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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by DynamicDan » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:11 pm

The owners are always the problem.


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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by surprise_i'm_armed » Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:23 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSXs7wO7c2s

The video above is just 37 seconds long, and is graphic in nature.

In South El Paso recently, police received a call about 2 aggressive pit bulls that had bitten 2 citizens.

2 LEO's arrived on scene. 1 was bitten. Then 1 or both officers shot both pit bulls. One died right there, the other was wounded.

This is what happens when man's best friends go nuts.

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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:36 pm

surprise_i'm_armed wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:23 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSXs7wO7c2s

The video above is just 37 seconds long, and is graphic in nature.

In South El Paso recently, police received a call about 2 aggressive pit bulls that had bitten 2 citizens.

2 LEO's arrived on scene. 1 was bitten. Then 1 or both officers shot both pit bulls. One died right there, the other was wounded.

This is what happens when man's best friends go nuts.

SIA
The video caused me to feel bad for the dogs but I don't fault the officers for shooting them. I love dogs much more than most of the people I meet out there. It is to bad some owners don't deserve them.


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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by striker55 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:09 am

So now that the irresponsible owner has been slapped with a dangerous dog judgement by the judge he is being a petty nuisance to his neighbor's. Can't prove it but someone ripped an American flag and pole from his next door neighbor house. We live on a cup de sac, never any trouble until 2 days after the hearing. IO is now parking 2 of his vehicles, leaving empty spaces in his driveway, in front of the same neighbor's house (one of those vehicles has had paper plates since he bought it about a year ago). This guy is ruining the neighborhood, one neighbor is already put their house on the market. IO likes to stare down neighbor's who appeared in court against him.

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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by Jusme » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:22 am

Some people are just not fit to live in polite society. If he has expired paper tags on his vehicle, and parks it on the street, that is a violation. Contact the enforcement agency and report him. If you haven't already, I would suggest security cameras. Get with your other neighbors, and form a watch group, taking shifts, to watch the others homes, and property. Video any interactions with this cretin, including his stare down techniques. Immediately report, and document, any threats, or trespassing, committed by him. If law enforcement doesn't take action, you and your neighbors can file a class action suit. This guy is a bully, and has just now been called on his behavior. The only way to get him to relent, is continually standing up to him.
I hope everything works out, but keep your head on a swivel, and watch your back.
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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by Paladin » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:41 am

Jusme wrote:
Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:22 am
Some people are just not fit to live in polite society. If he has expired paper tags on his vehicle, and parks it on the street, that is a violation. Contact the enforcement agency and report him. If you haven't already, I would suggest security cameras. Get with your other neighbors, and form a watch group, taking shifts, to watch the others homes, and property. Video any interactions with this cretin, including his stare down techniques. Immediately report, and document, any threats, or trespassing, committed by him. If law enforcement doesn't take action, you and your neighbors can file a class action suit. This guy is a bully, and has just now been called on his behavior. The only way to get him to relent, is continually standing up to him.
I hope everything works out, but keep your head on a swivel, and watch your back.
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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by imkopaka » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:50 am

I'm so happy for you that the dangerous dog has been taken care of! I agree with Jusme on every count. Get security cameras if you can afford to (some sets are easy to install and only a couple hundred bucks). Either way, take pictures of anything that irks you or looks suspicious. Even if it isn't enough for criminal charges, you could always go the route of a civil suit.
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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by striker55 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:04 am

I installed a Ring camera over my garage and the neighbor who had the flag torn down I installed a Ring camera for him, but a day late for the flag.


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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by Venus Pax » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:04 pm

striker55 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:25 pm
Had our day in court, dog was declared dangerous!
Very glad to hear this. The problem with pits is that if they attack, there is a very high probability of someone getting hurt (or maybe killed).

A pit is not only large, but has exceptionally strong jaws. Adults have been killed by these dogs, and they do need to be taken seriously.
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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by Venus Pax » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:06 pm

I also wanted to piggy-back the recommendation for a doorbell camera.

We have a doorbell camera at the door, and several self-installed cameras on the house. Both have proved helpful.
"If a man breaks in your house, he ain't there for iced tea." Mom & Dad.

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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:23 pm

Venus Pax wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:06 pm
I also wanted to piggy-back the recommendation for a doorbell camera.

We have a doorbell camera at the door, and several self-installed cameras on the house. Both have proved helpful.
My daughter and SIL have one of those. They also have a camera for the driveway. I am amazed at the quality and they were not very expensive either.


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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by chasfm11 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:04 am

striker55 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:25 pm
Had our day in court, dog was declared dangerous!
I'm glad that you won. But my sister had her case with similar results overturned on appeal, at the end of the period where the appeal could be filed.

Here are the highlights.

The pitbull jumped my sister's chain link fence, grabbed my sister's crippled Pomeranian and shook it as those dogs often do when trying to kill something. My sister's vet testified in the appeal to the severity of the injuries. My sister's dog survived but took 6 months to heal. The pit also attacked the dog of the neighbor on the other side but it was bigger and the damage wasn't as severe. That homeowner testified but was not the best witness. He is older and was afraid of the pit's owner.

In the original verdict, the owner had to pay my sister's vet bills and the pit was declared a dangerous dog. The owner acted as her own lawyer on the appeal and produced 27 pictures of her dog with children and other dogs. The local district attorney, who was representing my sister and the other neighbor, showed up for the appeal unprepared, apparently with too many cases to handle, and did, in my sister's opinion, a poor job of going after the owner about her dog's behavior. The appeal judge fell asleep during the trial and overturned the dangerous dog ruling.

The dog belongs to the granddaughter of my sister's neighbor. It is now allowed to come back to the grandmother's house without restrictions. My sister put up a tall privacy fence and installed cameras that face that neighbors house but it would take another incident to take up this matter again. BTW, the grandmother is paying off the vet bill $50 a month (22 months) because the granddaughter has no money. The granddaugher already has 9 other judgements for things like speeding and DUI and is paying those off on a monthly basis. My editorial comment is that it seems that the worst behaved among these dogs belong to the very people who have no desire or ability to accept responsibility for their actions.
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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by striker55 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:42 am

That sucks big time, we thought they would bring in friends to say the dog was friendly and show pictures of their child with the dog in front of a Christmas tree. Hope we don't have to go back for an appeal, one neighbor who was chased and testified has already sold their house and moved.


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Re: Irresponsible dog owner

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Post by striker55 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:48 am

Venus Pax wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:06 pm
I also wanted to piggy-back the recommendation for a doorbell camera.

We have a doorbell camera at the door, and several self-installed cameras on the house. Both have proved helpful.
Yes I have both a doorbell Cam and spotlight cam over the garage, if the dog gets in my front yard again it will be recorded. And the consequences recorded.

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