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.

In that previous article, the author noted that the worst attack was committed by a pit bull which sent a boy to the hospital.  In the comments of this story on facebook, the owner of that pit bulls recounts how her pit bull attacked her nephew, but contended that everyone was overstating the severity.  She also called her pit bull an American bulldog and shared photos of it.

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