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Old 01-26-2015, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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I disagree. Kids should be TRAINED how to behave around the pet, and if they don't, the pet has to go due to the risk of harm to the child (or the pet should be restricted to an area the children don't go). Pets aside, at the right age, kids don't need 24/7 supervising, to me that's a relatively new concept. You look back 20-30 years, people didn't think that way, and I see no reason for that thinking to change. Heck I had our kids playing outside alone, in (say) 1 hour increments, when they were 2 and 4 years old respectively, and they did just great at it.
I agree with boxus. Yes kids should be trained how to behave around pets but they are kids. I have had dogs and other animals most of my life and raised my kids and gkids up with them and of course taught them how to behave around animals, how to read their body language. Yesterday my 12 yr. old gk did something that went against everything I ever taught him. Because he is 12. My dog didn't even react but he made a move that could be taken as a threat to a dog and he knew better.

Young kids should never be left unattended around animals especially multiple animals. Its just common sense. I wouldn't leave them alone with the horses or goats or pigs or dogs.

I left my nephew alone with the chickens once and he almost got his eye pecked out.

 
Old 01-26-2015, 02:40 PM
 
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
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just have to wonder where that child's parents were?? Seems the kid would have hollered at a single bite or nip .... but no one responsible there to see what was going on??
 
Old 01-26-2015, 02:41 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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How are you people saying the dog wasn't a pitbull? It was a pitbull mix: a
pitbull crossed with a bulldog. That's a pitbull mix, which is pitbull enough.
Seriously. And I like the dogs. Not a hater.
There was a caption under a picture of the child with another dog that stated is it not known if that was a dog involved. Its seem a bit unclear if the pictures posted in the article were any of the dogs involved in the incident.
 
Old 01-26-2015, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Greater NYC, USA
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At 6 month old they are not dogs they are puppies. Not all dogs are good with children, it depends on the individual dog.
It is not that unheard of for a family dog to attack a child.

My neighbor's Rottweiler attacked his kid, the kid needed plastic surgery.
 
Old 01-26-2015, 03:27 PM
 
Location: southern california
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I have literally had a poster on here say he cares more about his dogs than any kid. I can't remember his name but to me, that puts him into the lunatic category.
It runs much deeper dogs, gangbanger & thugs no matter who --- its never about the aggressor--- its always about the victims shortcomings- dumb kid dumb cop-- should have been blah blah blah -- pineapple upside down cake
That poor wolf never did anything wrong it was those evil sheep

60 years of change
 
Old 01-26-2015, 05:16 PM
 
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Why are we using a story in the Daily Mail, a UK publication, as a primary source for a story from Iowa?
 
Old 01-26-2015, 06:34 PM
 
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No, the point is that not every dog that mauls someone is a pitbull. It is interesting that people here insist these dogs must be pitbulls after the authorities have said they were mutts.

Children need to be supervised around pets, including dogs of all breeds.
Are you blind? The dogs CLEARLY have pitt bull in them, if not all pitt bull.
 
Old 01-26-2015, 06:38 PM
 
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They are not pitbulls, they even specifically stated they are mixed breed dogs.
https://www.facebook.com/Berlinetta8...56?pnref=story
 
Old 01-26-2015, 07:06 PM
 
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There is no such breed as a "pitbull english bulldog". They are as the article stated, mutts.

Since the person also mentioned english bulldog, why was this not in the headline? Why just pitbull?
 
Old 01-26-2015, 07:07 PM
 
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Are you blind? The dogs CLEARLY have pitt bull in them, if not all pitt bull.
They are mutts, they have many things in them, I do not see why the focus on one specific, possible breed in the mix above all others.
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