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Three-Year-Old Killed By Family Pit Bull
WITN (N. Carolina) ^ | 2/25/14

Posted on 02/25/2014 9:56:43 PM PST by Arthurio

Police in High Point say a 3-year-old child has been killed in the home by the family's pet pit bull terrier.

Authorities say High Point police officers were called Monday afternoon about a child bitten by a pit bull terrier. A family member rushed the child to High Point Regional Hospital.

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doggieping; pitbull; pitbulls; pitbullterrier; terrier

1 posted on 02/25/2014 9:56:43 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio
IT IS EVIL TO PLACE YOUR CHILDREN IN SUCH DANGER.....

why take chances any chance at all that you're little one could be hurt?.....why...why...why

2 posted on 02/25/2014 10:05:42 PM PST by cherry
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To: Slings and Arrows

But, cats don’t usually do this.


3 posted on 02/25/2014 10:18:25 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Arthurio

Uh oh, now all dog lovers will be up in arms about this unfair story of a misunderstood poor dog.


4 posted on 02/25/2014 10:18:42 PM PST by sagar
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To: Arthurio

A pit bull? Noooooo,,, this just doesn’t sound right. I want sources,,,,


5 posted on 02/25/2014 10:20:40 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: sagar

Well there’s not much understood about this dog other than that it was a pit. Was it old? Sick? Had it been trained to be mean? Was the child trying to do something to the dog out of adult supervision?

Having pet cats is one way of having a pet that is less likely to harm a child, if a pet is desired. All dogs will bite, and will bite rather than attempt to flee like most cats will if they sense a threat.


6 posted on 02/25/2014 10:23:21 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Arthurio

Are people really that stupid? Or is there something more sinister going on here? I vote the latter.


7 posted on 02/25/2014 10:28:11 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Arthurio

We had to give our dog away when our baby started crawling and getting banged into, trampled and pawed at.

You think you can keep them separated but you really can’t.

Dog lives in a nicer place now, outside the city with a huge yard and other dogs to play with.


8 posted on 02/25/2014 10:32:25 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: HiTech RedNeck
All dogs will bite, ...

I was regaled in my youth with the story of a neighbor, our doctor actually, who heard the dog whimpering and found his toddler son with his hand down the dog's throat. A collie.

9 posted on 02/25/2014 10:33:57 PM PST by dr_lew
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To: cherry

“IT IS EVIL TO PLACE YOUR CHILDREN IN SUCH DANGER.”
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I could never understand the type of person that would own one of these beast.
When I lived out in the country in west Tennessee, only a few black kids had pit bulls, their thinking it was cool. Fortunately, the dogs lasted only a few days before being run over on the highway.


10 posted on 02/25/2014 10:37:15 PM PST by AlexW
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To: dr_lew

That’s the one way I have heard to flummox a dog bent on biting. Shove fist down its throat. Takes some faith to believe that yes, the gag or gasp reflex will supersede the bite one.


11 posted on 02/25/2014 10:39:06 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Arthurio

It is hard to imagine a worse way for a soft, young child to go, than the way a dog would slowly kill one, in bits and pieces.


12 posted on 02/25/2014 10:47:50 PM PST by ansel12 (Ben Bradlee -- JFK told me that "he was all for people's solving their problems by abortion".)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Pitbulls are designed to attack and kill. They are weapons with mind of their own. No operator necessary for them to kill and maim. Poor children that die due to adults’ stupidity.

Is it a Darwin award win if your offspring dies because of your stupidity? Sounds harsh and not fair, but laws of nature are hardly fair.


13 posted on 02/25/2014 10:52:42 PM PST by sagar
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To: HiTech RedNeck
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14 posted on 02/25/2014 10:53:43 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: sagar

That’s a common expectation and some people like it.

So unscrupulous breeders will be abusive to the puppies in order to build up their “fight.” Kick them around, put Tabasco in their face, etc.

And it becomes self fulfilling prophecy. If you actually go on You Tube and look, there are a lot of cute videos of kittens and pits cavorting together to various cute musical backgrounds.


15 posted on 02/25/2014 10:57:00 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“If you actually go on You Tube and look, there are a lot of cute videos of kittens and pits cavorting together to various cute musical backgrounds.”

There is no reason to not believe that this pit was a loving dog. These creatures just snap...when they do, they kill.


16 posted on 02/25/2014 11:06:04 PM PST by sagar
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To: sagar

Again this is a risk with many dogs. But a German Shepherd, say, is less likely to be raised mean because of a clientele that wants the dog to be mean.

Let’s not go off half cocked here with bad science any more than we should go Chicken Little with climate change and bad science.


17 posted on 02/25/2014 11:13:19 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: cherry
Parents should always be over cautious about having dogs in the house with small children. My brother gave away his retired police K-9 when his son was born. The dog was perfectly obedient but he could be aggressive. The dog most likely would have been fine with the baby but why take the chance.
18 posted on 02/25/2014 11:21:43 PM PST by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: Arthurio

Dreadful. RIP.


19 posted on 02/25/2014 11:26:09 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Where’s Mooch?


20 posted on 02/26/2014 12:24:43 AM PST by lee martell
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Ai, ai, ai.

Pit bulls are dangerous because they were bred to fight in the "pits"--the Brits did a dirty deed when they created this dog through selecting out of types.

Well-treated pits are the most dangerous, because their MORON owners insist they "they'll just lick you to death."

A dog is not a Tabula Rasa. Border collies herd sheep. Labradors are service dogs. Bloodhounds track. Terriers are great for vermin control.

And pit bulls just should not be, at all.

21 posted on 02/26/2014 3:44:59 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: sagar

I love dogs, but am no fan of pitbulls. I think people should stick to coonhounds.


22 posted on 02/26/2014 4:26:49 AM PST by Bulwyf
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I see pitbulls as pet tigers, pythons, rattle snakes, and other domesticated menace.

I don’t care if people own them and get mauled by them. Good riddance. But, if they let them loose and pose threat to me and my family, I should be able to put them down. As long as I am able to shoot unleashed pitbulls, I don’t care what people keep as “pets.” It is their right to keep whatever they fancy and it is my right to protect myself.


23 posted on 02/26/2014 6:55:36 AM PST by sagar
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To: sagar; Salamander

Don’t be dissing snakes.


24 posted on 02/26/2014 7:01:39 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Mamzelle

As any “purebred” dog they actually have a lot of mongrel in them. If they can be bred nasty, they can also be bred nice. If we have a problem with nastiness in some strains of pit, then we have an opportunity for conscientious breeders to keep the look but lose the nastiness.


25 posted on 02/26/2014 7:04:18 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Bulwyf

The only dog I was ever truly afraid of and refused to go near was my dad’s Bluetick, Rock.

That dog was a menace to society.

The only reason he was allowed to live was the fact that he sired some of the finest hunting dogs in this area.

He was so vicious that my dad stuck me with the task of feeding and cleaning up after him.


26 posted on 02/26/2014 1:43:32 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“Domesticated menace”.

LOL

That would be a good name for a snake breeding business.

[or a punk rock band]


27 posted on 02/26/2014 1:45:19 PM PST by Salamander (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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