, aka Bullwinkle, aka Brutus, was scheduled for another hearing after biting three people in the period from October 15 to November 10, 2022. Following standard practice, the dog was being held in custody by SFACC pending that hearing, but SFACC then released the dog to its homeless owner on December 5, 2022. Three days after the scheduled hearing on January 3, 2023 — which the owner failed to attend — the dog struck again on January 6, 2023. The dog “bit someone and dragged that person six feet by the hand,” according to the hearing officer’s description based on the bite report.

    When asked at the recalled January 17, 2023 hearing on the dog (which the owner also failed to turn up for) why the dog had been released on December 5, 2022, the SFACC representative, Acting Lieutenant Rebecca Fenson, said it was because “the dog was doing so terribly at the shelter” and conceded that the decision “did not work out well.” A search continues for the dog and its owner.

    If the dog is ever found and properly identified, it almost certainly faces a euthanasia order.

    At the very least, I would think that the victim on January 6, 2023 has some kind of case against the San Francisco authorities.

    • When I’m in the city, I often see homeless people with pit bulls. (As if they could handle one of these beasts!) Well-intentioned people will give money and then try to pet the dog. I’m not surprised the victim you mentioned was dragged by the hand. A young girl in NYC was attacked last year the same way. I think these shelters are giving these dogs to anyone who has a pulse. Or, maybe they’re strays. Either way, these maulers are a public menace

      • When I see one of those homeless people with a pit bull, I stay good and far away. As in, I will cross the street if I have to.

  5. Excellent work. This is a really informative channel. I was mauled on the leg by a dog when I was 12 (26 stitches in 3 spots) it didn’t make me excessively scared of dogs because we had a much larger GSD as our pet. I’m more worried now with the explosion of bully breeds. Some of those breeds can go nuts and actively try to kill you. You just don’t know which ones and nor can the owners tell you.

    • Thank you for your excellent investigative work in securing photos of the actual dogs in many of your reports. So often the offending dog’s breed is not given in news reports. And a photo included may be a stock photo w no relation to the offending dog. How many times have we read of the attacking dog(s) identified as a mix when it’s soon evident they are a pitbull mix?

      Dogsbite brings facts to nebulous news coverage obviously covering up for the pitbull lobbying community.

  6. Over the years I’ve seen more and more of these
    “bully” breeds and also seen the number of fatal attacks on humans and other animals rise exponentially…whenever I hear someone say “it’s the way they’re raised” I want to cringe…these dogs are innately attack breeds

  7. Photographs like these don’t lie. But sadly the pit apologists will cry out, “There’s no such thing as a pit bull!” even as the evidence is before their very eyes.

    If you used the exact same photos of any of these killer pits in a fake feel-good story (think The Dodo style propaganda), the pit folks would happily claim them as their own. “Look at the sweet pibble, noblest of dogs and friend to all! Pit bulls are just misunderstood.”

    But when paired with the photo of a victim they have killed, they’re suddenly “not a pit bull because there’s no such thing as a pit bull.”

  8. To solve dog health and safety risks to people we need to explore the psychological reasons why people want to own dogs, and impose them on others when there is so much evidence people have valid reasons for wanting to enjoy freedom from dogs.

    One example that provides insight is Putin bringing his dog to a meeting with Angela Merkel. The following quotes are from news reports http://www.businessinsider.com “That time Putin brought his dog to a meeting to scare Angela Merkel”

    “As the dog approached and sniffed her, Merkel froze, visibly frightened….and her fear couldn’t have escaped Putin, who sat back and enjoyed the moment….

    Later, Merkel interpreted Putin’s behavior. “I understand why he has to do this-to prove he’s a man,’ she told a group of reporters.”He’s afraid of his own weakness. Russia has nothing, no successful politics or economy. All they have is this.”

    The worst cases of denial I found was on VETzInsight under the heading “Euthanizing aggressive Dogs: Sometimes It’s the Best Choice.” 181 pages of comments like”Chester is a good boy with a diseased mind.” but not one comment acknowledging dogs are predators with instinctive triggers that cause them to attack people or animals acting like prey.

    Dog health and safety issues are human psychological issues. To solve these issues we must first deal with the psychological issues why people feel a desire to intimidate and abuse others. Once we deal with this issue, not many people will want to own a dog.

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