So i was reading our local newspaper at work yesterday and noticed a headline that said " Women Attacked By Dogs". Of course i turned right to the page and read the article. I was shocked and saddened by two things. 1. The attack happened on MY STREET and 2. The offending dogs were described as a pit bull and a rottweiler mix.
I was upset as there has been talk of BSL here and i don't want any more fuel thrown on that fire. The woman was not badly hurt but she had a couple of minor bite wounds and scratches and the story said it could have gotten alot worse if a passing motorist hadn't stopped and she jumped into their car.
I was also kind of surprised that the story said that the owner of the dogs was only given a $100 fine.
I head back up to my office and walk by the Photo Lab and one of the techs stops me and asks if we have a paper anywhere. I tell her that theres one in the staff room but we have none left for sale (i work in a drug store). She tells me that her name is in the paper today and i ask her what for. SHE WAS THE MOTORIST THAT STOPPED AND PICKED UP THE LADY THAT WAS BEING ATTACKED. Gotta love small towns... I start telling her how upset i am that it was another nail in the pit bull coffin and she stops me and seems confused. When i explain that the newspaper identified one of the dogs as a pit bull she laughs and tells me that one of the dogs was a BORDER COLLIE and the other was a lab!!!!
This girl has had Dobermans her whole life and knows a fair bit about dogs and i definately believe her. GRRRRRRRRRR I am so mad that they keep doing this. Our newspaper is very anti pit bull. It's also funny that Ozzy and i were attacked by a loose Border Collie really close to where the women was attacked..... HMMMMM who wants to bet it was the same dog???? Sorry for the long rant but it just makes me so mad