pit bull attacks 2019
Do I think this dog should be humanely euthanized?. Pit roulette. I believe the term sociopath might be the word you’re looking for. The 33 fatalities were two more than the average for the decade 2010-2019. Sheriff's... Lana Bergman. One of Astacio’s three daughters called 911. Fatal pit bull attack. The following infographic shows that the Pit Bull is still responsible for the most fatal attacks in the U.S. by far, killing 284 people over that 13-year period - 66 percent of total fatalities. The dogs' owner was ordered to complete 150 hours unpaid work and pay costs of £3,340, and was banned from owning any animal, or having … Unclear, however, is whether Gage Thornhill still lives in Hollis. It’s close to Santa Anita’s horse deaths (fewer than Churchill Downs) and people want to shut down the track and end horse racing. They know who their abuser is, and they just can’t leave him. These man-made monsters are a scourge on society. These are not arbitrary or vague categories. If Piney ever kills anyone but one or both of them, the Glasses are 1000% exposed as fully liable. Recall this fable. Mr. glass goes on to tell the audience that his pitbull has bitten six people. What the …??? Piney attacks when he is anxious. Melissa Astacio, 44-years old, died after being viciously attacked by her pet pit bull. Are any of the daughters eighteen? Another fatality, my heart hurts. Feeding the stone cold biter kangaroo meat that costs $90/week. I can’t imagine bringing into my house a dog from a bloodline of maulers. That poor 13-year-old who witnessed her mother being mauled to death.. And the middle child (on camera) still can’t see the dog as being at fault. “Astacio was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m.”. Wow. Neighbors, witnesses react after 9-year-old's death from pit bull attack Aug. 20, 2019 01:51. I’ve got no more aches to give, heart or otherwise, for these fools who insist on having pit bulls in their home. National Pit Bull Victim Awareness advises, "Although they represent only 4.5% of dogs in America, pit bulls killed 64.4% of 360 Americans who died as a result of a dog bite injury between 2005-2015, compared to Rottweilers at 11.4% and German Shepherds at 3.6%. Human beings are the only species that forces another dangerous species on itself. Pit bull attack fatality #33 of 2019 was Melissa Ausmus Astacio, 44, of Somerset, Rhode Island. Is this stupidity? Just a normal dog. Two days later few more details had been released, including the identity of the deceased, whether she was acquainted with the hospitalized victim, and whether one victim had tried to help the other. Wallington, Sutton, England – Victim was attacked and killed by a dog, suffering multiple injuries and a severe haemorrhage to her head and neck. I don’t know how or what to do. https://www.thisamericanlife.org/480/animal-sacrifice, https://nycityonahill.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/bad-dog-lover/. Lana Bergman, 70-years old, was killed by four pit bulls belonging to guests on her property. A male neighbor who was not identified told WJAR that first responders carried the woman from her home over their shoulders. Police shot two pit bulls allegedly belonging to brothers Jacob Benavidez, 53, and Ruben Benavidez, 44, at the scene. Just the family & the family dog. That’s the truly despicable part of all this. In the 15-year period of 2005 through 2019, canines killed 521 Americans. Part of the 911 call is also played in the news video. They’re usually labs or Golden Retrievers. Davenport’s wife Elaine, to whom he was married for 54 years, and his two sons and daughters have reportedly told local media that they would like to see Oklahoma pass stricter dog laws. Johana Villafane, 33, died after her own pit bulls attacked her in Irving, Texas. I have foot cramps that take me down to the ground in pain as I try to massage my foot out of its distortion. Human beings created dogs which kill by selecting dogs with explosive aggression, the gameness to kill, and the physical structure to make them capable of killing. I know it probably distresses the hard-core Animals Are Equal to Humans people for me to say this, but it’s true nonetheless — domesticated dogs are man’s creation, and so their entire purpose is one of relationship to our species. Sue M. June 26, 2019 at 8:04 pm. I do sometimes wonder if these people have ever enjoyed having a normal dog. The 112# mastiff was shot dead by police marksmen, and a pit bull puppy (a banned dog) was seized and later euthanized. They can stop people from having seizures. Content Continues Below Also occurring coincidental with post-2007 pit bull advocacy by humane organizations have been at least 366 additional fatalities, or 28 additional deaths per year. I find this deeply ironic that people care more about horse injury than human fatalities. The show covers four stories of pets doing incredible things. In this day and age there is no way they didn’t know; it was willful ignorance or Lion Tamer Syndrome, or “It’s all how you raise them!” and nothing more. • In March 2018, a 66-year-old woman said she and her two dogs were attacked by a stray pit bull in Cool Spring, killing one of the dogs and injuring the other. If someone is determined to own one of these bully breeds, it is important that they educate themselves about risk factors that increase the chances of a bite and/or attack. The Thornhill family apparently no longer lives in the same house. Isn’t that a (gruesome) record for the year? Somerset, MA - A 44-year old woman died after being mauled by a family pit bull. Google “pit bull attack” and click News. if you are attacked; … May 8, 2019 at 2:15 am Calm down Joanne, you’ll give yourself a nosebleed. “Astacio, 44, was having a seizure inside her home when the family dog began to attack around 5:20 p.m., according to the Bristol District Attorney’s Office,” reported Scott J. Croteau of MassLive.com. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. There is no excuse, in 2019, almost 2020, to not know the dangers of these dogs. Quote snip: “…or doing anything else to signal vulnerability, might trigger my dog to attack and try to kill me. Piney was a rescue (who he got at 3 months old so I don’t know what kind of a rescue that is). An Eltingville couple's dog was brutally killed by a passing Pit bull being walked by a grade school child on Mar. No, sorry. I hate that pit bulls have made me the kind of person who immediately thinks, “I wonder how many articles about pit victims she showed up on to comment how HER Pittie would never hurt a fly and all breeds bite.”. Or doing anything else to signal any other reason to suddenly be a menacing threat. Hopes that the decline in U.S. pit bull-inflicted human fatalities from a record 40 in 2017 to 32 in 2018 might mark the beginning of a downward trend were dashed by four deaths in eight days, from December 13, 2019 to December 21, 2019, bringing the 2019 total to 33 with ten days left in the year. But HEY, let’s make them all service dogs! Another 42 people escaped with lesser injuries from attacks in which others were killed and disfigured. Even if it’s a dog someone has owned for years. It’s repulsive, to think of someone cutting off their own arm and feeding it to their dog. “The unidentified woman told KPRC2 that her friend was walking to get a cell phone,” which was being charged at an acquaintance’s house, “when she was attacked.”, Finished Walker, “The surviving victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition, according to Houston police.”. Keep in mind: pit bulls are less than 6% of all the dogs in the USA. They act as if pit bulls are the only dogs which can snuggle, or lick, or return love. Both Benavidez brothers were arrested on charges of manslaughter in the second-degree and cruelty to animals. Pit bulls contributed to 66% (346) of these deaths. And the daughter thinks it was trying to help the mother, really! There wasn’t anything mentioned about what happened to the dog, will it be “rehomed”‘ , put down or what? Oh no! As many as 11 pit/heeler mixes may have been involved, according to the family Facebook page “Justice for Cledith.”. The mail carrier reportedly ran to Davenport’s door calling for help and shouting his name before realizing Davenport was the victim. They are doing what they were created to do, purposes which were and are noble. There is simply no place for them in our society. But the corresponding total for 2007 was 79. They are quite conscious of the fact that the dog is a stone cold biter. Will that one mature, Of the 5,714 humans who have been disfigured by dogs 1982-2018, 4,346 were disfigured by pit bulls; of the 763 deaths, 446 resulted from pit bull attacks and another 109 by Rottweiler attacks. The entire interview Mr. Glass is chuckling. I just spoke to a k9 dog handler today, narcotics border detection, and she has a malinois, but said she prefers pitbulls, easier to train, she said, but what about all the unpredictable attacks I said? Hollis is 264 miles southeast of Bennington, Oklahoma, population 334, where Allen Bruce, 56, was killed in a similar unwitnessed attack on September 28, 2019. Dogs have no moral agency. Experiencing the love, loyalty and nobility of the German Shepherd we had when I was a child inoculated me, I believe, from mistaking the brute strength of a fighting breed dog for “protection.”. An official memorandum went out to all night staff to not mouth hold flashlights around the dogs. Copyright © 2007-2020 DogsBite.org | Published by Lynn Media Group, DogsBite.org is a national dog bite victims' group dedicated to reducing serious dog attacks. 16. I opened my mouth, dropping the flashlight, and it was all full friendly in an instant. ), it’s one bite and then escape, which would be a normal dog reaction. There are reports the breed was a pit bull, but ACT Police has yet to confirm the dog type. Next time you have a foot cramp, stand on tiptoe on that foot–and press your weight down on it as you stand tiptoe, don’t just rest your toe on the floor, you have to put your weight on it. “My 13-year-old little sister ran to get help, but she passed away due to her injuries. Harmon Electric Company workers found his mauled remains shortly after noon. and just accidentally killed mom trying to help, unbelievable. I really hope it doesn’t come to one or both of them getting seriously mauled or killed by their pit bull. A family member called 911 stating that the pit bull attacked the child and would not let go. Garces died less than a mile––eight short blocks east and one block south––from where a pit bull broke through a fence on October 19, 2013 to pull Gage Thornhill, age 4, off of his bicycle. (Phillips, Kenneth, Pit Bull Killings - 2019, https://bit.ly/2S5zcko .) Through our work, we hope to protect both people and pets from future attacks. The “Justice for Cledith” Facebook page, however, rejects the reality that pit bulls, less than 6% of the U.S. dog population, are consistently responsible for about 60% of all fatal attacks on humans, 75% of disfiguring attacks on humans, and upward of 90% of fatal attacks on other domestic animals. Fighting dogs were bred to fill humans’ wicked appetites for violence, cruelty, and greed. Absolutely! News on dogs, cats, horses, wildlife, zoonoses, & nature. I was night staff supervisor, and I walked into the building while mouth holding a medium size flashlight, keys in one hand, and radio in my other hand. Post-2007 pit bull advocacy by humane organizations has further coincided with at least 2,062 additional pit bull attacks on children, or 159 additional attacks per year. (huh?) – Louisville Courier Journal This entry was posted in 2019 Fatal Pit Bull Attack, Post CDC Acquiescence and tagged Children Killed by Pit Bulls, kentucky. When I was a kid, my family had a wonderful GSD mix.