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Saturday, April 25, 2015

MELBOURNE AU - A VICIOUS PIT BULL ATTACKED A 5-YEAR-OLD GIRL LEAVING HER WITH INJURIES TO HER FACE - NOW SHE IS AFRAID TO GO OUTSIDE ON HER OWN

Due to her facial injuries, Alexis was not able to attend her first day of school this year and still also goes to school with bandages on the left side of her face


The mother of a five-year-old girl has told of her heartache each time she looks at her daughter's disfigured face.
Young Alexis Douglas was playing at her sister's friend's house in Melbourne earlier this year, when A NEIGHBOUR'S PIT BULL  attacked the little girl.

The pitbull which attacked Alexis Douglas

Left with deep gashes of up to 10cm, her mother Monique Douglas told Daily Mail Australia that not a day goes by that she cries for her daughter who has been left so traumatised that she is unable to play outside by herself.  But what has outraged Mrs Douglas even more is that the dog's owner escaped without a conviction for not registering his pit bull and was instead handed a $1500 fine by the court.

It was a week after Alexis's fifth birthday when Mrs. Douglas received a call from her distraught teenage daughter, Maddie, on January 23. The 16-year-old had just witnessed her younger sister being mauled by a pit bull.

Mrs Douglas rushed over to the home, only to be told by her husband Andrew not to look at her youngest daughter. This was because Alexis had been bitten on the left side of her face with gashes from her middle forehead, the side of her temple to the left of her cheek. The five-year-old needed 50 stitches to her face and still requires treatment for the next three years, which Mrs Douglas says will cost nearly $10,000.

Left with deep gashes of up to 10cm, her mother Monique Douglas told Daily Mail Australia that she cries every day for her daughter who has been left so traumatised that she is unable to play outside by herself

So Mrs Douglas was infuriated on Thursday when Frankston Magistrates' Court handed dog owner Edward Powell a $1500 fine and no convictions, as he had put down his pitbull soon after the horrific incident occurred.
'He made himself out to look like the nice guy because he had originally rescued the dog from a factory but no questions were asked about why the dog had been abandoned in the first place,' Mrs Douglas told Daily Mail Australia.
'And because he put down the dog - despite having a close relationship with it - even though he didn't register it, it all makes me really angry.
'I had to sit through all the lies and the fact that he walks away with just $1500 is a disgrace.
'Even Ed's son told us that the dog had always been aggressive and that it growled at him all the time.
'I would've felt better if he was charged or given a fine of maybe $10,000 to $15,000 but at the end of the day, what his dog did to my daughter's face is something we have to live with for the rest of our lives.' 

Due to her facial injuries, Alexis was not able to attend her first day of school this year and spent the first term huddled inside the classroom with her teachers close by for fear of going outside.
She also goes to school with bandages on the left side of her face and further requires day and night masks, as well as silicon patches to help heal the permanent scarring. 
Mrs Douglas says she also massages her youngest daughter's face every night to reduce the injuries.
'The scarring is getting better but I work hard and ensure that I don't miss out a day or night of treating my daughter's face,' she said.
'But I cry every day for my daughter and Maddie is also heartbroken to see her sister like this. She blames herself for the attack.
'People don't understand what we've been through but I guess there's nothing we can do now as the verdict has been handed down.' 
Although Alexis has overcome her fear of the school playground, she is still afraid to leave her mother's side when it comes to public outdoor areas.
'Even the other day my older daughter was taking Alexis to the park without me and she started hyperventilating and was just hysterical,' Mrs Douglas said. 

Defence lawyer Michael Brown said Mr Powell did not register the rescued dog as he was relocating to a new area, the Herald Sun reports. Magistrate Paul Smith sentenced Mr Powell with a fine but no conviction as the dog owner had a clear record and voluntarily destroyed the pitbull.

'He wasn't aware the dog had an aggressive nature,' he said.



SAN ANGELO TX - A VOLUNTEER FOR MEALS FOR THE ELDERLY WAS ATTACKED BY 3 LARGE DOGS

San Angelo EMS crews stabilize the victim of the dog attack on April 24, 2015. (COntributed/Rose Samaniego)

Update 7:52 p.m. A clarification: The MFTE client had sublet one of the rooms in her house and the dogs were the property of the tenant. This squares with the police report. Edens said that MFTE was not aware that the client had sublet a room, or that the new tenant had dogs

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The San Angelo police said that a volunteer for Meals for the Elderly was attacked by three dogs while delivering meals just before noon today.

The volunteer, an 82- year-old San Angelo man, remains hospitalized this afternoon after the attack.  Police said that he was delivering meals to a home in the 100 block of W. 32nd Street just before 11:00 a.m. when he was reportedly attacked by a client’s three dogs.  The victim reportedly sustained multiple bite wounds to his limbs, torso, head, and face before the dogs’ owner could gain control and secure the dogs in a nearby yard. San Angelo Fire Department Medics responded to the scene and provided first aid to the man before transporting him to Shannon Medical Center for treatment.  He is reportedly in stable condition.


Animal Services Officers who responded to the scene utilized tranquilizer darts in an attempt to sedate the dogs before taking them into custody.  Shortly after being tranquilized, one of the dogs charged a San Angelo Police Officer who was assisting Animal Services.  The Officer shot the dog with his Taser, preventing further attack or escape through an open fence. The dogs’ owner surrendered custody to Animal Services and they were removed from the property.  The dogs will be quarantined at the Animal Shelter for ten days. 

Update 7 p.m. Becca Edens, Marketing and Events Coordinator for Meals for the Elderly, said that the volunteer was loved by all at the organization. "He was the one who would take a route to deliver meals when the assigned volunteer was not available," she said. 

Edens said that the dogs were not owned by MFTE's client; they were owned by a neighbor and happened to be on the client's property when the volunteer arrived to deliver today's lunch. "We have a strict policy about restraining your pets to protect our volunteers," she said.

Meals for the Elderly identified the victim as Glen Shultz. Edens said that he is recovering at the hospital and appreciates the community's prayers and support.

http://sanangelolive.com/news/crime/2015-04-24/police-dogs-attack-meals-elderly-volunteer


PHOENIX ARIZONA - KEVIN HAS HAD 3 SURGERIES THIS YEAR TO FIX HIS SCARS AFTER BEING MAULED BY A PIT BULL IN FEBRUARY 2014 - HE FEELS BETTER AND CAN OPEN HIS RIGHT EYE NOW AND CAN SEE OUT OF IT !!!

Elizabeth Erwin Journalist has followed Kevin's journey ever since he was attacked by a dog.

Kevin Vicente's giggle is infectious. His smile is too, but until now you might not have noticed it behind all his scars.
In February of 2014, Kevin was attacked by a pitbull at his babysitter's house. He spent weeks in the hospital, eating through a feeding tube. Kevin couldn't even open his right eye.
The damage looked irreversible, and Kevin's mom resigned herself to a lifetime of pain for her little boy.
 checked in with Kevin just before Christmas. With mounting medical bills, Kevin's mom couldn't afford the big tree he wanted.
But you could. 
Our viewers didn't just give Kevin a Christmas tree; you gave him the best Christmas ever.  Kevin got toys and love and financial help for his mom. 
But the generosity didn't stop there.
Dr. William Leighton saw Kevin's story and wanted to help. He offered to fix Kevin's scars for free.
We saw Kevin this week at his follow up appointment after his final operation. Kevin had three surgeries this year to fix his scars. His last operation was just a week ago. He's still pretty swollen and his stitches make his new scars look worse than they really are.
"Now he looks at least 80% better than when he started," Leighton said.
Not only does Kevin look better, he feels better. He can open that right eye now and see out of it, something his mom thought might never happen.
The biggest change is to his personality. Kevin no longer hides his face when you try to talk to him. We finally get to see who he really is, and Kevin gets to see that his future looks brighter than ever.

http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/kevin-vicente-update-valley-boy-mauled-by-dog-gets-new-lease-on-life

Friday, April 24, 2015

LAPORTE IN - A 10-YEAR-OLD BOY WAS ATTACKED BY 2 DIFFERENT PIT BULLS WITH DIFFERENT OWNERS IN THE PAST YEAR

For the second time in less than a year a Rolling Prairie Elementary School student is recovering from a serious injury after being bitten by a PIT BULL in his LaPorte neighborhood.
The attacks were by two different dogs with different owners.
''He's scared to go out in the neighborhood and walk to a friend's house around the corner because he's afraid he's going to be bit again,'' said his mother, Sunsaerae Budimier.

The latest attack occurred Tuesday when Hunter Scott, 10, was playing with a friend on the friend's front porch on Oberreich Street in the northeast part of the city and the dog ran through an open front door.
Hunter received 12 stitches to the outside of his right arm and numerous sutures on the inside of his arm to close the wound, the mother said. Police said the boy suffered a four-inch long laceration that was one-inch deep.
''He has to go to an orthopedic surgeon to make sure there was no damage to the bone or to the tendon,'' Budimier said.
Hunter received nearly 40 stitches to his face last September when attacked by another pit bull in the 200 block of Darlington Street.
''They had to call in a plastic surgeon,'' said Budimier of the first attack.
Police said a warrant is being sought in the latest attack to charge the owners of the dog with harboring a non-immunized animal, a Class B misdemeanor.
The pit bull in this attack was ordered held by the couple's veterinarian for 10 days because its vaccinations had expired, police said. However, dog owner Amanda Kopf said Friday she and her husband have since had the dog euthanized.
"If he bit one boy, he's going to do it again," Kopf said, noting it was the first time the dog, Zeya, had bitten anyone. The family has four children.
Kopf, who expressed sorrow over the attack, said the dog's vaccinations had just expired on March 25.
In the first attack, no criminal charges were filed against that pet owner, who apparently was current on her dog's vaccinations, said LaPorte Police Capt. Tom Heath.
LaPorte Animal Control Officer Chuck Games said there is an ordinance giving the city authority to order an animal euthanized for more than one attack. ''It has to be an ongoing situation,'' Games said.
Budimier said her family moved to LaPorte from the Rolling Prairie area two years ago and her mother drives Hunter to and from the Rolling Prairie school each day.
''If you're not going to be a responsible pet owner, don't have pets. Now, twice my son has been traumatized and he's now going to have scars mentally and physically. It's not fair,'' Budimier said.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

RALEIGH, NEAR MEMPHIS TN - VICIOUS PIT BULL/GERMAN SHEPHERD MIXES RIPPED A BELOVED POMERANIAN APART KILLING IT - ANIMAL SERVICES HAS BEEN TO THE RESIDENCE TWICE BEFORE IN RECENT WEEKS

A Raleigh woman told police vicious neighborhood dogs attacked her Pomeranian and killed it.
This was the second time in a month WREG has responded to a complaint about the dogs on Canyon Road.
“I’ve had this baby since he was five weeks old. He is my baby,” said dog owner Betty Brandon.
That is how she remembered her six-year-old Pomeranian, Shadow.
He was the first dog she ever owned.
She told WREG vicious neighborhood dogs tore him apart when she let Shadow outside to go to the bathroom Monday.
“I get out here, and they’re on top of him, and they’ve ripped him open,” Brandon recalled.
Brandon filed a police report.
She said the dogs who attacked Shadow have made headlines before.
WREG reported about the dogs last month after neighbors complained that they were roaming the neighborhood.
“My dogs are not vicious,” said the dogs’ owner, who only wanted to be identified as Irma.
Irma said she has four dogs now of the German Shepherd and Pitbull breeds.
She said a man who used to stay at her home let the dogs outside while she was out yesterday.
She claimed he broke in.
Irma said she does not believe her dogs were the ones who killed Shadow.
She claimed they were back inside by the time the attack happened.
“I will get my dogs a lawyer,” Irma said.
Memphis Animal Services came out again Tuesday morning though they did not find anything illegal.
MAS reported coming to the home at least twice before in recent weeks.
In late March, MAS cited Irma for having 15 dogs who did not meet city ordinances in terms of spay/neuter, vaccinations or other concerns.
MAS said Irma surrendered 11 of the dogs.
Irma told WREG her dogs were in full compliance with the law.
MAS said she is due in court Wednesday to show she is complying.
Brandon said she had not heard anything from Irma or others in the home, and she said she worried the dogs could attack others in the neighborhood.

JEFFERSON COUNTY AR - JOHN CHESTER SMITH, 62, HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH A CLASS C FELONY FOR THE MARCH 21 MAULING DEATH OF DE'TRICK JOHNSON BY HIS 7 PIT BULLS

(KATV) -Manslaughter charges have been filed against the owner of a group of  PIT BULLS  that attacked and killed a man in Jefferson County last month.

Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney, Kyle Hunter, charged John Chester Smith, 62, with a class C felony late Tuesday.

Sheriff spokesman, Maj. Lafayette Woods Jr., said the Sheriff's Office is waiting on an arrest warrant to be issued for Smith. They plan to arrest Smith sometime Friday. He'll be held at the W.C “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center.
Maj. Woods said he'll be held on a $5,000 bond.

The attacked happened early Saturday morning on March 21. According to Woods, De'trick Johnson stepped out of his car at C.J.'s Garage on Thomas Road to talk to the business owner about repairs on his car. That is when police say he was attacked by SEVEN PIT BULLS. 
Authorities say Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene.

Following the attack, several dogs were shot by deputies. Others were captured and are now in the custody of Pine Bluff Animal Control. 
Maj. Woods said the Sheriff's Office is waiting on instruction from the Judge to euthanize the dogs involved. Woods said even though the dogs were captured without incident, the Sheriff's Office still feels euthanizing the dogs is "the best course of action in this case."


DELTONA FL - NIGEL BAILEY SAYS HE ALWAYS BELIEVED THAT STORIES ABOUT PIT BULLS ATTACKING PEOPLE OR OTHER ANIMALS WITHOUT PROVOCATION WERE EXAGGERATED....NOT ANYMORE !!!


MORE ABOUT THE PIT BULL ATTACK ON NIGEL BAILEY AND THE HERO - HIS NEIGHBOR LORENZO SMITH - WHO SAVED HIS LIFE BECAUSE HE HAD THE SENSE TO KNOW THAT IT WOULD TAKE A GUN.


Bailey, 82, who recently had open heart surgery, was out on his usual morning walk last week with his two small dogs when a large brown PIT BULL appeared “out of nowhere” and attacked him and his dogs without reason.
“My neighbor saved my life,” Bailey said sitting in his home Wednesday, holding a Yorkiepoo named Ashley he had scooped up from the ground on April 17 to protect it from the charging pit bull. “I just couldn’t understand why he (pit bull) was so savage.”
According to a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office report, Bailey was walking his dogs in the Brighton Avenue and Derby Drive area of Deltona about 10 a.m. when the pit bull attacked. A neighbor, Lorenzo Smith, heard Bailey’s cries for help and shot the dog in defense of his neighbor, the report states.
Bailey is recovering from puncture wounds to his right leg and left arm.
On Wednesday, Smith said he had never seen a vicious dog attack like the one last week. Smith was in his backyard working in his garden when he heard Bailey screaming for help.
“I ran out and I see an unknown pit bull attacking Nigel,” Smith said.
Smith said he watched as the pit bull grabbed the Yorkiepoo and Bailey grabbed the animal to save it. The dog then attacked Bailey.
“The dog just became more and more violent as Nigel tried to protect his dogs,” Smith said.
Smith then went into his home and grabbed his .357 Magnum revolver and went out to help Bailey.
“As I stepped out again, the pit bull jumped on his back,” Smith said. 
    "I'VE NEVER SEEN A DOG GO FOR SOMEBODY'S BACK OF THE HEAD." 
Smith said he shot the dog, not intending to kill but just to wound it so it would stop the attack.
The dog died of the gunshot wound to the hip, deputies said.
Bailey agreed Smith saved his life. He said the attack was a surprise as all he heard was the patter of feet and when he turned, he saw the pit bull coming at him.
“I turned to go back home but it cut me off and kept growling,” Bailey said. “He kept getting madder and madder.”
Bailey said he was told by authorities that the dog had attacked two people before.
The pit bull’s owner, Douglas Kilpatrick, 26, was still upset Wednesday that his dog was shot.
Kilpatrick said that the 80-pound American Stafford Terrier, Simba, was not vicious. The 3 ½-year-old Simba was a house dog since he was 5 weeks old, Kilpatrick said.
“I know my dog, he is not like that,” Kilpatrick said. “There is no justification for him getting shot.”
Kilpatrick said Simba was never outside, but on Friday he had visitors and a 4-year-old child let the dog out. He said his dog has never attacked other people.
But Deltona spokeswoman, Wendi Jackson said Animal Control Officers have had previous contact with the pit bull roaming the streets.
On Jan. 13, a Deltona Animal Control Officer verbally warned Jessica Johnson to keep the dog secured after officers chased the dog for several blocks and for more than 20 minutes. Officers got to the Cottondale Drive home just in time to see Johnson taking the dog inside Kilpatrick’s house, documents provided by the city said.
Then, on Feb. 2 a caller reported Simba running loose again. The caller told authorities that Simba jumped on her and growled. No one was injured. An Animal Control Officer got to the area just in time to see Simba working his way back through the fence and a hole the dog had dug, reports show.
Kilpatrick was told of the loose dog and he said that the dog was supposed to be on a leash in the backyard. Kilpatrick blamed the children but officials told him that the dog was the adult’s responsibility, reports state.
“I am sorry that he got shot because he really was a beautiful dog,” Bailey said. “But he did try to get on my back and he was totally out of control.”
Smith said he believed that if he hadn’t acted fast, the pit bull would have knocked Bailey to the ground and killed him.
“If I hadn’t gotten my firearm, it could have been worse,” Smith said. “It’s a sad thing that I had to shoot the animal but at the same time a human life is more important.”

BROOKLYN NY - A PIT BULL ATTACKED A POLICE HORSE "POMPEY II" CAUSING PUNCTURE WOUNDS TO ITS CHEST AND INNER LEG

EAST NEW YORK — A pit bull attack a police horse in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon biting it on the chest and leg, police said.
Mounted police officer Luis Ramos was riding Pompey II back to the 75th Precinct at about 12:47 p.m. when the dog suddenly charged at them in front of 490 Essex St., according to the NYPD.
The pit bull's attack caused puncture wounds on the horse's chest and inner leg, but Ramos was able to keep his mount under control.
Mounted officer Laurene Bove was riding her horse, Limerick, nearby when she witnessed the attack and came to aid Pompey II.
The officers eventually got the dog to retreat back into the yard at 490 Essex St., where the owner was able to grab the pit bull.
Pompey II was taken to a stable in Brighton Beach where a veterinarian will treat him.
He is expected to make full recovery and will get a few “extra apples and carrots,” police said.
Animal Care and Control is looking after the dog while police investigate the incident.