Skip to comments.Pit Bull Attack Leaves One Toddler Dead
Posted on 02/18/2014 12:54:08 PM PST by Arthurio
A pit bull attack left a 2-year-old girl in critical condition Monday morning and after being admit to a local area hospital, the girl died as a result of her injuries.
According to KWTX, the 2-year-old girl was from Temple Texas and has been identified as Jevaeh Mayes. Corporal Christopher Wilcox told reporters that officers were dispatched at around 11:30 am Monday morning to a home in the 800 block of East Avenue E. with reports of a dog bite.
KBTX stated that the dog which allegedly bit the girl was a pit bull that the family had been watching for a friend. The dog was in the backyard at the time of the alleged attack. 2-year-old Mayes had wandered into the backyard and was reportedly bit by the pit bull at that time. The girls parents say they didnt know that their daughter had wandered out into the backyard.
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In before “It’s the owner, not the breed”!
If the news was fair and balanced, they would report such attacks by other dog breeds as well. Pit bulls do attack humans less frequently than most other dog breeds.
Would like to look at the stats for that. Pit bulls still rank #1 for kills.
True that but pits are much more likely to maim or kill.
Chet99 is back
Cowardly Cops prefer to kill harmless and defenseless animals like Collies and Labrador Retirevers.
This particular paragraph says to me the "parents" must spend a lot of time wresting for use of a single brain cell.
- Watching a pit bull "for a friend" when a toddler is in the house????
- The parents "didn't know their daughter had wandered out into the backyard???"
This is going to haunt those parents for the rest of their lives... as it should.
What is the rate of death, serious injury, dismemberment and scars for pit bulls vs other breeds?
Most = >50%. What is the source of your information?
<>If the news was fair and balanced, they would report such attacks by other dog breeds as well.<>
You mean news like this:
Arizona neighborhood terrorized by feral packs of abandoned CHIHUAHUAS
East Temple is a bad part of town. Dangerous. . .even without the pit bull threat.
This can’t be! They’re such a sweet, harmless breed. I’m told this all the time - between attack stories.
Pit bulls are more or less the canine equivalent of assault weapons. The definition of which breeds are included is very loose. Often means any large scary dog.
Statistics on dog bites are collected with a very wide degree of reliability.
Any statistic as to number of bites or deaths caused by a particular breed is pretty meaningless without qualification by number of those dogs of that breed in US or percentage of dogs of that breed.
IOW, if (to make up some numbers) 25% of fatal bites are by “pit bulls,” but pit bulls are only 1% of all US dogs, they’re a lot more dangerous than the raw numbers or ranking would indicate.
“Funny how liberals never talk about banning pit bulls...”
Well, I don’t know if it is liberals, but there is fairly frequently talk of banning pit bulls, they may in fact be banned in some localities.
I encountered a female pit bull in our local kitchen store when the owner brought her on a leash into his office through the shop. I just stood stock still with my left hand slightly held off to my side. She came up, sniffed me, determined that I was ok, and we became friends. A little petting going on. Hope I didn’t interfere with her training as a watch dog.
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