Skip to comments.Woman's arm almost severed in dog attack (Pit Bull Alert)
Posted on 03/22/2010 11:26:52 PM PDT by Chet 99
A woman is in serious condition after being attacked by her own dog at Portland in western Victoria.
Ambulance officers say both of the woman's arms are badly injured and they described one of them as being "partially amputated".
She also has horrific facial injuries.
Police believe a family member alerted neighbours to the attack at the woman's flat in Pile Street.
When the neighbours arrived, they could see the woman being mauled by the pit bull Staffordshire cross.
They entered the house by smashing a glass panel in the front door.
(Excerpt) Read more at abc.net.au ...
“We have no understanding of why the dog attacked. It was completely unprovoked.”
Seems this is the usual comment.
It really wasn’t a Pit Bull.... it it it was an amish lab.....
I have to ask Chet, were you bitten by pitbulls at some point? Why the interest? Seriously.
Chet’s mom ran off with a Pitt Bull and he has been angry every since. Thank God he is not obsessed with porno. I wonder if he even contributes money to FR since it finances his obsession.
Posters Number 4 and 5 are using Alynski’s rule number 5 against you Chet .
A woman who owned one of these kind ,loyal, animals gets eaten and they ridicule the Poster.
The article doesn’t make it clear, but I’m assuming that the dog belonged to the bitee.
It's in the first line!
It happened in AUSTRALIA.
Yes, Chet is obsessed with attacking these sweet, innocent, harmless little furballs.
This latest attack was obviously the owner’s fault. I bet that poor little pitbull was being fed nothing but dog food and hadn’t been served a toddler in over a month!
Indeed, but that is relevant neither to the question posed nor my response to it.
I.e., I don’t know what you mean. Please elaborate.
Chet is the messenger, some still want to abridge his freedom of speech and information . If you don’t like the message, don’t click on the thread. typical liberal tactic, rididule the messenger if you don’t want the message out in the public. Thanks Chet for the update on the dog of peace that will never turn on its owner or their children...
I don’t care how many threads Chet uses his freedom of speech to post. He can post as many as he wants, and I’ll still ridicule him, not because of some perceived liberal tactic, but because CHET is against FREEDOM OF CHOICE of AMERICANS to own the breed they want to own.
A LIBERAL tactic is to BAN A BREED “for the children.” A LIBERAL tactic is to DEMONIZE A BREED, ie Dobermans, German Shepherds, Pit Bulls, while completely indifferent to the individual dog. A LIBERAL tactic is to LIE ABOUT THE OWNERS of the demonized breed, stating they have depraved indifference to the safety of humans. A LIBERAL tactic is to POST ARTICLE AFTER ARTICLE ABOUT ONE BREED, ignoring every other breed of dog. A LIBERAL tactic is to MISIDENTIFY THE DOG as a Pit Bull, when it is a hybrid, a mutt, or some other breed mistaken for a pit.
I don’t take kindly to being called liberal by ANYBODY on FR. I don’t like Chet’s message, and I’ll click on the thread if I want. I’ll comment if I want. And I’ll call you on your lies about LIBERAL TACTICS.
I have to ask you, why direct vitriole at the poster of this article? Are you so in love with this beast (pit bull) that despite ample evidence the breed is dangerous) you just don’t care about the injuries suffered by those attacked? Pathetic.
Well, goat granny, obviously you got under this poor woman’s skin - LMAO.
You think FREEDOM is funny? You think calling FREEPERS who support it is funny? You think it’s funny when somebody on FR who has been here for nearly 10 years doesn’t like being called “liberal”? You think it’s funny that I’m angry?
Seriously, what are you laughing about?
Bless you, Judith Anne. You are a brave woman, and you are right!
I’m a little tired of people wanting stuff banned “for the children.”
First guns. Then cigarettes. Now salt, and HCFS, and Pepsi. Next, any dog over 10 pounds. Next, anything the TRUE liberals don’t like.
Honestly, this is FREE REPUBLIC. In what used to be America.
Hard to believe, isn’t it? We are being overrun.
He must have said that on a different thread. I don't see him commenting at all here.
If Chet wasn't agenda driven he would also post the occasional positive pit bull article...there have been such things, but they don't get attention. It would be like posting articles about all the Toyota cars and trucks that didn't inexpicably accelerate this week. It's hard to push your meme when you acknowledge evidence to the contrary.
I’m laughing AT YOU
Nearly everyone who posts articles on FR is AGENDA driven. What’s your point?
If you have articles that are positive regarding Pit Bulls, post them. If not, stop bitching.
“Woman’s arm almost severed in dog attack (Pit Bull Alert)”
See, this is why Pugs are better.
Nearly everyone who posts on FR bitches. Especially those of us that see leftist agendas (breed specific legislation) being pushed by so-called conservatives and libertarians.
Just so that you know that if your pit bull makes any movement that I deem to be of an aggressive nature anywhere near me, it’s dead.
I don’t have a pitbull, lol, but once you and your pantywaist buddies at PETA succeed in banning pitbulls, I’m sure you’ll be coming for me and my shepherd ‘cause they scare liberal bedwetters, too. All I can say, is don’t make any movements he or I deem aggressive. :-)
So, you are going to lower yourself to making threats against a person? Just keep in mind that I have the right to defend myself against not only aggressive dogs, but their owners too. Be careful of what you wish for - the other guy just might be packing.
FYI, I have no fear of any dog, Pit Bull’s included. This is because I have the means with me to stop an attack dead in it’s tracks. Given that Shepards have a much lower likelihood of attacking, I’m not concerned about Shepards at all. I’m also not concerned about those who make threats.
Also, FYI, I’m a member of PETA - People for the Eating of Tasty Animals.
Big man. ROFL!
ROFL!!!! Now you threaten a woman? First the dog, then the man, now the woman? For growling at you?
No need to ridicule YOU, I see. You’ve taken care of that all by yourself.
PETA and any other number of animal rights groups heartily endorse breed specific bans, but they do so in order to set a precedent to reach their stated goal of banning animal ownership altogether. Pits are easy targets because there are incidents that almost always arise from irresponsible, inexperienced owners, and like with all other leftist agendas, once you whip up passions and emotions, no amount of logic or fact is going to turn that around. They know that. If you think a ban on pitbulls would solve dog maulings, or that they would be the last breed banned, you're truly a dim bulb. The irresponsible owners would gravitate to chows, akitas, mastiffs, etc., breed them for aggression, and we'd have the same problem we do have with pits now (and I acknowledge there's a problem, but that it's almost always the result of the breeder and/or owner).
If you want to solve this, focus on the people who are responsible and hammer them. And don't buy into the inflammatory press, which frequently misidentifies the breeds...
My, my. LOL!
Yep. Breed specific bans are the wolf in sheep’s clothing.
PS, I don’t think my mastiff would like him much. My mastiff might deem HIM aggressive, LOL!
There’s a pic of me, my neice, my Tervuren and my brother’s Mastiff about 3/4 the way down my FR home page.....;-)
I have listened to the Pit Bull people here for years defend these animals. And I really tend to be on their side. It is usually the owner that is the problem.
I was walking my dog at Greenlake on Saturday and passed dozens of dogs. They and my dog all had varying degrees of interaction - all friendly. Then I came across a guy with a Pit Bull and didn’t give it a thought. My dog got within about a foot of it (it is a Maltipoo) and nearly got tore apart.
Beautiful dogs, and pictures. I read the book from the monks of New Skete Monastery, they sure know their dogs. Are they still in the raising and training business?
Yep...the Monks are still active.
The breed demonizes itself without my help...You seem to love reading his posts cause your always on them it seem...imho
As far a calling you a liberal, I did not. but if the shoe fits wear it..
Some people are pretty thin skinned I guess. :O)
I don't know if he wants the breed banned or if he is simply trying to warn people about the breed, which is a public service if that is what he is trying to do. People need to know that Pit Bulls, regardless of the fact some of them never hurt anyone, are the most likely dog to turn on their master and savage them. I say this as a person whose daughter owned a pit bull that never harmed a fly and died in his sleep peacefully after 13 years of life.
Regardless of that, pit bulls will attack/kill more frequently than other breeds. Chet 99 does nothing more than post news articles, he doesn't make them up, he posts truthful articles, something liberals don't do.
It is NOT a liberal tactic to tell the truth. If Chet lied about pit bulls and posted articles of his own invention then you could call him a liberal.
You, OTH, are using liberal tactics by attacking Chet for simply posting the articles, regardless if you want to face the facts of those actions or not.
Yeah, old Chet sure is a “messenger” alright. He sits around at home and posts articles on FR to feed his obsession. A real messenger gets out in his community and educates, as opposed to cut and pasting crap on a conservative website. No offense to you, but most conservatives have common sense when it comes to dangerous animals, and it has been proven that there are over 20 breeds that are constantly mistaken for being pitt bulls. Chet is a joke.
1) Only the government can censor
2) Over 20 breeds are mistaken for Pitt Bulls
You obviously didnt read it right or you have a mistaken impression.
I was merely informing the Poster of the attack that numbers 4&% were posting. Suggest you read their posts,My suggestion that the animals are kind and loyal is sarcasm.
Pitt bulls are very intimidating animals, The purchasers and owners of them know this. It is more tham likely the reason they bought them. They are surprised when their darling pets try to eat them. They seem to think it’s ok for their pets to intimidate their neighbors.
It seems few here understand the first word in Free Republic.
Sometimes, I wonder why they’re actually here. Buncha freaking nannies.
Actually, you completely misread my post. I wasn’t ridiculing him at all, I was asking a serious quesiton.
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