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Dog attacks: Readers suggest ways to end them

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Another Dog Bites Man Story

In my Wednesday newspaper column, I wrote about ways to try and put an end to dog attacks (dog bites, maulings, killing other animals and humans). I was inspired to do this when a 2-year-old child died after being mauled by three pit bulls in a Concord, CA, garage on July 22 … and a 7-year-old girl who had a chunk bitten out of her cheek by a pit bull on July 24 in Oakland, CA.  You can read that column here: http://www.contracostatimes.com/columns/ci_15614088

I asked if there was anyone else out there in never-never land who had any answers to ending attacks on people by aggressive dogs. Below are four of the responses I received. I am curious how you feel about what they have to say. Please feel free to add your own comments to these letters in the space provided.
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Posted on Friday, July 30th, 2010
Under: Dog attacks, dogs | 14 Comments »