Skip to comments.Florida boy, 4, mauled to death by pit bulls, officials say
Posted on 07/20/2014 7:53:53 PM PDT by BBell
TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A 4-year-old Florida boy was mauled to death by two pit bulls at his uncle's home, said authorities on Sunday, who suggested the child may have let the dogs out of their cage to play with them.
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Horrible way to die, having chunks of you grabbed and torn off until you finally expire, in his case, perhaps his little limbs went, after his face.
Why anyone would want a dog that dangerous is beyond me.
Gee, they never did that before......
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The adults went in a bedroom to talk, leaving the boy alone. More like the adults went in a bedroom to get high. Oh, and blame the kid for letting them loose.
Thanks for keeping this boys horrible death in perspective.
If you have to keep your dogs in a cage, maybe you need some new dogs.
I guess you missed the dozens of other examples where the pitbull saved people! Why don’t you look at the owners of the dogs that kill instead of a specific breed?
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Just days after he was saved from a shelter, TaterTot returned the favor by performing a rescue of his own.
Right now, like many people, we are paying attention to the outing of a flawed and deadly breed.
I hope you don’t mind that we track things like that, and crime, and wild animals, and such in our lives.
They probably ripped his throat out after he started screaming. And what is a 4 year old doing up that late anyway?
You are ignoring the fact that not all pitbulls are dangerous killers. You are very selective with your “research”. Makes me think you have an agenda.
so I’ve concluded all pit bull attacks are due to the owners.
Some people should own fish not pit bulls as they don’t bother to train a pitbull to not be the alpha in the house when they leave the room.
Oh, I didn’t realize the family dogs tore him apart after 10:00 on a Saturday night, I was distracted by trying to imagine family dogs that want to kill 4 year olds.
LOL, no I’m not ignoring anything or thinking that “all” pitbulls kill someone.
You clearly have an agenda, one that keeps you from even thinking about the dead child, evidently.
That is a real cutie.
Just doesn’t make up for all the people they kill, limbs they rip off, faces they detach. German shepherd and other dogs do valorous things too, but the pits kill more people than all other dog bite fatalities combined.
If you own any dog, take precautions. I go into an average of 6 different homes each day. Many of them with dogs. No matter how politely I ask an owner to please put the dog away while I work, most get offended, and few actually put them away. Almost all will tell me how their little precious family member would never hurt anyone, that its bark is louder than its bite. Yet, when the owners back is turned these precious family members can, and do, go on the offensive. Jumping and growling and snarling and yes, sometimes biting me. I have to grin and bare it or lose customers. I haven’t been seriously injured yet. But It’s coming.
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