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Blackburn dog owner's horror after ‘vicious’ attack

Lancashire Telegraph: Jools Brown and her eight-year-old Alaskan Malamute, Flow, were walking from Bower Street to Hamilton Street in Mill Hill, Blackburn Jools Brown and her eight-year-old Alaskan Malamute, Flow, were walking from Bower Street to Hamilton Street in Mill Hill, Blackburn

A DOG owner told of her horror after a ‘vicious’ pit bull-type dog attacked her and her cherished pet as they walked home.

Jools Brown and her eight-year-old Alaskan Malamute, Flow, were walking from Bower Street to Hamilton Street in Mill Hill, Blackburn, when the animal ran towards them and locked its jaws around Flow’s rear.

The dog was not on a lead and was without its owner when it attacked Flow, Jools said. It has since been destroyed.

The 35-year-old said: “I was just walking home from my mum’s when this dog bombed it round the corner.

“It was really vicious. I was pulling on Flow’s lead to try to get the dog off her but it just wouldn’t let go.

“I thought she was going to lose her leg.

“The dog was really vicious and at one point I thought, that’s it, it’s going to kill her.”

Jools, who works at Spar in New Chapel Street, eventually tried to kick the dog to encourage it to loosen its grip on her pet.

But the animal only let go of Flow to bite Jools’ leg before sinking its teeth back into the husky-type pet.

A Bower Street resident heard Jools’ cries for help and came out of her house with a broom handle to strike the dog but it was to no avail.

Eventually, a passing takeaway delivery man grabbed the pit bull-type by its hind legs and lifted it off the ground, causing it to let go of Flow.

Jools said: “I was so grateful that he came along and I want to thank him and the lady that came out with the broom handle.

“It was so terrifying. I was screaming, Flow was yelping. I just didn’t know what to do. I’m glad my daughter wasn’t with me at the time.

“I just want people to be aware that there are dangerous dogs out there and to be careful because you just never know what might happen.”

Flow was taken to an emergency vets, where her wounds were dressed and stapled. Jools went to the Urgent Care Unit at Royal Blackburn Hospital for a dressing on her leg.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “We visited a property in Mill Hill Street and found the pit bull-type dog.

“The dog escaped from the property and ran towards Bower Street and attacked a Alaskan Malamute.

“The owners of the dog said that they were unhappy with the dog’s behaviour and agreed to have it put down and they did so on Tuesday.”

The spokesman said the dog was not a banned breed and had not attacked anyone previously.

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9:12pm Fri 11 Apr 14

Just an observer says...

Good call for the attacking dog to be destroyed, now the owners should be made to repay the vet fees for their dogs actions.
Good call for the attacking dog to be destroyed, now the owners should be made to repay the vet fees for their dogs actions. Just an observer
  • Score: 68

9:15pm Fri 11 Apr 14

useyourhead says...

So the they get of scot free then?
So the they get of scot free then? useyourhead
  • Score: 38

10:07pm Fri 11 Apr 14

Burnley59/60 says...

Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners
Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners Burnley59/60
  • Score: 5

10:10pm Fri 11 Apr 14

woolywords says...

They think that dog was vicious, wait until you see the comments on here..
They think that dog was vicious, wait until you see the comments on here.. woolywords
  • Score: 11

10:20pm Fri 11 Apr 14

LancsLad92 says...

Burnley59/60 wrote:
Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners
Does that mean the dog should be given the chance to attack again? I don't think so. Even after after being re-homed to a good family and rehabilitated, the dog could attack again and next time it could be a child and it could be a lot worse. It's horrible because given a good home and a responsible owner this would definitely not be the case.

The punishment was right the dog had to be put down but the owner should also receive a permanent ban from owning any animal and be held accountable for the assault on the lady and her dog.
[quote][p][bold]Burnley59/60[/bold] wrote: Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners[/p][/quote]Does that mean the dog should be given the chance to attack again? I don't think so. Even after after being re-homed to a good family and rehabilitated, the dog could attack again and next time it could be a child and it could be a lot worse. It's horrible because given a good home and a responsible owner this would definitely not be the case. The punishment was right the dog had to be put down but the owner should also receive a permanent ban from owning any animal and be held accountable for the assault on the lady and her dog. LancsLad92
  • Score: 50

11:10pm Fri 11 Apr 14

fireonthemountain says...

Any form of pit bull should be destroyed .

My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago .
With our very younfg children .

A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease .

We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were
genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running .

A happy day out was ruined .

The moron thought it was funny .
Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos .

Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down .

Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc .

Of course some dogs are brilliant .
Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc .

BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions .

So - you have an Alaskan Malamute .

Huge dog . Wolf .

I am so glad you don't live next door to me .
My grandkids would never leave the house .
Any form of pit bull should be destroyed . My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago . With our very younfg children . A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease . We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running . A happy day out was ruined . The moron thought it was funny . Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos . Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down . Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc . Of course some dogs are brilliant . Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc . BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions . So - you have an Alaskan Malamute . Huge dog . Wolf . I am so glad you don't live next door to me . My grandkids would never leave the house . fireonthemountain
  • Score: -63

11:24pm Fri 11 Apr 14

woolywords says...

I make a gross assumption here but..
You have never done, as my friend has done, adopted a near feral dog and made it, a real softy, with lots of attention, training and care.
Personally, I'd ban the owners from ever owning a pet, having a child or being able to spawn another idiot, like themselves.
Since they were first adopted by mankind, dogs have to be taught that they are the lowest in the order of the family pack, and by that, they learn to conform to our expectations of what a dog should do, to our commands.
Dogs, like wolves, are by their very nature, voracious eaters, and by that, are easily tempted to conform. You just have to wave a very small piece of cheese around their noses, to get their attention upon you.
Dogs are lactose intolerant but nobody told them that, so they go nuts, for cheese, of any kind. Like sweets are bad for kids, dogs, do cheese!
I kid you not, with just 3 chunks of cheese, you can tame a Rhodesian Ridgeback, which is capable of scaring a lion enough to run up a tree, into a bid-able piece of soft jelly, in less time, than it took me to write this..

There are no such things as bad dogs, just bad owners, and with a little training of both, you can own, be proud of, the worlds most loveable rogue of a dog, that exists.
Personally, I'm training a £1000 puppy, idiot savant of a dog, to stop flaming biting me, as mark of friendship.
It'll make nice slippers if it doesn't stop that.. and, Sit!
Aaaw, would you look at them eyes, just begging for cheese..
I make a gross assumption here but.. You have never done, as my friend has done, adopted a near feral dog and made it, a real softy, with lots of attention, training and care. Personally, I'd ban the owners from ever owning a pet, having a child or being able to spawn another idiot, like themselves. Since they were first adopted by mankind, dogs have to be taught that they are the lowest in the order of the family pack, and by that, they learn to conform to our expectations of what a dog should do, to our commands. Dogs, like wolves, are by their very nature, voracious eaters, and by that, are easily tempted to conform. You just have to wave a very small piece of cheese around their noses, to get their attention upon you. Dogs are lactose intolerant but nobody told them that, so they go nuts, for cheese, of any kind. Like sweets are bad for kids, dogs, do cheese! I kid you not, with just 3 chunks of cheese, you can tame a Rhodesian Ridgeback, which is capable of scaring a lion enough to run up a tree, into a bid-able piece of soft jelly, in less time, than it took me to write this.. There are no such things as bad dogs, just bad owners, and with a little training of both, you can own, be proud of, the worlds most loveable rogue of a dog, that exists. Personally, I'm training a £1000 puppy, idiot savant of a dog, to stop flaming biting me, as mark of friendship. It'll make nice slippers if it doesn't stop that.. and, Sit! Aaaw, would you look at them eyes, just begging for cheese.. woolywords
  • Score: -14

8:50am Sat 12 Apr 14

maxcollie says...

fireonthemountain wrote:
Any form of pit bull should be destroyed .

My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago .
With our very younfg children .

A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease .

We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were
genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running .

A happy day out was ruined .

The moron thought it was funny .
Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos .

Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down .

Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc .

Of course some dogs are brilliant .
Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc .

BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions .

So - you have an Alaskan Malamute .

Huge dog . Wolf .

I am so glad you don't live next door to me .
My grandkids would never leave the house .
You are a proper plonker.
[quote][p][bold]fireonthemountain[/bold] wrote: Any form of pit bull should be destroyed . My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago . With our very younfg children . A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease . We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running . A happy day out was ruined . The moron thought it was funny . Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos . Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down . Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc . Of course some dogs are brilliant . Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc . BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions . So - you have an Alaskan Malamute . Huge dog . Wolf . I am so glad you don't live next door to me . My grandkids would never leave the house .[/p][/quote]You are a proper plonker. maxcollie
  • Score: 28

9:51am Sat 12 Apr 14

phil kernot says...

The amount of empty. Heads with dangerous dog is unbelievable ,,, all dog owners with dogs that attack should pay legal and vet bills and if a person is harmed be forced to pay compensation ,,, if not ,,put the owner down as thay could get another dangerous weapon ,,,..:)
The amount of empty. Heads with dangerous dog is unbelievable ,,, all dog owners with dogs that attack should pay legal and vet bills and if a person is harmed be forced to pay compensation ,,, if not ,,put the owner down as thay could get another dangerous weapon ,,,..:) phil kernot
  • Score: 26

12:22pm Sat 12 Apr 14

HelmshoreBoy says...

Every dog with a pit bull strain in it should be culled off! The owners should be culled as well.
Every dog with a pit bull strain in it should be culled off! The owners should be culled as well. HelmshoreBoy
  • Score: 14

12:49pm Sat 12 Apr 14

DoggydogNo1 says...

why is this news when its been resolved and the dog is dead?
why is this news when its been resolved and the dog is dead? DoggydogNo1
  • Score: -14

2:43pm Sat 12 Apr 14

HelmshoreBoy says...

One bite and its out!

Any dog that bites should be culled.

End of story.
One bite and its out! Any dog that bites should be culled. End of story. HelmshoreBoy
  • Score: 5

4:11pm Sat 12 Apr 14

Steven Seagull says...

Burnley59/60 wrote:
Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners
Why kill it? Did you really have to ask that question? What else do you suggest happens to it, send it for counselling perhaps? Intensive rehabilitation maybe?

So say no action is taken this time, what about the next time it gets loose and attacks a child? It's not that long since a child was mauled to death by one of these "status street pigs" in Blackburn.

Too many soft halfwits nowadays are too quick to blame the owners and exonerate the dogs. Don't forget that they are animals and retain that basic animal instinct which in the case of a dachshund.or a chiwawa probably would be relatively minor, but when these land sharks go rajed then people/other animals get seriously injured and on some occasions die.
[quote][p][bold]Burnley59/60[/bold] wrote: Its not the poor dogs fault why kill it idiots its the owners[/p][/quote]Why kill it? Did you really have to ask that question? What else do you suggest happens to it, send it for counselling perhaps? Intensive rehabilitation maybe? So say no action is taken this time, what about the next time it gets loose and attacks a child? It's not that long since a child was mauled to death by one of these "status street pigs" in Blackburn. Too many soft halfwits nowadays are too quick to blame the owners and exonerate the dogs. Don't forget that they are animals and retain that basic animal instinct which in the case of a dachshund.or a chiwawa probably would be relatively minor, but when these land sharks go rajed then people/other animals get seriously injured and on some occasions die. Steven Seagull
  • Score: 10

4:14pm Sat 12 Apr 14

Steven Seagull says...

fireonthemountain wrote:
Any form of pit bull should be destroyed .

My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago .
With our very younfg children .

A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease .

We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were
genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running .

A happy day out was ruined .

The moron thought it was funny .
Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos .

Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down .

Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc .

Of course some dogs are brilliant .
Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc .

BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions .

So - you have an Alaskan Malamute .

Huge dog . Wolf .

I am so glad you don't live next door to me .
My grandkids would never leave the house .
One hundred percent agree. Not quite sure why you have attracted so many thumbs down for a very reasoned post.
[quote][p][bold]fireonthemountain[/bold] wrote: Any form of pit bull should be destroyed . My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago . With our very younfg children . A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease . We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running . A happy day out was ruined . The moron thought it was funny . Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos . Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down . Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc . Of course some dogs are brilliant . Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc . BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions . So - you have an Alaskan Malamute . Huge dog . Wolf . I am so glad you don't live next door to me . My grandkids would never leave the house .[/p][/quote]One hundred percent agree. Not quite sure why you have attracted so many thumbs down for a very reasoned post. Steven Seagull
  • Score: -4

5:03pm Sat 12 Apr 14

vendetta64 says...

Steven Seagull wrote:
fireonthemountain wrote:
Any form of pit bull should be destroyed .

My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago .
With our very younfg children .

A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease .

We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were
genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running .

A happy day out was ruined .

The moron thought it was funny .
Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos .

Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down .

Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc .

Of course some dogs are brilliant .
Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc .

BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions .

So - you have an Alaskan Malamute .

Huge dog . Wolf .

I am so glad you don't live next door to me .
My grandkids would never leave the house .
One hundred percent agree. Not quite sure why you have attracted so many thumbs down for a very reasoned post.
the reason for the negative results is simple the poster used the language VISCIOUS dogs when the person probably did not know if the dogs were trained by as they put it a professional or not they just looked at the breed and assumed would they have had the same attitude if i had let my 2 English springers off and let them run and they have not been trained by a professional but have been brought up and trained correctly by myself and are a credit to me and my family
they also mentioned alsations then go on to say some dogs are brilliant do you mean alsations because we all know the police use these dogs and they are trained to bite you cant have it always
there are good and bad both dogs and owners then there are both owners and dogs together
[quote][p][bold]Steven Seagull[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]fireonthemountain[/bold] wrote: Any form of pit bull should be destroyed . My wife and I were in a Darwen park , many years ago . With our very younfg children . A thick moron (yes I did say that) let his two dobermans off the lease . We , and everyone else , were terrified . These viscious dogs were genuinely frightening . The park emptied . We were all grabbing our kids and running . A happy day out was ruined . The moron thought it was funny . Obviously a thug , with the jail-house tattoos . Now - I would like every single nasty breed put down . Rottwilliers - Dobermans - Alsatians - Pitbulls etc . Of course some dogs are brilliant . Guide Dogs - Police Sniffer Dogs etc . BUT - these are trained dogs - trained by professions . So - you have an Alaskan Malamute . Huge dog . Wolf . I am so glad you don't live next door to me . My grandkids would never leave the house .[/p][/quote]One hundred percent agree. Not quite sure why you have attracted so many thumbs down for a very reasoned post.[/p][/quote]the reason for the negative results is simple the poster used the language VISCIOUS dogs when the person probably did not know if the dogs were trained by as they put it a professional or not they just looked at the breed and assumed would they have had the same attitude if i had let my 2 English springers off and let them run and they have not been trained by a professional but have been brought up and trained correctly by myself and are a credit to me and my family they also mentioned alsations then go on to say some dogs are brilliant do you mean alsations because we all know the police use these dogs and they are trained to bite you cant have it always there are good and bad both dogs and owners then there are both owners and dogs together vendetta64
  • Score: 5

5:20pm Sat 12 Apr 14

vendetta64 says...

HelmshoreBoy wrote:
One bite and its out!

Any dog that bites should be culled.

End of story.
even though the dog might have been chastised to breaking point by some moron any dog no matter the breed will bite when provoked enough
what is the dog supposed to do after barking and then showing aggression then a bite is usually a last option
yes some dogs attack without warning and should be destroyed but dont expect dogs just to sit back whilst they are provoked to breaking point
[quote][p][bold]HelmshoreBoy[/bold] wrote: One bite and its out! Any dog that bites should be culled. End of story.[/p][/quote]even though the dog might have been chastised to breaking point by some moron any dog no matter the breed will bite when provoked enough what is the dog supposed to do after barking and then showing aggression then a bite is usually a last option yes some dogs attack without warning and should be destroyed but dont expect dogs just to sit back whilst they are provoked to breaking point vendetta64
  • Score: 5

5:45pm Sat 12 Apr 14

fireonthemountain says...

Well - interesting isn't it ?

Firsty may I thank those who support me , and echo my thoughts .
Any form of dog which is dangerous should be destroyed .

Now , I can only assume that my negative votes were made by people
who either think that -

It is just fine for a thug to unleash a provenly VISCIOUS breed
which was banned by The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 loose in a
public park , and cause panic accordingly .

And / or -

Are happy to allow anyone to possess any form of dog , and
would be quite unconcerned to have them near their grandchildren ,

Now , I thought I made clear that I have no objection to properly
trained dogs . Always be warned though , that any dog can turn
nasty in a second .

Have a stroll through statistics - number of children disfigured and killed
each year - number of people bitten . Not nice is it ?

Yes , I would be more than happy for a reintroduction of the dog licence .
Whereby only fit and responsible people were allowed to own dogs .

But , I still would not like to live near an Alaskan Marmaluke , and I stand by that statement .
Well - interesting isn't it ? Firsty may I thank those who support me , and echo my thoughts . Any form of dog which is dangerous should be destroyed . Now , I can only assume that my negative votes were made by people who either think that - It is just fine for a thug to unleash a provenly VISCIOUS breed which was banned by The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 loose in a public park , and cause panic accordingly . And / or - Are happy to allow anyone to possess any form of dog , and would be quite unconcerned to have them near their grandchildren , Now , I thought I made clear that I have no objection to properly trained dogs . Always be warned though , that any dog can turn nasty in a second . Have a stroll through statistics - number of children disfigured and killed each year - number of people bitten . Not nice is it ? Yes , I would be more than happy for a reintroduction of the dog licence . Whereby only fit and responsible people were allowed to own dogs . But , I still would not like to live near an Alaskan Marmaluke , and I stand by that statement . fireonthemountain
  • Score: -1

10:01pm Sat 12 Apr 14

vendetta64 says...

fireonthemountain wrote:
Well - interesting isn't it ?

Firsty may I thank those who support me , and echo my thoughts .
Any form of dog which is dangerous should be destroyed .

Now , I can only assume that my negative votes were made by people
who either think that -

It is just fine for a thug to unleash a provenly VISCIOUS breed
which was banned by The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 loose in a
public park , and cause panic accordingly .

And / or -

Are happy to allow anyone to possess any form of dog , and
would be quite unconcerned to have them near their grandchildren ,

Now , I thought I made clear that I have no objection to properly
trained dogs . Always be warned though , that any dog can turn
nasty in a second .

Have a stroll through statistics - number of children disfigured and killed
each year - number of people bitten . Not nice is it ?

Yes , I would be more than happy for a reintroduction of the dog licence .
Whereby only fit and responsible people were allowed to own dogs .

But , I still would not like to live near an Alaskan Marmaluke , and I stand by that statement .
i suggest that before posting incorrect statement you do some research Dobermans are not listed on the Dangerous dogs act 1991 and are not banned there are 4 types banned they are
Pit Bull Terrier (not including Staffordshire bull terriers)
Japanese Tosa
Dogo Argentino
Fila Braziliero
as for your statement about the reintroduction of dog licences i say bring it on along with microchipping and insurance both i have for my dogs at some cost but so be it the cost of owning a dog responsibly
[quote][p][bold]fireonthemountain[/bold] wrote: Well - interesting isn't it ? Firsty may I thank those who support me , and echo my thoughts . Any form of dog which is dangerous should be destroyed . Now , I can only assume that my negative votes were made by people who either think that - It is just fine for a thug to unleash a provenly VISCIOUS breed which was banned by The Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 loose in a public park , and cause panic accordingly . And / or - Are happy to allow anyone to possess any form of dog , and would be quite unconcerned to have them near their grandchildren , Now , I thought I made clear that I have no objection to properly trained dogs . Always be warned though , that any dog can turn nasty in a second . Have a stroll through statistics - number of children disfigured and killed each year - number of people bitten . Not nice is it ? Yes , I would be more than happy for a reintroduction of the dog licence . Whereby only fit and responsible people were allowed to own dogs . But , I still would not like to live near an Alaskan Marmaluke , and I stand by that statement .[/p][/quote]i suggest that before posting incorrect statement you do some research Dobermans are not listed on the Dangerous dogs act 1991 and are not banned there are 4 types banned they are Pit Bull Terrier (not including Staffordshire bull terriers) Japanese Tosa Dogo Argentino Fila Braziliero as for your statement about the reintroduction of dog licences i say bring it on along with microchipping and insurance both i have for my dogs at some cost but so be it the cost of owning a dog responsibly vendetta64
  • Score: 8

10:33pm Sat 12 Apr 14

fireonthemountain says...

vendetta -

http://www.ukandspai
n.com/dangerous-dogs
/

You are completely wrong .
vendetta - http://www.ukandspai n.com/dangerous-dogs / You are completely wrong . fireonthemountain
  • Score: -2

1:25am Sun 13 Apr 14

noddy57 says...

far too many dog owners who are not fit to look after them selves let alone a dog ,licences need to be brought back but it has to be vetted with chip technology and tracking to keep tabs on the dog and its owner,,too many immature young twits who think they are clever,
far too many dog owners who are not fit to look after them selves let alone a dog ,licences need to be brought back but it has to be vetted with chip technology and tracking to keep tabs on the dog and its owner,,too many immature young twits who think they are clever, noddy57
  • Score: 3

9:58am Sun 13 Apr 14

sally76 says...

What a load of tripe , the dog licence couldn't be monitored correctly and who would decide whether or not u was a responsible dog owner . This would not stop people being hurt by any dog . In my experience the smaller the dog the worse it is for aggression the only difference being the bite is not as severe ,
I am the owner of a Alaskan malamute and they do make a fantastic family dog so why the negative comment on the breed . They are a big and powerfull dog but are gentle giants . Mine runs away from small dogs as has been attacked on numerous occasions by smaller breeds off lead ,and had abuse off owners when asking them to put there dog on a lead . As with all dogs any animal from the smallest to the largest , even the gentlest family dog can turn ....
What a load of tripe , the dog licence couldn't be monitored correctly and who would decide whether or not u was a responsible dog owner . This would not stop people being hurt by any dog . In my experience the smaller the dog the worse it is for aggression the only difference being the bite is not as severe , I am the owner of a Alaskan malamute and they do make a fantastic family dog so why the negative comment on the breed . They are a big and powerfull dog but are gentle giants . Mine runs away from small dogs as has been attacked on numerous occasions by smaller breeds off lead ,and had abuse off owners when asking them to put there dog on a lead . As with all dogs any animal from the smallest to the largest , even the gentlest family dog can turn .... sally76
  • Score: 7

10:07am Sun 13 Apr 14

sally76 says...

Also a Alaskan malamute or husky is not a wolf , very few people do have wolf dogs as there is restrictions in place for owning them , so all though they may resemble a wolf and howl like one they are no more wolf than your average canine !
Also a Alaskan malamute or husky is not a wolf , very few people do have wolf dogs as there is restrictions in place for owning them , so all though they may resemble a wolf and howl like one they are no more wolf than your average canine ! sally76
  • Score: 4

2:42am Mon 14 Apr 14

K7****7 says...

Well done to the takeaway man, the lady with the broom and the Alaskan Mute owner if it wasn't for their actions I think the dog would have died. They're heroes.
Well done to the takeaway man, the lady with the broom and the Alaskan Mute owner if it wasn't for their actions I think the dog would have died. They're heroes. K7****7
  • Score: 3

6:13am Mon 14 Apr 14

vendetta64 says...

fireonthemountain wrote:
vendetta -

http://www.ukandspai

n.com/dangerous-dogs

/

You are completely wrong .
you really are an idiot check the UK law ie the Dangerous dogs act 1991 not some random site that just happens to agree with your opinion simple the law is the law and DOBERMANS do not even get a mention
so get it right
[quote][p][bold]fireonthemountain[/bold] wrote: vendetta - http://www.ukandspai n.com/dangerous-dogs / You are completely wrong .[/p][/quote]you really are an idiot check the UK law ie the Dangerous dogs act 1991 not some random site that just happens to agree with your opinion simple the law is the law and DOBERMANS do not even get a mention so get it right vendetta64
  • Score: 3

3:22am Tue 15 Apr 14

khakkij says...

Once again, certain people's comments are pathetic, any dog can turn, and no one knows the background of the dog that has been destroyed in this case, probably just left outside, never taken for walks., probably been ill treated, so it is probably out of its misery. The baby mauled to death was heartbreaking, case ongoing but bottom line aint rocket science., the dog wasnt born aggressive and dangerous!! what you put into a dog., you get back. My staff is the most gentle, loyal, faithful friend ever., he looks menacing when down fields as he has sticky up ears, and they are powerful dogs., but he just wants to play, he is frightened of his own shadow, and little yapping dogs are far worse., but trust me, anyone who he thought was a threat to me., upset me., he would protect me against anyone or anything, thats because he has been loved and brought up the way he deserves, but i would never ever leave him with any child, i have seen kids aggravating dogs, pulling their tails etc., then people wonder why they react! be responsible and it wont happen, a silly **** once kept slapping my dog because she was drunk in my home, he never reacted but i wish he would have, i did., and gave her a taste of her own medicine. So the half wit that knows jack about dogs., give your head a wobble and dont judge what you know nothing about. My neighbour has a miniature yorkshire terrier dog., it snaps at everyone, she darent leave it in same room as her grandchild, sick of people judging staffies and others named on here, owners fault all the way.
Once again, certain people's comments are pathetic, any dog can turn, and no one knows the background of the dog that has been destroyed in this case, probably just left outside, never taken for walks., probably been ill treated, so it is probably out of its misery. The baby mauled to death was heartbreaking, case ongoing but bottom line aint rocket science., the dog wasnt born aggressive and dangerous!! what you put into a dog., you get back. My staff is the most gentle, loyal, faithful friend ever., he looks menacing when down fields as he has sticky up ears, and they are powerful dogs., but he just wants to play, he is frightened of his own shadow, and little yapping dogs are far worse., but trust me, anyone who he thought was a threat to me., upset me., he would protect me against anyone or anything, thats because he has been loved and brought up the way he deserves, but i would never ever leave him with any child, i have seen kids aggravating dogs, pulling their tails etc., then people wonder why they react! be responsible and it wont happen, a silly **** once kept slapping my dog because she was drunk in my home, he never reacted but i wish he would have, i did., and gave her a taste of her own medicine. So the half wit that knows jack about dogs., give your head a wobble and dont judge what you know nothing about. My neighbour has a miniature yorkshire terrier dog., it snaps at everyone, she darent leave it in same room as her grandchild, sick of people judging staffies and others named on here, owners fault all the way. khakkij
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3:55pm Wed 16 Apr 14

ConcernedOssy says...

sally76 wrote:
Also a Alaskan malamute or husky is not a wolf , very few people do have wolf dogs as there is restrictions in place for owning them , so all though they may resemble a wolf and howl like one they are no more wolf than your average canine !
Heard the Clowncil does a pretty good howl though
[quote][p][bold]sally76[/bold] wrote: Also a Alaskan malamute or husky is not a wolf , very few people do have wolf dogs as there is restrictions in place for owning them , so all though they may resemble a wolf and howl like one they are no more wolf than your average canine ![/p][/quote]Heard the Clowncil does a pretty good howl though ConcernedOssy
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