Union City, California Boy Killed After He May Have Tried to Climb on Dog’s Back
Editor’s note: As we noted several days ago in this post, it is so very important that parents teach their children how to behave around animals, domestic or wild, and the recent tragedy in Union City (see article below) is a perfect example of why. People need to be educated about not having their […]
Australia’s RSPCA: Banning Breeds Won’t Reduce Attacks
Editor’s note: Also of note is that in a recent letter to the Minister for Agriculture and Food Security regarding Australia’s breed-specific law (BSL), the RSPCA said that it “does not believe that BSL is in any way effective in preventing or reducing dog attacks, or in protecting the public from dangerous dogs.” And […]
Was He Potentially Negligent Because His Dogs Were Free-Roaming or Because His Free-Roaming Dogs Were “Pitbull” and Rottweiler Mixes?
Update: Jose Hernandez was acquitted of criminally negligent homicide on March 22, 2007. “He should have known better. He ought to have been aware of the unreliable and substantial risk that the dogs posed to their neighbors and their families”… These are the words of Dan Cervenka, an assistant district attorney for Milam County, Texas. […]
Wisdom From Across the Pond
According to K9 Magazine, “What the victim[s] of [dog attacks] fail…to realise is that, if every dog capable of inflicting a bite on a human was destroyed, we would have no dogs left/Every dog is capable of an attack, but no dog just “turns” or “goes for someone”. Dogs are not capable of unprovoked aggression, […]