Tag Archives: dog attacks

Fighting the good fight.

I admit, as I’ve gotten more deeply immersed in my Border Collies, I’ve been moving away from the world of pit bulls. Part of this is because of the world of pit bulls- there is so much going on there … Continue reading

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Couldn’t have been a Lab– they don’t bite.

Local news story: Man was attacked by his own Labrador Retriever during a “family altercation”. The dog was tasered by police because it was “out of control” and they couldn’t otherwise contain him. The man was taken to the hospital … Continue reading

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Local pit bull attack.

On Friday morning I was greeted with a front page newspaper story about a local pit bull attack on a seven year old boy. The dog was new in the home, had been adopted from the shelter about six weeks … Continue reading

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When “stupid” is mainstream.

There’s been a lot of discussion about the Dogo who bit the reporter in the face while on camera, nearly severing her lip, and landing her in the hospital in “fair” condition. I think I read she needed 72 stitches … Continue reading

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When dangerous dog owners fail good dogs.

I used to know this dog. I say used to because he’s dead now. He was a very nice dog. Not a pit bull, but he played one on tv. Super happy, wiggly, goofy, all tongue and bully grin. As … Continue reading

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Testicle Phobia 2: Stay out of my dog’s pants.

I wrote on this subject last month but I’m revisiting it because I’m aggravated. And also because Dr. Khuly has an interesting post on the subject of men and their odd attachment to their dogs’ balls. But mostly? Because I’m … Continue reading

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When the news… isn’t news.

Can somebody please explain to me why there is such a rash of dog bite stories in the news all the time? We’ve got every kind of pit bull story under the sun, from actual severe attacks to pit bull … Continue reading

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Baby dog kills baby human. And it’s not a pit bull this time.

Out of Tulsa, OK earlier this week came a horrible story of an infant (suspected to have been) killed by a baby puppy. An update on the story is here and unsurprising. The baby had been left unattended in a … Continue reading

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Baby mauled by… baby.

Fresh from the You Have Got To Be Freaking Kidding Me hall of shfame comes this little gem of a story: Child welfare investigators are investigating the unreported mauling of a one-year-old child in Spokane Valley early Sunday. About 2 … Continue reading

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Another reason not to chain unsupervised.

In another utterly preventable dog bite case coming out of Virginia, a toddler is bitten in the face by a chained, unsupervised pit bull after the child wandered away from his home and into the dog’s yard, two trailers away. … Continue reading

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