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 26, 2017 Bloomington Pit Bull Attacked American Eskimo Dog in Own Yard

Bloomington - A pit bull invaded an American Eskimo's yard and attacked him. He was severely injured and his owners are asking for help to pay bills on GoFundMe.

"On Saturday 6/24 Mitchell was attacked in his own yard by the neighbors pit bull. He has already undergone surgery, 1 vet visit, and now is having to stay overnight at the vet because of bleeding. He has staples and stitches and the dreadful cone of shame! Hundreds have already been spent on vet bills and there are more to come!The Nolan's are an amazing family and would give the shirt off their back if needed! Let's show them some support and help them out in a time of need! They are my neighbors and are family as well as Mitchell!!!"

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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.

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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Jun 06, 2017 Elgin Rescue Pit Attacks other Dogs in Fur Mommy's Home

Elgin - Elgin Emily is a virtuous woman.  We know this because she has 5 rescues.  But one, a pit bull, recently began attacking her dog other dogs, and the pit got hurt.  So she went on a community forum to dump it.  What follows is a battle of the sanctimonious, holier-than-thou, hypocrtical fur mommies blaming and condemning each other.  And none of them have the slightest clue why pittie poo is attacking (DNA).