Ohio Pit Bull Roundup 2/10/2017 - special Valentine's Day edition, also pit bulls abused by their owners, poor public safety policy, more dead pets, random bites, and communities drafting new law in response to pit bull attacks
Here we are again. Another batch of pit bull lunacy from Ohio. There will be no attempt at any particular order here. I have two accounts full of these stories and will never be caught up.
The co-founder says had the dog been paired with someone the home would have been required to have several safeguards in place. Such as proper fencing. She also notes that the assessment of service dogs includes several levels. This particular dog was in the first stage and may not have necessarily made it through the remaining three levels of assessment." Here is a link to more on the dog trainer's assessment of the killer pit bull.
The dogs are pictured on Ms. Finney's Facebook page and they are pit bulls. She saved everyone trouble by labeling one of them as a pit mix while she was offering him for placement.
Ms. Finney This is a departure from normal business here on Scorched Earth. Valentine's Day approaches and I see a match here. You can't make this stuff up but there is a ray of sunshine. In fact, I'm humming the lyrics from Fiddler on the Roof's Matchmaker song as I type. For those unfamiliar with the song, here are the lyrics.
Well, somebody has to arrange the matches,
Young people can't decide these things themselves.
She might bring someone wonderful----
And well off----
Make me a match,
Find me a find,
catch me a catch
Look through your book,
And make me a perfect match!
There IS a soulmate for Ms. Finney. I bring you Mr. Wonderful, Bradley Hubbard of Pensacola Florida. TA DA! Bradley Jean Hubbard of Pensacola Florida was charged with bestiality as well. Per the Daily Mail
" A Florida man who was arrested on charges of bestiality involving his dog last month has been out on bond, while his alleged four-legged victim, a pit bull mix named Baby Girl, still languishes behind bars.
On Thursday, 23-year-old Bradley Jean Hubbard, of Pensacola, was formally arraigned on charges of cruelty to animals and sexual acts involving an animal
Hubbard was arrested on January 9 on suspicion that he had had sex with his pet dog, Baby Girl, more than 100 times over the course of three years."
"Bradley Hubbard was arrested after a family member called police last month to report the alleged sexual abuse of the family's pet dog.
According to an arrest report, the relative 'could not take it anymore' after seeing Hubbard take the dog to his room to allegedly have sex with her.
The woman reportedly told deputies the abuse had happened more than 100 times over the last three years."
"She explained how she had been able to witness the attack as Hubbard's bedroom door had a hole in it, as a result of a violent outburst.
The witness reportedly said she heard the dog whimper and cry out in pain during each incident.
She also told police how the dog would initially cry out and whimper during its attacks, but over time it had stopped making noises as it was victimized.
Bradley Hubbard booking photo. In a sly play on words, the Daily Mail labels this photo "Dog Lover Arraigned." Mr Hubbard has apparently had contact with law enforcement many times. The Daily Mail article has 4 more booking photos. The perfect match! I have nothing more to say on these two, other than "ick".
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A two year old pit mix was found in atrocious condition in Lorain Ohio. The dog was reportedly chained outside, but the Daily Mail article went on to describe large sores on the dog from crate confinement. Of course a donation drive is underway to cover the medical expenses of Amos the pit mix.
Wouldn't mandatory neuter and spay be better than this?
In short, the shelter has even more pit bulls than it had before the city of Newark dropped all regulations on pit bulls and welcomed them in with open arms. Instead of mandatory neuter and spay to limit the number of unplaceable pit bulls the county the commissioners have accepted the dog warden's suggestion to hand out these dogs like candy.
Here is a hint. More effective control would be obtained by limiting breeding than by pushing the dogs out the door to anyone willing to take them. Turn off the hose at the faucet.