Skip to comments.Chicago Jogger Critically Injured by Pit Bulls
Posted on 01/02/2012 8:55:41 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
A Chicago man was left in critical condition after two pit bull terriers attacked him as he jogged along the city's lakefront Monday morning.
The 62-year-old man was running in the city's South Shore neighborhood at approximately 6 a.m. when the mauling occurred. He sustained bites all over his body, including on his face.
"They were just going after the man like he was a piece of steak," Stanley Lee, who swung a baseball bat at the dogs in hopes to free the jogger, told MyFoxChicago.com. He went on to say the dogs went for the jogger's throat, face and arms, and called the attack was the worst thing he's ever seen.
Police officers found the dogs a short distance away from the site of the attack and fatally shot the animals as they attempted to attack them, department spokesman Officer Robert Perez said.
Neither officer was injured, he said.
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They’re just so sweet when you train them right./sarcasm
In honor of Chet99
Huskies are bread to pull - hounds are bread to hunt - Grey hounds are bred to run - Pitts are bred to fight - to the death..it's innate in their DNA...
It's like having a loaded gun laying around,
OK, who is pulling all the threads about Labrador Retrievers mauling people. I mean, I am sure Labrador Retrievers eat as many people as pit bulls do. BUT SOMEBODY KEEPS DELETING THE THREADS!
Yes Virginia, I am being caustically sarcastic. Maybe someone has a thread on Labs licking people to death.
Sure, sure, that is why we never hear of pits killing anyone, right.
Pit Bulls are just like any other dog.
Its the owners that make them mean.
Overwhelmingly those drawn to owning pitbulls are shown to be dangerous.
Put them down , not the doggies!
Gee, it is like they were bred for fighting or something. (sarc)
OH, link here.
just another example of a bad owner /s
The pit bull is the master of the “continuing attack”. That is a big reason why when people are reportedly “mauled”, it is from a pit bull. Most other dog breeds just bite, they don’t continue to bite and bite and bite and bite.
Actually I’m quite convinced they ARE NOT like other dogs.
The reason is, the whole thing has been done - kind of - in reverse.
Scientists in Russia tried the opposite, in the case of some type of fox that lives there. The reasons were selfish - the fox has a very luxuriant coat which makes very costly fur coats.
So they started trying to domesticate them by primarily picking the most human adapted animals from the litters and breeding them.
They ended up having a very successful program, and had fully domesticated foxes virtually identical to domesticated dogs.
Seven generations was all it took.
“They were just going after the man like he was a piece of steak,”
There is your typical Pit bull for you. That is exactly what you are.
I’ve been in quite many situations with loose dogs. The attacking part is not the breed.
Pit Bulls are more powerful and need more skilled owners.
I’m agreeing with the officer here. I would look at how they were treated and trained by the owners. I’d hold them accountable.
I’ve never heard of a loaded pistol jumping up and chasing a jogger down to shoot ‘im....
The wolf and the dog are now considered genetically identical by the scientists who know about such things.
Of course, pits can be sweet too, depending on circumstances. I think there’s a dozen or so videos on You Tube showing a pit bull and a kitten or cat snuggling and playing together to various pieces of overly cute music.
I pack every where I go. Bad dog! Bang!
Hyenas might take eight.
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