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Burleson infant dies after mauling by dog Burleson infant dies after mauling by dog
Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | Sept 25, 2012 | Deanna Boyd

Posted on 09/26/2012 2:53:18 AM PDT by tuffydoodle

BURLESON -- A 3-month-old boy who died Monday evening after being mauled by his father's dog had been asleep on a bed inside the house when he was attacked, police officials said Tuesday. Burleson police officers had been at the house in the 200 block of Linda Drive in connection with a domestic dispute between the infant's parents when the mauling occurred. Officers administered emergency aide to the baby, Rayden Bruce, until paramedics arrived but the infant was pronounced dead at 8:29 p.m. Monday at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/09/25/4286485/burleson-infant-dies-after-mauling.html#storylink=cpy

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: death; infant; mauling; onetitleisenough; pitbull; rdo

1 posted on 09/26/2012 2:53:26 AM PDT by tuffydoodle
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To: tuffydoodle

I know pit bulls have their defenders, but these people buy them for fighting.

People who are into dog fighting are depraved barbarians and I have no use for them


2 posted on 09/26/2012 3:02:15 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: yldstrk

I’m always stunned when people defend this breed, especially after a tragedy such as this.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 3:07:38 AM PDT by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: tuffydoodle

But they will defend dogs who’s instincts are bred 400 years deep to bite and fight. Then they want to blame it on a person. No this is exactly what this dog was bred to do.


4 posted on 09/26/2012 3:11:12 AM PDT by oldenuff2no
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To: tuffydoodle

Lovely. RIP.


5 posted on 09/26/2012 3:19:34 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: oldenuff2no

Agreed. I had a border collie that would stalk and herd anything, barn cats, frogs, ducks, whatever. I also have a blue heeler that herds by nipping at heels and will nip at any heels, regardless of who they belong to. (we finally got her to stop doing that to people but she’s elderly now and doesn’t do anything but sleep). Dogs are bred with certain behaviors and that’s a fact.


6 posted on 09/26/2012 3:25:31 AM PDT by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: tuffydoodle

Imagine the terror the baby felt...being eaten alive by a pit...we have elderly people in my area who won’t go outside anymore due to the pits that get loose around here...


7 posted on 09/26/2012 3:27:28 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: tuffydoodle
I’m always stunned when people defend this breed, especially after a tragedy such as this.

Did you see the comment from the owner on his Facebook page addressing the last time his pit got loose in the neighborhood? Charming.

8 posted on 09/26/2012 3:32:11 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: yldstrk

does anyone know the difference between a pit bull and an Amstaff? in looks? I don’t...


9 posted on 09/26/2012 3:54:38 AM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: Cronos

they do kind of look alike but I don’t think they are the same


10 posted on 09/26/2012 4:09:39 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: tuffydoodle

If only the cops had followed SOP and shot the dog when they arrived all this could have been prevented.


11 posted on 09/26/2012 4:10:39 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (We won't stand for biased umps fixing a ball game but we allow a biased media to fix elections.)
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To: tuffydoodle

They just never learn.


12 posted on 09/26/2012 4:15:45 AM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: oldenuff2no
No this is exactly what this dog was bred to do.

Kill infants??

No wonder prosecutors hire you to give testimony.

13 posted on 09/26/2012 5:19:36 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: oldenuff2no
No this is exactly what this dog was bred to do.

Who breeds dogs to eat human babies?

Really.

14 posted on 09/26/2012 5:21:21 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: tuffydoodle

I have been told, repeatedly, that attacks like this are rare.


15 posted on 09/26/2012 5:22:45 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: who knows what evil?

“we have elderly people in my area who won’t go outside anymore due to the pits that get loose around here...”

Holy cow! Do you live in Atlanta? I’d be having a fine time making them target practice if they were loose.


16 posted on 09/26/2012 5:41:41 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: tuffydoodle

Keep in mind that there are 26 breeds of dog commonly mistaken for “Pit Bulls”, which means that the actual number listed as pit bite statistics is likely much lower when considering the dog in question is likely NOT an actual APBT. According to these statistics, Pit Bull type dogs and Rottweilers do the most damage when they do bite, which is understandable, considering their size and strength.

Find the “pit bull”:
http://www.understand-a-bull.com/Findthebull/findpitbull_v3.html

Recently there was an attack in Louisville that was reported as a pit bull. The facts (there was no correction printed afterwards by the “journalist”) were that the dog had no relationship to any one of the breeds referred to as having pit bull characteristics. Matter of fact, the writer of the piece had not seen the dog, nor had the police told him the dog was a pit bull. He admitted that some person that had *not even seen the dog* told him it was a pit bull. He was too damn lazy to verify *any* of the so called “facts” he had printed. And too unethical to print a correction.

My first point? This particular piece could be more or less accurate. It’s also more likely that is it somewhat to very inaccurate.

My other, more pertinent point is that on FR daily we piss and moan about inaccurate and biased reporting and yet when a piece fits our own mindset, well it must be the gospel truth. And we are all off in righteous indignation to attend the lynching.

People here need to think about my second point. We want to be taken seriously, it behooves us to understand the sources and limitations of the information we post here and use as ammunition to further our cause.

And for those interested in logic, when one extrapolates, one goes from the macro to the micro. One does NOT go from the micro to the macro. The later thinking process is what powers the bigoted liberal mind. And when you take inaccurate information from the micro to the macro, you have utter garbage.


17 posted on 09/26/2012 6:09:04 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Smokin' Joe; kanawa
Who breeds dogs to eat human babies?

Pit bull owners. It's not like this is an isolated incident.

18 posted on 09/26/2012 7:11:09 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: ChildOfThe60s
Keep in mind that there are 26 breeds of dog commonly mistaken for “Pit Bulls”

Put 'em all down. If it looks like a pit bull, and acts like a pit bull, it's a pit bull.

19 posted on 09/26/2012 7:14:25 AM PDT by PAR35
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To: tuffydoodle

KLBJ in Austin has been talking about this today. This dog had already gotten out before and bit someone on the ankle. It was caught, taken to a vet and then returned to the owner.


20 posted on 09/26/2012 7:47:29 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 ("It's better to vote for a Republican you don't know than wind up with a dim you don't like".)
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To: PAR35

Amazing, isn’t it, how some people will take the side of dogs over humans, particularly in defending pit bulls.

I knew when I read the headline that it wasn’t a poodle.

Sheesh.


21 posted on 09/26/2012 8:01:58 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: PAR35
Put 'em all down. If it looks like a pit bull, and acts like a pit bull, it's a pit bull.

It's apparent that you missed the point I was making.

OK, I'm going to respond, with the disclaimer that I am NOT making a personal attack on you.

Your response is very much like the reasoning and responses we see from the lefty extremists when confronted on global warming. It is also similar to the way they act when shown the impact of drilling in ANWR. Or when they see a single blind beetle where a power plant needs to go.

Do you understand the principle of logic that states one does not go from the micro to the macro? Do you know what that means?

Again, this is not a personal attack, but your reasoning and response has no foundation in logic, only emotion.

22 posted on 09/26/2012 8:42:18 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Thanks, that was interesting. Ours is supposedly an American Bulldog/Basset mix. No idea what difference is in American and Pit bull though.


23 posted on 09/26/2012 8:49:17 AM PDT by pnz1
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To: PAR35

Some were bred to fight other dogs. I seriously doubt anyone bred them to eat babies. Get a grip. Your hatred is consuming your ability to reason.


24 posted on 09/26/2012 8:51:52 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: pnz1

You’re welcome.

I (perversely) enjoy throwing a post in these pit bull threads. Same thing happens every time.

As usual, most people flip out and can’t focus on anything but a dog. See if anyone actually responds (without foaming at the mouth) to my points about the doubtful accuracy of most reporting, etc. Nope. PB threads look more like something one sees on DU about taking guns from law abiding people.

No wonder we are losing to the fascists libs. Once you get many conservatives riled up, the logical part of their brain goes into a coma and emotion rules.

There are 300 million people in this country. If you weed out the inaccurate reporting and take what is left over and put it in perspective of that number, things *should* look a lot different.

Liberal reporters (redundant, I know) are ignorant and lie like rugs. Yet let one of them put the words “pit bull” into a story and shazaam, from God’s mouth to their ears.


25 posted on 09/26/2012 9:10:42 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: tuffydoodle; All

Dogs are supposed to be companions to man . These animals have been turned into self propelled,spontaneous activating anti-personal mines by the owners & the breeders . Find both the owner & the breeder & put them under the jail for life.


26 posted on 09/26/2012 12:35:40 PM PDT by Nebr FAL owner
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To: SJSAMPLE
I have been told, repeatedly, that attacks like this are rare.

Yes, you are quite right, they are rare. Thanks for repeatedly pointing that out.

27 posted on 09/26/2012 1:30:08 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: Jedidah
Amazing, isn’t it, how some people will take the side of dogs over humans, particularly in defending pit bulls.

Who is it that is defending this dog?

28 posted on 09/26/2012 1:34:11 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: PAR35; MizSterious; Kokojmudd; brytlea; Darnright; Sensei Ern; sangrila; rattrap; dervish; ...
RDO ping

Put 'em all down. If it looks like a pit bull, and acts like a pit bull, it's a pit bull.


29 posted on 09/26/2012 1:39:10 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: kanawa

My pittie is a love monkey. His attack mode is to lick his prey to death.


30 posted on 09/26/2012 1:55:17 PM PDT by mom4melody
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To: kanawa

I’m curious about the long amount of time the cops spent there in relation to the dog ‘suddenly attacking’ the baby.

Something seems...odd.


31 posted on 09/26/2012 3:15:57 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep, the clowns will eat me)
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To: PAR35

Aww, are the big mean scary pit bulls giving you nightmares? I guess we’d better ban them all, we’ll put em on the list right under those big mean scary assault rifles that the liberals wet their pants over.


32 posted on 09/27/2012 8:26:21 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: kanawa

You’re welcome.

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/09/27/14125653-60-year-old-grandmother-killed-by-family-pit-bull?lite


33 posted on 09/27/2012 11:35:22 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: ChildOfThe60s

“PB threads look more like something one sees on DU about taking guns from law abiding people.”

Not exactly the same thing. A pit’s instincts can kick in and do things that no one would have ever imagined it would do. A gun has no instincts and can’t get pissed and start shooting. Everytime something like this happens, the dog owner will usually say, “he’s never, ever, ever acted like that before! Cupcake is always so lovey dovey and will lick people to death.”


34 posted on 09/28/2012 11:33:43 AM PDT by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: tuffydoodle
Not exactly the same thing.

Obviously dogs are different than guns, everyone knows that.
It is the response that is similar.
That response being to call for the ban of the perceived offensive object.
Dogs in one case, guns in the other.

In both cases the banner refuses to acknowledge the human responsibility for the tragic occurrence.

The drive-by shooter irresponsibly sprays the street with bullets and a baby is killed.
Someone in the Burleson house left a baby alone with a dog,
an irresponsible act no matter what the type of dog, and a baby is killed.

35 posted on 09/28/2012 2:35:21 PM PDT by kanawa
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To: kanawa

Than you. You expressed what I was trying to say much better.


36 posted on 09/28/2012 3:01:23 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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