"If Manslaughter charges could be brought against negligent owners, I think the dog related death numbers would dry up very quickly.It's not enough for owners to be "Nice" to their dogs. Dogs need to feel they are part of the pack.…"
"I'm in favor of licensing. Especially in cities.
Honestly, it's win-win. It reduces dog suffering, and would very likely reduce dog attacks.
It would be logistically impossible on a larger scale than in cities. In rural areas it…"
"What do we do? Extermination for every breed that has ever killed a person? Do we extend that to other species? Extinction for wildcats? Wolves? Hippos? Hippos kill nearly 3,000 people per year. Should we outlaw Automobiles? Those…"
"I've sometimes come out of bad blood sugar crashes, finding myself far from where I last remember being, eating food that I've apparently bought and paid for, with a voice in my head telling me "You can't die. I won't let…"
"I'm skeptical of your claims.
Any breed of dog can be dangerous. Any breed can be gentle. It has a lot more to do with the owner than the breed. Pitbulls and Rotties and others tend to attract aggressive owners and breeders.
"So, you want to starve them to death?
How about the dozens of other breeds of dogs with stronger bites? Want to rip their teeth out too?
Why not make it illegal for people with violent criminal records to own dogs? Or make it illegal for…"
"Still, German Shepherds have a much more dangerous bite when they get aggressive. They have significantly stronger bites.
Pitbulls are far from the most dangerous breed of dogs when they become aggressive. They are simply the most hyped."
"The statistics don't support the notion that pitbulls are more aggressive than other dog breeds. Actually, pitbulls are one of the least likely dogs to attack people.
They are more dog-aggressive, that is, more likely to attack other dogs. but…"