Skip to comments.Mom Shoots Neighbor's Dog After it Attacks Daughter
Posted on 05/20/2010 2:50:46 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
LAKE FOREST -- A woman in Lake Forest shot her neighbor's dog after the animal attacked her 6-year-old daughter, authorities said.
The attack happened just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday ...
A 14-year-old boy heard screams and saw a brown and white boxer grab his 6-year-old sister's shoulder while she was playing on the driveway with her 3-year-old sister.
The boy ran to the driveway and tried to pull his sister away from the animal, but the dog then bit the girl seven times on the leg, head, shoulder and face, authorities said.
The girl's mother, Jennifer Cooper, was on the porch with her 1-year-old child and saw the dog bite her daughter. She said she tried to get the children in the house and scare the dog away.
She told police the dog tried to lunge at the youngest child, and she then went inside the home, got a Glock pistol and shot the dog in the throat.
"It could have been much worse," Cooper told KTLA. "I could be at the E.R. right now with a child that's been severely mauled or even dead."
(Excerpt) Read more at ktla.com ...
He run over it with his fly ride yo, know what I'm sayin'?
Dog of Peace (tm) Alert.
Give that woman a marksmanship medal. And if the dog’s owner complains, have the police shoot him!
Get you Glock on.
“CA Mom shoots Boxer.”
Are we talking about the same dog?
Yup! ~Scary all right!~
Watch. She’ll probably eventually be arrested for (1) shooting a gun within the city limits; or (2) having an unlicensed gun or using a gun under the license of another person (husband). Betcha.
“Every single time you read a report of someone being savaged by a dog it is either a pitbull or a rottweiler. Period. They are both trash dogs and the breeds should be wiped out.”
Well Tomasco, that didn’t take very long, did it?
Prefer your crow raw or baked?
I’m surprised we don’t see more attacks by boxers; they’re very popular, and most people can’t keep up with their high energy and intensity.
My brother-in-law owns a boxer that is absolutely nuts, and likes to charge out the door any chance it gets. It’s only a matter of time before it bites someone which is too bad, since he’s a sweet dog most of the time.
If they looked like that....it is frightening. Cats with those hairstyles.
That’s a many-layered comment you have there.
Went through that myself.
The neighbor was feeding them like crazy and at first they just got “bold”...and then they got rabid.
That was one, long “fun” summer.
Fo shizzle homey.
Yeah, I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop.
Boxers are in the top 10 ‘dangerous breed’ list.
You just don’t “see more” about them because it’s not as sensationalistic as “Killer Pit Bulls Attack!”.
They were bred from archaic Bull Dogs (the gladiator in the ring with a Bull “I AM SPARTICUS” dogs) and Mastiffs.
The “boxing” reflex is an attempt to hook the leg with a paw to take a man down. The Bull Mastiff's muzzle is short so that it can hold a man by the throat and still breath.
The Bull Mastiff is bred to be a herdsman's protection dog, gentle with his master and master's family and the flock, but ready to defeat in glorious battle any and all poachers and or their dogs that they encounter.
I see this in my dog. She looks like any potential encounter with humans and dogs could be either neighbors you wave to, or poachers that are to be knocked down and held by the neck with bites thrown in for good measure (and your little dog too!). She will “stalk” in a low crouch then sprint into a silent attack.
So a Boxer is the descendant of a Gladiator by way of a VeniVidiVici dog.
Alone and out on “patrol”, any number of normal 6 year old girl behaviors could have triggered an attack.
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