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According to the Clifton study, pit bulls, Rottweilers, Presa Canarios and their mixes are responsible for 74% of attacks that were included in the study, 68% of the attacks upon children, 82% of the attacks upon adults, 65% of the deaths, and 68% of the maimings. In more than two-thirds of the cases included in the study, the life-threatening or fatal attack was apparently the first known dangerous behavior by the animal in question.
Originally posted by theability
reply to post by pteridine
Do you seem to mention the Rottweiler or the Presa Canarios? No you just label the Pitbull being the problem.
Include the facts that you state not just what you want to be fact.
All should be controlled and owners should be criminally responsible for the actions of their dogs.
Originally posted by slugger9787
I have shot numerous dogs that were either running loose in town knocking over trash cans, or in the country chasing livestock.
Originally posted by Nivcharah
Where I come from, the police can give the owner citations and take the dog in. However, a dog is not shot dead unless it is an immediate danger to society and no other means can control or subdue the animal. Period.
Originally posted by Bedlam
There were reports of the dog attacking a couple of people previously. I don't know if they're true or not.
Originally posted by super genius
i love the outrage when something liek this makes a blip ont he radar, then no mroe than 1 hour later the peopel that get so furious over a shooting of a dog, sit down at the table for thier dinner or beef, chicken, or seafood.
every time you eat meat, your essentially doing the exact same thing. dont try and rationalize this away, unless you know of a way to seperate the meat form a cow/chicken/fish and its still alive, i dont want to hear it.