Staffordshire Bull Terrier seized after it bites man

Police seize Staffordshire Bull Terrier after attack

Police seize Staffordshire Bull Terrier after attack

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POLICE have seized a dog and made an arrest after a man was bitten on a Hampshire street.

The seizure follows an incident in Gosport High Street last month, in which police had a report that someone was bitten by the dog.

The victim, a man in his 20s, had a puncture wound and bleeding as a result and received hospital treatment.

Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday.

A 27-year-old man from Gosport was arrested on suspicion of failing to comply with a dog control order and allowing his dog to be dangerously out of control in a public place.

PC Roger Loxton Gear said: “We are treating this matter so seriously as a previous incident involving this dog was reported and a dog control order was in place.

“It was in the interests of public safety that the dog was taken off the streets before it could potentially end up biting another person, or more seriously, a child.”

The incident happened on December 11 just after 1pm.

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3:03pm Fri 3 Jan 14

OSPREYSAINT says...

Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely?
Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely? OSPREYSAINT
  • Score: 5

3:50pm Fri 3 Jan 14

elvisimo says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely?
Scummy owners have scummy dogs . Execute them both
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely?[/p][/quote]Scummy owners have scummy dogs . Execute them both elvisimo
  • Score: 1

3:58pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Mary80 says...

Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then
Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then Mary80
  • Score: 12

4:10pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Maine Lobster says...

Mary80 wrote:
Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then
There are too many incidents with this type of dog. If it is so prone to violent conduct that it needs "intense" training, it ought not to be permitted as a pet. Too many people, especially children have been killed or injured by these vile animals. I like dogs but this type are the breed of choice for those who have questionnable motives for dog ownership or think it fits a certain sinister image they want to portray.
[quote][p][bold]Mary80[/bold] wrote: Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then[/p][/quote]There are too many incidents with this type of dog. If it is so prone to violent conduct that it needs "intense" training, it ought not to be permitted as a pet. Too many people, especially children have been killed or injured by these vile animals. I like dogs but this type are the breed of choice for those who have questionnable motives for dog ownership or think it fits a certain sinister image they want to portray. Maine Lobster
  • Score: 4

4:34pm Fri 3 Jan 14

bigfella777 says...

Maybe certain people think it would be OK to walk around with a Spotted Hyena so long as it is suitably trained, the simple way is for all dogs to be muzzled in public, too many idiots think they know their dog best until it is too late.
Maybe certain people think it would be OK to walk around with a Spotted Hyena so long as it is suitably trained, the simple way is for all dogs to be muzzled in public, too many idiots think they know their dog best until it is too late. bigfella777
  • Score: -2

4:48pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Wendih says...

The warrant was executed - not the dog!
The warrant was executed - not the dog! Wendih
  • Score: 10

5:02pm Fri 3 Jan 14

menotyou says...

hahaha they executed the warrant not the dog! I really do wonder about the people on here sometimes...
hahaha they executed the warrant not the dog! I really do wonder about the people on here sometimes... menotyou
  • Score: 2

5:21pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Sir Ad E Noid says...

OSPREYSAINT wrote:
Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely?
Yes, the Warrant was executed. Normal legal speak.
[quote][p][bold]OSPREYSAINT[/bold] wrote: Police applied to the courts for a warrant to take the dog, a Staffordshire Bull terrier which officers believed was a cross with another unknown breed, and this was executed last Saturday. Executed, that's a bit harsh! Should have been the owner who didn't control it surely?[/p][/quote]Yes, the Warrant was executed. Normal legal speak. Sir Ad E Noid
  • Score: 3

6:50pm Fri 3 Jan 14

annoyedme says...

Once again people jump on the breed band wagon. This is an owner who does not care about his animal. The dog was already on an order for previously biting someone, a responsible owner would then muzzle a dog in public - simple and effective.

My friend recently was bitten by a dog he knew; a Golden Retriever, which are placid dogs usually. The bite caused 4 deep puncture wounds in his wrist and required a tornique to reduce the blood flow. I feel the owner of the dog was and still is irresponsible, work continues in the home and still the dog is roaming around the house with the person it has bitten. The owner was requested the other day to put the dog into a seperate room before he caused additional injury by wandering around workmen whilst they carry in heavy objects.

Remember it more often irresponsible owners that create any breed of dog to become dangerous.
Once again people jump on the breed band wagon. This is an owner who does not care about his animal. The dog was already on an order for previously biting someone, a responsible owner would then muzzle a dog in public - simple and effective. My friend recently was bitten by a dog he knew; a Golden Retriever, which are placid dogs usually. The bite caused 4 deep puncture wounds in his wrist and required a tornique to reduce the blood flow. I feel the owner of the dog was and still is irresponsible, work continues in the home and still the dog is roaming around the house with the person it has bitten. The owner was requested the other day to put the dog into a seperate room before he caused additional injury by wandering around workmen whilst they carry in heavy objects. Remember it more often irresponsible owners that create any breed of dog to become dangerous. annoyedme
  • Score: 5

7:15pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Rolodojo says...

Mary80 wrote:
Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then
The Unfortunate fact is, is that certain breeds attract certain owners and these type of owners have no interest in training their animals correctly. They are bought as status symbols for some reason they think it makes them look tough. I personally think people should be assessed before being allowed to own any type of dog. whether it be staffys for the local tough guys or chihuahuas for the essex girl wannabes. These people should be assessed that they want a dog for the right reasons and have the intellect and judgement to control it and teach it self control.
[quote][p][bold]Mary80[/bold] wrote: Once again the media whips up hysteria demonising certain dog breeds. The fact is ANY breed of dog can bite and cause injury and its not the dog's fault certain breeds need INTENSE training to make sure they don't bite people, if owners can't be arsed to train em ban them from owning them then[/p][/quote]The Unfortunate fact is, is that certain breeds attract certain owners and these type of owners have no interest in training their animals correctly. They are bought as status symbols for some reason they think it makes them look tough. I personally think people should be assessed before being allowed to own any type of dog. whether it be staffys for the local tough guys or chihuahuas for the essex girl wannabes. These people should be assessed that they want a dog for the right reasons and have the intellect and judgement to control it and teach it self control. Rolodojo
  • Score: 7

7:55pm Fri 3 Jan 14

bigfella777 says...

There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go.
Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die.
The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police.
As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.
There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go. Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die. The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police. As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace. bigfella777
  • Score: 11

9:04pm Fri 3 Jan 14

Huey says...

Chavs and their dogs.... Ahhhhh what a place
Chavs and their dogs.... Ahhhhh what a place Huey
  • Score: 2

10:06am Sat 4 Jan 14

userds5050 says...

bigfella777 wrote:
There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go.
Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die.
The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police.
As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.
Why didn't it just let go?
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go. Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die. The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police. As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.[/p][/quote]Why didn't it just let go? userds5050
  • Score: 1

10:09am Sat 4 Jan 14

bigfella777 says...

userds5050 wrote:
bigfella777 wrote:
There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go.
Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die.
The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police.
As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.
Why didn't it just let go?
I keep thinking about that, maybe it's instinct just to hold on. It was so weird.I've never seen anything like it.
[quote][p][bold]userds5050[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go. Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die. The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police. As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.[/p][/quote]Why didn't it just let go?[/p][/quote]I keep thinking about that, maybe it's instinct just to hold on. It was so weird.I've never seen anything like it. bigfella777
  • Score: 1

10:19am Sat 4 Jan 14

userds5050 says...

bigfella777 wrote:
userds5050 wrote:
bigfella777 wrote:
There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go.
Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die.
The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police.
As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.
Why didn't it just let go?
I keep thinking about that, maybe it's instinct just to hold on. It was so weird.I've never seen anything like it.
I've seen them do it before. Not sure if they enjoy it or what.
I can understand it freaks people out though.
[quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]userds5050[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bigfella777[/bold] wrote: There were 4 scumbags sat in east park the other day drinking special brew and they had lifted their staffy up to a tree branch and made it grab hold of it with it's jaws. It was literally hanging 3ft off the ground, wouldn't let go and was making the most horrible retching sound as it struggled to breathe. At intervals one of the chavs would come over and swing the branch really hard but it still wouldn't let go. Several passers by including myself asked them why they were doing this and they said it enjoyed it. 3 young female students had a right go at them and were told to f off so they rang the police. It had been going on for over 15 minutes by this stage and people thought the dog was going to die. The police did turn up on mass in fact, 2 cars and a bicycle drove straight into the park. There was a confrontation but eventually the scumbags were moved on followed by the police. As far as I'm concerned the dog should have been confiscated there and then, these are exactly the sort of people who should not be allowed to have any animal, they are an absolute disgrace.[/p][/quote]Why didn't it just let go?[/p][/quote]I keep thinking about that, maybe it's instinct just to hold on. It was so weird.I've never seen anything like it.[/p][/quote]I've seen them do it before. Not sure if they enjoy it or what. I can understand it freaks people out though. userds5050
  • Score: 0

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