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6-year-old boy hospitalized after dog attack (Pit Bull Alert)
KSL (Utah) ^

Posted on 02/14/2014 5:18:16 PM PST by Arthurio

SALT LAKE CITY — A 6-year-old boy has been hospitalized after an attack by a neighbor's pit bull.

April Hancock said she was watching out a window Wednesday evening as her son, Wyatt Abraham, was playing soccer in a neighbor's yard and the dog snapped its chain. The dog's owner wrestled the animal off, but released it as Wyatt began to run away, and the dog attacked again, Hancock said.

Wyatt was severely bitten on his face, requiring hours of reconstructive surgery, and another surgery is scheduled for deep puncture wounds to his arm.

Read more at http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=28710012#J8WwSufRfZ7s7vVK.99

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doggieping; dogofpeace; pitbull; pitbulls

1 posted on 02/14/2014 5:18:16 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

That’s gross

Dead dog....


2 posted on 02/14/2014 5:25:09 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Arthurio
the owner voluntarily surrendered the dog, according to an animal services spokeswoman. The dog, which has no recorded history of attacks, was euthanized.

Good news.

Hancock .... said she fears the owner has attempted to sic the dog on her family. "We were moving our stuff in and he was saying, 'Oh, get 'em. Get 'em. Oh, good boy,'" Hancock said. "We got in a fight over him trying to sic his dog on our dog because we have pit bulls as well."

May God bless and keep this child safe from so many idiots.

3 posted on 02/14/2014 5:25:31 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Vendome
Dead dog....

Dog should have been dead before this happened.

4 posted on 02/14/2014 5:27:02 PM PST by CurlyDave (`)
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To: Vendome

Years ago a friend of mine had a pit bull that attacked his daughter ripped her cheek open and almost took her eye out.

After they got her sewed up at the emergency room child’s protective services and animal control showed up at his house.

They wanted to take his daughter and his dog.

He got his shotgun and told them they weren’t taking his dog.

He went over, shot the dog and said now if you want it you can have it.

Child protective services dropped wanting to take his daughter.


5 posted on 02/14/2014 5:44:22 PM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Arthurio
Waiting for the FR pit bull lovers to post pictures of their darling warling puppie wuppiekins and say "it isn't the dogs it's the owners" (morons)

You posted the reality - something thw PB worshipping brigade has little familiarity with.

6 posted on 02/14/2014 5:46:36 PM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga
Waiting for the FR pit bull lovers to post pictures of their darling warling puppie wuppiekins and say "it isn't the dogs it's the owners" (morons)

But he is such a nice loving dog... I never dreamed that he would kill that child....

Notice to all idiots, Pitt Bulls Kill and attack kids.....

SO NOW YOU KNOW!!!!!!! NOW YOU CAN NEVER SAY AGAIN THAT YOU DIDN'T KNOW.....

7 posted on 02/14/2014 5:57:48 PM PST by oldenuff2no
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To: Arthurio

I’m glad you added the alert tag, otherwise I would have pictured a chihuahua.


8 posted on 02/14/2014 6:01:47 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: All

How I miss Chet on here.


9 posted on 02/14/2014 6:02:08 PM PST by Shimmer1
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To: wmfights

Ping


10 posted on 02/14/2014 6:48:15 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: IMR 4350

Hope his daughter appreciates his loss....


11 posted on 02/14/2014 7:19:46 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Arthurio
The dog's owner wrestled the animal off, but released it as Wyatt began to run away, and the dog attacked again, Hancock said.

I found this part interesting. The guy releases the dog before the child was secure and so the child gets attacked again? strange.

12 posted on 02/14/2014 7:36:50 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Arthurio

The alert should read: (Pit Bull OWNER alert)


13 posted on 02/14/2014 7:42:20 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: plain talk

The guy should not have released the dog at all.

He should have made sure IT was secure, not the child.


14 posted on 02/14/2014 7:53:12 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: plain talk

Actually, at that point, couldn’t the guy be sued for negligence?

He knew the dog already had just attacked someone and he let it go anyway when that person was still in the vicinity? Only moments after the attack happened?

What is wrong with the guy?


15 posted on 02/14/2014 7:55:33 PM PST by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: Arthurio

Gee, It never did that before.

http://dogbitelaw.com/dog-bite-statistics/the-breeds-most-likely-to-kill.html


16 posted on 02/14/2014 8:05:47 PM PST by super7man
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To: plain talk

The story I got from one of the family members was that as Wyat was running away that the dog got away from the owner.

Oh and to the people talking about them owning pitbulls too. The kids parents are upset that this made the news because it makes pitbulls sound bad.

Makes me sick too.


17 posted on 02/14/2014 9:07:08 PM PST by pennyfarmer (Your socialist beat our liberal AGAIN.)
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To: pennyfarmer
The story I got from one of the family members was that as Wyat was running away that the dog got away from the owner.

Actually that makes more sense than the way the journalist wrote the story. tragic. thanks

18 posted on 02/14/2014 9:13:54 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Vendome

After ripping his daughters face open he didn’t see it as a loss.

He thoroughly enjoyed it.


20 posted on 02/15/2014 4:46:20 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: metmom
Of course this will be ignored by the "animal lovers".

As I've said before this is a breed that is dangerous and the risks far exceed any benefits. The breed should be eliminated. It can be done by requiring insurance of owners, pass laws making it illegal to breed them, or require them to be put down.

Any one who owns a pit bull is playing with fire and almost always it's a neighbor that suffers the consequence.

Thanks for the ping.

21 posted on 02/15/2014 7:41:45 AM PST by wmfights
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To: metmom; plain talk
He knew the dog already had just attacked someone and he let it go anyway when that person was still in the vicinity? Only moments after the attack happened?

What is wrong with the guy?

He's a pit bull owner. He's already got a screw loose in his head.

22 posted on 02/15/2014 7:45:10 AM PST by wmfights
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To: kanawa
crude remark

You're showing your (total lack of) class dog boy.

23 posted on 02/15/2014 11:43:23 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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