Prevent yourself from dog bite
‘In the meantime, affected customers can collect their mail from Blackburn Delivery Office on the production of photo ID.’ A spokesman from Lancashire Police said: ‘The dog was on a lead at the time but the lead was held by a child, who was not strong enough to hold on to the animal. ‘The postman suffered a wound to his arm and was taken to hospital to be checked over. ‘The matter was passed on to the neighbourhood policing team who visited the dog’s owner on a joint visit with RSPCA who gave the owner a voucher to have the dog neutered and take it to dog training classes. ‘The dog was not a banned breed or classed as a dangerous dog.’ Housebound: Winston sits next to the window in his owner’s home Resident Clive Fisher said he had been waiting for a letter from Royal Blackburn Hospital oncology unit after being referred by his GP because he was showing signs of cancer. The 69-year-old said: ‘An appointment letter was left undelivered at the sorting office for days. ‘There’s only a short period of time to treat disorders like this and I know that there’s a lot of people that live on this road that do have illnesses or disabilities.’ ‘I’m disabled but I’m lucky that I have a car. A lot of my neighbours don’t or are unable to drive.’ Another resident said: ‘Why can’t they just stop delivering to the house that has the dog?
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Senate amends dog bite bill
HAIR TO RISKS OF A PIT BULL THAT COULD DESCRIBE THE DEBATE THAT RAGED ON THE SENATE FLOOR. THE LEGISLATION SEEKS TO OVERTURN A DECISION THAT LABELS PIT BULLS INHERENTLY DANGEROUS. IT PUTS VICTIMS IN A BETTER POSITION THAN THEY ARE TODAY, AND ON TOP OF THAT WE MAKE SURE IT IS THE JURY THAT GETS TO MAKE THE DECISION. LIKES THE BILL APPLIES TO ALL DOGS. AND LEX LANDLORDS OFF THE — IT LETS LANDLORDS OFF THE HOOK. UNDER THE COURT DECISION, THE ONLY BREED OF DOG YOU WOULD HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT WAS A PIT BULL. NOW, UNDER THIS, IT IS ANY DOG. YOU HAVE TO PROVE NEGLIGENCE BY THE LANDLORD. IF THE LANDLORD KNEW ONE OF ITS TENETS HAD A VICIOUS DOG. THE FIRST TWO ATTEMPTS WERE DESCRIBED AS TRAIN WRECKS ENDED IN FAILURE BECAUSE THAT HOUSE AND SENATE COULDN’T COMPROMISE.
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“They should be responsible if it’s the first bite or the 20th bite,” Zirkin argued. Zirkin proposed an amendment to establish “strict liability” for dog bites, so that any victim would be entitled to compensation unless he or she was trespassing, the animal was provoked, or there was soem other contributing factor. He said that essentially is what the Senate approved in two prior yerars, only to have it rejected by House members. Delegates favor returning to a “one-bite” standard for all breeds, which prevailed before the court ruling, meaning an owner could avoid liability if there was credible evidence the dog had never done anything like that before. Frosh acknowledged that he had largely shared Zirkin’s view of the issue in prior years, but opted for this measure because he believed it would pass the House. While not perfect, he said, the bill was better than the status quo. To stand pat on what the Senate has passed before would almost certainly be rejected in the House, he warned, leaving the two chambers at loggerheads again. Frosh and Zirkin, both lawyers, sparred over court rulings and legal standards throughout the prolonged debate. Other senators chimed in, some with personal stories about being nipped or scared by others’ dogs. “We’ve gone to the dogs, folks,” Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller quipped at one point.
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Dog Bites Man Dept: David Brooks Misses the Point
Let it sniff your hand before you pet him. Small children should never be left unsupervised with a pet. They should be taught to always ask for permission from the owner of the pet before they pet a dog; and they should never approach a barking, growling or scared dog. You should also teach them to realise that the fact that they can play with their own pets does not mean they can do so with any other pet they see. As the adage goes, let sleeping dogs lie. Do not approach a sleeping dog suddenly, even if it your own; because the dog will wake up suddenly and may bite out of
fear. Respect a dogs space. Keep your hands away from a dogs fence or kennel. Dogs are territorial and they consider their living areas as their personal property and may growl or bite to protect it. Be cautious around a nursing bitch, even if you are the owner, because she will be naturally protective of her pups and she may bite you.
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Senate moves to compromise on dog bites
We no longer believe its going to make our lives better or that the better job we might move to look for actually exists. To David, this is an attitude problem. Weve gotten lazy and dont want to move because nobodys guaranteeing us a soft landing when we getwherever were going. And this doesnt faze him: Fifty percent of Americans over 65 believe America stands above all others as the greatest nation on earth. Only 27 percent of Americans ages 18 to 29 believe that. As late as 2003, Americans were more likely than Italians, Brits and Germans to say the free market economy is the best system on which to base the future of the world. By 2010, they were slightly less likely than those Europeans to embrace capitalism. Thirty years ago, a vast majority of Americans identified as members of the middle class. But since 1988, the percentage of Americans who call themselves members of the have-nots has doubled.
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Senate advances legislation on dog bites
Brian E. Frosh and Del. Luiz R.S. Simmons. The compromise would overturn a controversial court ruling on pit bulls while also allowing owners of dogs that cause harm to have their cases heard by juries. After first defeating all amendments proposed to that bill, the Senate reconsidered and passed one, which added a provision to hold owners of dogs running at large liable if their dogs bite. The amendment, proposed by Sen. Robert A.
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