Skip to comments.Philadelphia woman fatally mauled by pit bulls
Posted on 09/01/2011 5:54:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a Philadelphia woman found dead in her home had been fatally mauled by her own dogs.
Autopsy results were released Thursday on 50-year-old Carmen Ramos.
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If she were still alive, she’d say: “They were such friendly dogs, they never ever killed me before.”
Dogs of Peace alert
...got a new neighbor across the way that has a PB.....the only thing that’s missing is that circle around his left eye...a perfect double for “Petey” from the our gang series
..IT’s a seven month old and still playful....petting him is like petting a concrete block
That could be Petey’s son Lamont.
What the main-stream media did not report, is that she was a proponent and member of a pitbull loving association, trying to dispel stories that the breed is dangerous. Tragic irony there.
What has four legs and one arm?
A happy pit bull.
Precisely . . . I have a young student with two children and two big pit bulls that are "such friendly dogs," that they wouldn't hurt a flea. I look at her and just shake my head.
It’s not the breed, it’s the humans who breed them.
If these dogs were not fixed, it would explain everything.
There is something in mature pit bulls that are not fixed, that is hormonal and triggers in the brain. With lower hormone levels it’s far, far, far less likely to happen, it’s just that a lot of people don’t fix their pets once they are adult size. They all ought to especially when a breed is noted for such behavior.
It's not the grizzly bear, it's the humans who hike near them.
No innocent bystanders or neighbors were hurt.
As for the owner, she reaped what she sowed.
I believe it turned out the first report was false. She fell off of a ladder and, I think, split her head open and lost a lot of blood. The husband found the dogs nudging their master, trying to wake her, and misunderstood what happened.
Sounds like a nice neighborhood.
I understand your response, Fly, but it is not a valid comparison.
Well bred pitbulls are one of the finest family dogs someone could own. They are protective of pets, children and the whole family if they are a properly bred and raised Pit.
Look at the Pit news articles. Are they in the urban areas or rural areas (where there are plenty of puts too).
The reason that pits get a bad rap is that they are tenatious and do not quit. That is not only in bad behavior but good (like playing with a ball or stick).
All dogs are are a potential threat if they are bred poorly, raised poorly, trained poorly and treated as if they are another family member (they are not, they are a dog, an animal, and must understand submission to the owner).
Belive what you want, but in all my years of dog training in behavior modification and attack work, it is a small percentage of the dogs that are the real problem.
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