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Boy, 7, dies four days after being savaged by pit bulls
Daily Mail ^ | 4/8

Posted on 04/11/2013 1:06:28 PM PDT by Arthurio

A seven-year-old boy has died four days after being savaged by two pit bull mix dogs belonging to his neighbour.

Tyler Jett was dragged from his bike as he cycled home from school.

He was just yards from his home in Calaway, Florida, when the two dogs, an Alapha blood bulldog and brindle bulldog, escaped and pounced on him.

Family members hearing his screams ran from their home and managed to pull the dogs off him.

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TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals
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Mother kisses her boy goodbye:


1 posted on 04/11/2013 1:06:28 PM PDT by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

The neighbor should be locked in a room with his dogs. After a few weeks unlock the door and see if he lived.


2 posted on 04/11/2013 1:10:36 PM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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To: Arthurio

Each man has to determine when justice has been served or not and when mercy or justice is required.


3 posted on 04/11/2013 1:19:10 PM PDT by WriteOn (Truth)
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To: John O

There are those that think dogs are more value than humans. There would be scorched earth at my neighbor’s house.


4 posted on 04/11/2013 1:28:07 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Arthurio
Family members hearing his screams ran from their home and managed to pull the dogs off him.

Forget pulling, I would have cut their throats. Always have a sharp pocket knife.

5 posted on 04/11/2013 1:31:07 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Resolute Conservative
My wife and I went to visit her sister recently. They took in a dog 3 years ago that was given up by its former owners since it bit a mom and snarled and lunged at their newborn.

My sister in law took it in and then got pregnant. SIL quote a while back when I expressed my concern was "We take all precautions...we don't even trust the dog with our new baby".

When we went to visit with our 2.5 year old boy and 10 month old, my little boy kept saying "Look dad, there is bad dog" (I had coached him on staying away).

My SIL was pretty pissed that I had taught my son to fear that dog and call him "Bad dog".

I had told her that the gun I brought to CA was not for protection, but to kill her dog if it so much as growled at my children. I had told her to board it or let someone take care of it while we were out there for a week, but she kept coming up with excuses on why no one would take it in for a few days.

Anyways, Lesson learned. We will stay at hotel from now on when visiting her relatives. I was dead serious that I would kill that dog without blinking an eye if it did ANYTHING hostile towards my children.

My wife and I had a stressful visit simply keeping vigil on where that dog was at all times.

6 posted on 04/11/2013 1:35:58 PM PDT by DCBryan1
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To: Arthurio

That photo made me cry.... to have say good bye to such a young child is devastating

Unfortunately, too many people are irresponsibile with pets. That is problem #1 when stuff like this happens


7 posted on 04/11/2013 1:41:33 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: DCBryan1
Thats the thing about certain breeds. While individual dogs can be the best animal you could ever meet, the raw power they possess coupled with a potential for extreme agression means you ust can't trust them.

A friend of my dad's owned a pitbull. He had it for years, then one day the thing attacked him without provocation and clamped its jaws over his face. They had to kill it to get it off him.

8 posted on 04/11/2013 1:44:11 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Pontiac
Always have a sharp pocket knife.

Definitely worth doing. I've been carrying one knife or another since the ripe old age of seven. I'd hate to try to count the number of times people have asked to borrow this or that pocket knife. May you always have a hung handy, and may you never need it—and don't forget your pocket knife.

9 posted on 04/11/2013 1:44:56 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Arthurio

KILL’EM ALL G-DAMNIT. ENOUGH ALREADY. And I DON’T wanna hear any ‘pro-Pitt Bull’ replies. These animals are KILLERS OF HUMANS and can turn on a dime; Just ask your local animal shelter.. They’re FULL of them.


10 posted on 04/11/2013 1:52:59 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: SeminoleCounty

I agree. That poor boy and his family. God grant them the strength to carry on. Amen.


11 posted on 04/11/2013 1:54:31 PM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

A neighbors ex husband moved in. He brought his pit bull with him of which I was unaware.

One day, after work, I opened the front door to my house and opened the door letting my pointers out. Together we walked towards the my mail box, when the pit bull appeared and took a running grab at one of my pointers.

The neighbor called his pit bull off, and said to me “You’re lucky I was here to stop him!”

I replied “No, you’re lucky. If your pit goes after my dogs again I’ll be after you, and I guarantee my bite is a lot worse than his.”

Over the next year 3 dogs in the neighborhood were attacked by this pit bull, and another one was killed.....needless to say my house went up for sale and I moved.....

Waiting for all the pit bull apologists to show up.....

When I explained the situation to a boyhood friend, who was a state Humane Officer, his advice before I even finished explaining the situation was to kill that pit bull ASAP with a meatball laced with rat poison..... His 25+ year experience with the breed was totally unfavorable...


12 posted on 04/11/2013 1:57:15 PM PDT by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
The problem is, pitbulls have a certain aura that causes a lot of unqualified to want to own one.

You cannot take a pitbull and treat it like a labrador or a golden retriever. You need to be very skilled in training dogs to take on a pitbull or a dogo or whatever. Yet too many novices and neglectful owners pick one up and don't take the time to train it properly.

13 posted on 04/11/2013 1:58:07 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

You can’t train that killer instinct out. I don’t care how good a trainer you are.


14 posted on 04/11/2013 2:20:04 PM PDT by TStro
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

“...then one day the thing attacked him without provocation “

I have had the same experience with a pitbull. Lunged at my throat without warning as I sat on a couch and scratched his ears. I beat him with the couch. He seemed kinda’ sorry to have invested.


15 posted on 04/11/2013 2:29:50 PM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Arthurio; Chet 99

ping to chet99, where ever he may be.


16 posted on 04/11/2013 2:29:59 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Forty-Niner

A friend of mine would always own whatever the latest bad dog craze was. German Shepherds, Dobermans, rottweilers etc. He would not own a pitt bull though, he did not trust them. He told me if you dropped a pitt bull in a pen with three rottweilers you would end up with three dead rottweilers. He’s mellowed in his older years, he has a Labrador now.


17 posted on 04/11/2013 2:35:47 PM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Resolute Conservative
There would be scorched earth at my neighbor’s house.

Good. We have a couple of idiots in my area who walk their pits thru a residential area. They've been ask to walk their animals elsewhere, but they assert their 'right to walk their dog where they damn well please'...an accident waiting to happen, considering the elderly and children that live nearby. The thing ALWAYS lunges at me if I happen to be outside.

18 posted on 04/11/2013 2:36:07 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: TStro

True, which is why you just can’t trust these animals.


19 posted on 04/11/2013 2:42:20 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Arthurio

Not “pitbulls”.


20 posted on 04/11/2013 2:44:51 PM PDT by kanawa
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