Aug 25, 2017 Chicago Child Horrifically Mauled by Pit Bulls Update 10 years later

Chicago - Update on a child who was horrifically mauled ten years ago.  Today he is off to college hoping to learn to help others with art therapy.  MUST READ!
Pit Bull Attack Victim Joshua Dixon's Self Portrait
He credits art with helping him get through his continued recovery
"The boxes stacked in the living room held all the things Joshua Dixon thought he would need in a dormitory. Bedsheets and a matching comforter. Bluetooth speakers, a computer printer and, most important, photos of his younger self.

When the 18-year-old is thousands of miles away at Maine College of Art in Portland, he'll use the pictures to remember — and to explain to new friends — exactly how far he's come.

Ten years ago, Dixon was mauled by his family's two pit bulls in his backyard when he returned home from school. The dogs tore off most of Dixon's face — his nose, ears, layers of skin and muscle — all gone in the seconds before his parents made the gruesome discovery and frantically called 911."

The Chicago Tribune used to report on pit bull attacks in the past, but presently ignores the problem for the most part.  Two days ago, while not reporting on current pit bull attacks, the Tribune posted a eulogy to a pit bull with a facebook following.

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Aug 25, 2017 Indiana Vet Aids Willow Springs Dogfighter

Whiting IN - Martin Jakubowski, Whiting IN Superintendent of Animal Control and Parks admits to helping convicted dogfighter Pedro Cuellar of Willow Springs in several ways. Jakubowski housed several of Cuellar’s pit bulls for him on several occassions from 2011 to 2016. He gave Cuellar expired antibiotics that were the property of the city shelter. And he gave the dogfighte two pit bulls without paperwork knowing that that the dogfighter intended to transfer the pit bulls to other people. Jakubowski was involved in a “roll” dog fight in 2004.
Beautiful Willow Springs Doesn't Need Dogfighters or Pit Bulls

“A “roll” is a dog fight staged for the purpose of assessing the fighting characteristics of a dog or dogs, rather than for wagering purposes, and is generally stopped by the handlers before serious injuries result.”

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Aug 08, 2017 Springfield Pit Bulls Seriously Maul Sleeping 3-year-old Girl

Springfield - Three-year-old Mirra Kay Neal was napping when two pit bulls she had known and played with all her life seriously mauled her in a completely unprovoked attack requiring 7 hours of surgery.  The pit bulls inflicted 82 lacerations with over 52 to just her face.



The pit bulls have been put down.  They were owned by a long-time friend of Mirra’s father.  A facebook page was set up for her where her parents admonished commenters to not put down pit bulls.

At least this attack was reported.  That is a big thing in Illinois where the media usually won’t even report pit bull attacks.  A fatal attack, probably committed by a pit bull, in Quincy this year has been completely swept under the rug.  This is an extreme disservice to the citizens of Illinois.

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Aug 01, 2017 Aggressive Joliet Pit Bull Menaces Man While Loose

Joliet - Another loose, aggressive pit bull menaces a victim, this time a man. The pit bull grabbed the man’s hand but did not bite down. The pit bull's owner is Ramon Rosas-Vazquez.

Apparently, Joliet is attempting to name and shame irresponsible pit bull owners in a vain attempt to curb their massive pit bull attack problem instead of doing the right thing, which is to ban pit bulls in Joliet.

Joliet Backyard Breeders making the problem worse:


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Feb 21, 2017 Joliet’s Pit Bull Problems So Bad Police Dept Hires Dangerous Dog Officer
2016 Illinois Cities With Pit Bull Problems That Won't or Can't Implement BSL
Sep 13, 2016 Joliet Pit Bull Attacked 79 year-old Ice Cream Man
Aug 15, 2016 Joliet Pit Bulls Nearly Kill Woman
Jul 10, 2016 Most Joliet Dog Attacks are by Pit Bulls; Residents Reporting More
Feb 25, 2016 Another Joliet Pit Bull Attack Reveals Weakness in Law
Feb 10, 2016 Joliet City Council Committee Continues to Look at Vicious Dog Ordinance
Jan 25, 2016 Joliet Pit Bull Attacks Prompt Demands for Tougher Vicious Dog Laws
Jan 22, 2016 Joliet Pit Bulls Break Owner's Bones and Maul Dog
Jan 11, 2016 Four Joliet Pit bulls Attack Home Health Care Worker On the Job

Jul 31, 2017 Aggressive Joliet Pit Bull Nearly Attacks Two Children

Joliet - A father was luck to be able to protect his children from a loose, aggressive pit bull. The pit bull owner’s was identified and his name and photo were published online in an apparent attempt to deter the massive number of Joliet residents with pit bulls from letting their pit bulls attack innocents.  So far, it is not working. Joliet needs a ban and it needs a ban more than most places.
Irresponsible Joliet Pit Bull Owner FELICIANO D. VELASCO
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July 31 2017 Collinsville Pit Bull Invades Yard Attacks Dog

Collinsville - A pit bull invaded a yard and mauled an elderly boston terrier.  The pit bull was returned to the owner despite the danger to the neighborhood.




Jul 20, 2017 Chicago Pit Bull Attacks Two at Dog Park: $500 REWARD

Chicago River North - A stupid young woman took her pit bull to a dog park and allowed it to attack two dogs in separate attacks.  The first attack was on a husky which left two puncture wounds and a terrified husky.

Idiot pit bull owner doing what they always do with their pit bull attacks
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The second attack was on a corgi which got picked up by the neck and shaken like a ragdoll.  Photos show the pit bull owner stood there like a stuffed nitwit doing nothing.  The corgi owner couldn't help either.  It was a brave third woman who actually saved the corgi from the pit bull's grip.  She punched the pit bull in the ribs three times and then quickly removed the corgi from the dog park.  She must have known that pit bulls ALWAYS go back to the attack after they are initially unlocked from their prey.

The corgi's owner, hampered by an unbelievable degree of political correctness, didn't leave the dog park after witnessing the first attack to protect his dog; he didn't tell the stupid young woman to leave to protect his dog; nope, he approached her and began talking to her and when he heard screaming, he knew it was his dog (because he'd led the poor corgi to the pit bull).

Mr. Unbelievably-Bad-Judgment doesn't want the pit bull "to get into trouble,"  but he offered a $500 reward for anyone who can lead him to the pit bull's owner who must have skipped off.  He doesn't want her to pay the $1,000 vet bill or to have her vicious pit bull put down.  He just wants to raise her awareness and perhaps convince her to get the pit bull "rehabilitated" (that isn't a real thing) and to perhaps not go to the dog park with her mauler if that's ok with her.  (I want to know how someone with poor judgment to that incredible degree is able to have that much money to throw away.)

What should happen is that pit bull should be deemed dangerous after two attacks and the pit bull should be put down and the pit bull owner fined.  That would be a service to the community Mr. Unbelievably-Bad-Judgment because if you don't report the bite, the next victim will be at square one, and will not be able to get that mauler out of the neighborhood.

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Jul 11, 2017 Chicago Pit Bull Mauls a Small Leashed Dog

Chicago - Surveillance video of a disgustingly irresponsible and incompetent pit bull owner allowing her aggressive pit bull to run off leash and attack a small leashed dog in her owners' arms.

These two young ladies were very smart and brave.

Jun 27, 2017 Montgomery Pit bull Attacked Police Officer, Code Officer, 2 Other People

Montgomery - Reports that a pit bull bit a code officer and two other people and was put down. In a second incident, a police officer in a neighbor’s yard was also attacked after the pit bull leaped over a fence and hung onto his arm.

Montgomery Illinois doesn't need pit bulls
City officials are looking into changes that can be made to ordinances to make them stronger.

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Jun 15, 2017 La Salle Pit Bulls Bite Owner Trying To Break Up Fight

La Salle Co. - In what must have been a horrific fight, two pit bulls attacked a third in a home.  The owner and another person were bitten trying to break up the fight.  Two pit bulls were put down for aggression and the third was put down because of injuries from the attack.The female owner also had two other pit bulls.
File photo of fighting pit bulls

This attack comes two months after a report that there had been a substantial upswing in dog attacks in the county and that pit bulls were responsible for over 50% of them.  Before last year, when the influx of pit bulls was first reported, pit bull attacks were rare in La Salle Co.

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May 26, 2017 Lawsuit: East Alton Pit Bull Attacks Lab & Owner

East Alton - A woman was walking her labrador retriever on a leash in her own front yard when a loose pit bull owned by RAYE C. MOORE attacked them both causing severe physical injuries.

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From the article:
"The plaintiff alleges McLaughlin failed to properly supervise her pet when outside and exposed to other animals, failed to properly train her dog to avoid harming other animals or individuals and failed to warn others about the dangers of owning a pit bull.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in an amount greater than $50,000, plus costs of suit and any other further relief as the court deems just and proper. "

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Jan 14, 2016 Lawsuit: Alleged East S. Louis Pit Bull Attack Results in Lawsuit

May 19, 2017 Two Rock Island Dogfighters Plead Guilty to Dogfighting Charges

Rock Island - Two of the 10 Quad-Cities residents indicted and arrested in January on federal charges related to dog-fighting ventures entered guilty pleas on Thursday, May 18, while trial dates were set for four others.
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Nine of the 10 were indicted on Jan. 24 by a federal grand jury on felony charges of conspiracy to sponsor and participate in dog-fighting ventures. One was indicted on a misdemeanor count of knowingly attending a dog fight.

Nine of them are from Rock Island; one is from Davenport.

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May 09, 2017 Wenona Pit Bull Bit a Man in the Groin Causing Severe Injury While Playing

Wenona - A pit bull owned by JAROD SCOTT attacked a 25-year-old man in the groin while they were roughhousing.

Initially, the man refused medical attention against the advice of the police officer and the first responders due to the severity of the injury. The victim later went to the hospital in Peoria on his own, was treated, and released.

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May 06, 2017 Chicago Police Officer’s Foster Pit Mauls her Golden Retriever

From the Chicago Police Officer’s facebook page - An officer who liked to rescue dogs from off the street and to help rescues agreed to foster a pregnant female pit bull named Emerald in her home last October. The puppies were all adopted out, but Emerald was still in the Officer’s home in January when Emerald began being aggressive with the Officer’s dog, a golden retriever named Laddy.

According to the police officer in her video, she pleaded with the rescue she was fostering for, Serendipittie, to take Emerald back. But the rescue refused until they could find another person willing to take a dog aggressive pit bull which would be never. Also according to the police officer, the rescue threatened to sue her for breach of contract if she gave the dog to animal control. Also according to the officer, the rescue threatened to call the police on her.

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The conflict, according to the police officer, became a personal vendetta against her. Presumably because she didn’t just suck it up and commit to crate and rotate for the rest of her dogs’ lives all the while cooing about how sweet the mauling pit bull was.

As is normal with dog rescuers it is important that they show as much compassion for the mauler as for the victim. And the mauler is being treated for minor injuries it sustained while mauling its poor victim.

The reality is that there is no place for a dog-aggressive pit bull. The only solution to avoid pets and people getting mauled is to put the pit bull down. Dog-aggressive dogs are unacceptable as pets.

Read all about the death and damage these rescues cause by adopting out pit bulls right here:

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Apr 24, 2017 La Salle Co. Many Dog Attacks - Pit Bulls Most & Worst

La Salle Co - There have been a troubling number of dog attacks in the area recently. Of the 11 attacks recorded, pit bulls were responsible for 6 and the most recent pit bull attack was the most severe of all the dog attacks, sending a young boy to a larger regional hospital.

"Wind says a woman was viciously attacked in Sandwich by a mastiff mix and a mail carrier in Streator was bit by a pit bull requiring surgery. The pit bull involved in the La Salle attack and the bull mastiff in Sandwich were both killed by a veterinarian."

Last year La Salle Co, began dealing with an unusually large influx of pit bulls that nobody wanted.  The problem was so substantial that the shelter had to hire another person to deal with it.  Now they're getting hammered with pit bull attacks. 

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Apr 15, 2017 River Forest Pit Bull Attacked an Italian Greyhound -PLEASE HELP FIND OWNER



Please help find this owner of this brindle pit bull that attacked a small Italian greyhound unprovoked at the corner of Jackson & Greenfield in River Forest.  The dog was severely injured and the owner was injured as well.  The pit bull owner fled the scene of her crime without giving any personal information.

Please call Lee at the number above.

Apr 04, 2017 Chicago Pit Bull Used as Weapon in Facebook Live Sexual Assault on 15 Year Old

Chicago - A Chicago girl whose kidnapping, sexual assault, gang rape and torture was broadcast on Facebook Live was threatened with a pit bull attack if she tried to escape.


Neighborhood bullies are continuing the assault online.  The victim and her family have been moved to a safe place out of the neighborhood and she has not returned to school.

Two of the teenage rapists and torturers have been identified.

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Apr 04, 2017 Elgin Pit bull Attacked & Killed Small Dog

Elgin - another unreported pit bull attack in elgin.


Elgin residents are well-aware of their persistent dangerous dog problem.  This is really a problem that can be documented back decades, and still the city has done nothing about it.



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Apr 03, 2017 East Moline Pit Bull Killed a Dog and Was Shot by Police

East Moline - A fatal pit bull attack on another dog went unreported for a week until news outlets reported on the upcoming city council meeting in which the council was expected to discuss a potential muzzle ordinance for all dogs over 40 pounds.

It seems that the city of East Moline has been cowed by pit bull promoters. Journalists know not to report pit bull attacks; this pit bull attack is mentioned only in the video, and is referred to as a “dog fight” in the text of the online story.

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The city council won’t propose pit bull regulation to address a pit bull problem. They hoped if they proposed a breed neutral ordinance, pit bull owners wouldn’t go crazy, but nope. They don’t like the breed neutral ordinance either. Since we can’t upset the pit bull advocates for some reason, chances are East Moline will just let pit bull advocates and their pit bulls continue to kill innocent dogs in front of children, and perhaps kill children as well.

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Apr 02, 2017 McHenry Co Pit Bull Attacked Woman

McHenry County - A pit bull "barked" at a woman and after listening to both sides of the story, three McHenry County Sheriffs believed that the pit bull should be labelled vicious.  Despite the owner's protestations, it is conceivable that the pit bull did more than just bark.  From facebook:

Apr 02, 2017 Springfield Pit Bull Allowed to Kill Owner's Cat

Springfield - A pit bull owner betrayed her cat's trust and love and allowed her pit bull to kill her cat.  Found on facebook.



Horrible Betrayal.  


As usual with pit bull nuts, one of her friends asked if the pit bull was OK, hoping the fatally mauled cat didn't manage to hurt pittie poo as pittie poo was in the middle of ripping her apart.






Mar 29, 2017 Chicago Pit Bull Crossed Street to Attack

Chicago Pit Bull Attacked Near the Corner of Berteau and Clark

Chicago - At the corner of Berteau and Clark yet another unreported pit bull attack. In this neighborhood with two three-legged pit bulls, the owner must be a self-congratulatory, full-of-herself, idiotic rescue angel who ran away from this owner.  She's probably got a blog about her two Tripod Pitties in the City, too.


From Everyblock:

"A warning to all dog walkers/pet owners: Today I was attacked by a pit bull.

There were two 3 legged pit bulls walking on the opposite of Grace from me as I walked my dog. The two dogs started freaking out as we walked past, on the opposite side of the street, one of the dogs broke free from its owner and I watched as it came bolting across grace toward my dog.
The owner was shouting at me to "quick get my dog" and I remember thinking "Lady I have my dog right here, your dog is loose?!" but I didn't get a chance to say anything.

I have never had an encounter with a vicious dog before. This dog jumped at my dog in a way that I can only describe as dog fighting. I instinctively lifted me leg toward the dog to get it away from mine, and it circled back around and went for my dog again. I put my arm in the way and was bit in the wrist and subsequently my knee as I tired to get the dog off my arm with my other leg. It seemed like it took forever, as I realized this dog was really biting me, finally the owner grabbed her dog and wrapped herself around the dog in a protective manner or in some attempt to prevent the dog from seeing anything. I remember my blood pumping really good and calling the dog a psycho and telling her the dog was a danger. I should have called the cops but my injuries were minor and my dog was unhurt. I just wanted to get away from the situation. If the owner was not around, nothing short of incapacitating the dog would have stopped its attack. Please be careful or if you know these dogs owners please advise them to muzzle, properly leash, and attempt to rehabilitate their animal who obviously was involved in dog fighting. The more I think about it the more unsettled I am by the whole event."

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Mar 21, 2017 Chicago Pack of Pit Bulls Invade Yard and Kill Beloved Beagle Mix

Chicago - A woman let her beagle mix named Sadie out to relieve herself when 6 stray pit bulls and mixes jumped their fence. Sadie’s owner tried to get Sadie inside, but couldn’t before the pit mixes got to her and mauled her to death.
RIP Sadie
Sadie was owned by an elderly couple. Both were hearing impaired and the husband was visually impaired as well. Sadie acted as their alert dog and helped them function. Not only is the family devastated by her loss, but her owners don’t have their helper.

Rescuers rounded up the pit bulls and are hoping they can be rehabilitated and adopted out. While a couple rescuers showed genuine concern, most only showed passing concern for Sadie and her family.

Six pit bulls that killed Sadie at CACC

Even though the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Animal Care and Control were involved, the media did not pick up this story which is a shame because the publicity might have brought help to the elderly couple.

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Mar 21, 2017 Belleville Pit Bull Kills Dachshund in Owner's Arms


Belleville  - This is another unreported pit bull attack found on facebook.  
This is my boy Snickers. He loved and brought a smile to everyone he came in contact with. Last night the neighbors pit bull attacked Snickers while he was in my arms. He died later last night while he was with the Vet overnight. I loved him like a son!!
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Mar 17 2017 Downers Grove Pit Bull Attacks Neighbor

Downers Grove - SHARI BERG is an irresponsible backyard breeder whose pit bull, named Bella Viscious, recently attacked her neighbor.  Her only public show of sympathy on facebook has been for her pit bull, while showing none for her neighbor, even blaming her, though BERG freely admits that the attack was "pretty bad."

Bella Viscious had just had a litter of 8 puppies in January.  Assuming that SHARI BERG was attempting to name her pit bull Bella Vicious and not Bella Viscous, there's a good chance that BERG had an inkling of the aggressive temperament of her pit before she bred it.  And now 8 spawn of the vicious Bella have been dispersed in the vicinity of Downers Grove and she's trying to rehome the vicious Bella, too.





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Mar 17, 2017 Bensenville Pit Bull Attacked Man Unprovoked

Benseville - A loose, white pit bull attacked 2-year-old-man was going to his car with a friend.  Chris Kazmierczak began jogging to the car because he was cold and a pit bull ran up behind him and attacked him. 

The pit bull had a collar and Kazmierczak’s friend was able to pull the pit bull off and kick it away.  It only took 20 seconds for the pit bull to inflict devastating damage to Kazmierczak’s hands and arms.  He works construction and won’t be able to work for at least 2 months.

Kazmierczak’s mother is angry because the police were called, but they decided not to go investigate.  She is worried that the pit bull will not be found and will be a danger to the neighborhood.

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Mar 15, 2017 Chicago Pit Bull Attacked Girl-Owner Runs With Dog

Chicago - Another unreported attack in Chicago.  A Chicago woman shared on facebook that her daughter was attacked by a pit bull at the bus stop at S. Clyde ave and 100th st. The pit bull owner ran away with the pit bull and didn’t even try to see if she was OK.

Police were called and have said they are looking for the owner and the dog, but they have not found them.

 


The daughter went to the emergency room and had to return a week later for surgery.  Her mother said she had of stitches 
and was in a lot of pain.  



If anyone knows anything about the attack or about a male pit bull owner in the area of the bus stop, please contact police.

March 14, 2017 Elmwood Park Pit Bull Attacked Woman

PLEASE HELP LOCATE THE OWNER OF AN ATTACKING PIT BULL IN RIVER FOREST


Elmwood Park - "Today I was attacked by a pit bull on 74th ave."  The woman says that she jumped into bushes to avoid being bitten by a loose pit bull.