Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Extreme Attacks: List of Pit Bulls Up for Adoption or Recently Adopted From Shelters That Seriously Attack

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2013 NC - Gaston County Animal Shelter showed a prospective adopter and her 7 year old son a pit bull puppy they thought would be a good match for them, and the pit bull puppy promptly attacked both the mother and son.

2013 IL - Recently adopted pit bull with supposedly stellar temperament attacked other dog in family in front of young child and must be shot by police to stop the attack.

2012 PA - Owner cited after a newly adopted pit bull seriously, and without provocation, mauled a child it was familiar with . The pit bull had supposedly passed behavior tests at the shelter, but had only been at the shelter for five days before it was adopted out again.

2012 CO - Longmont Humane Society lied and said a pit bull was "dog selective" when actually it was predatory. It had attacked a dog in the shelter. Three months after it was adopted, it viciously ripped apart and killed a Yorkie.

2012 KS - Rescued pit bull with known "dog aggression" was touted as friendly with people. It killed 2 year old Savannah Edwards

2011 - recently adopted fighting "boxer" (pit bull) attacked the newly adoptive owner's other dog. The owner mourns for the mauler that they put down.

2011 MI - The owner of a dog boarding facility who agreed to house a pit bull for a rescue and then got attacked sued the rescue.

2011 NYC - Social Tees Rescue adopted and fostered out two pit bulls that seriously attacked two dogs in separate incidents. In addition, the same rescue's pit bulls were responsible for several less severe attacks at a dog park in New York City

2010 CA - Shadow's Fund pit bull "rescue" brought pit bulls to an adoption booth set up in a public park. A 22 year old 14 pound dog was attacked and her owner had a finger removed by one or more of the pit bulls that escaped from the booth to attack.

2010 IN - Humane Society of Indianapolis is sued after a recently adopted pit bull launched a terrible attack two months after adoption.

2009 ID - Pitbull attacks owner 24 hours after adoption

2003 NY - Six weeks after adoption from a shelter where it had lived for a year, a pit bull killed the 75 year old owner in a ferocious, unprovoked attack. Presumably, after living at the shelter for a year, the staff were very knowledgeable about the pit bull and deemed it safe for a 75 year old woman to adopt.