|No Dogs Allowed|
Yes, once again, a child was gnawed on by man’s best friend and in this case mom and dad both got to take a trip to jail. For some reason, a toddler was roaming around at 2 o’clock in the morning and between 2 and 3:30 AM was attacked by the family’s 6-year-old pit bull and German Shepherd mix. The 2-year-old is expected to survive, but received serious wounds to the head that will require surgery. And even if his injuries hadn’t been so severe, he wouldn’t have been able to go back home with his parents to get well as it appears the family home is a borderline deathtrap coated in crap.
When police arrived they found dirty plates all over the house, open cleaning supplies within reach of a child and dog shit sprinkled throughout like turd confetti. So because the home was a dump and unfit for anyone, much less a child, 36-year-old Jared Perkins has been arrested on child endangerment charges while 30-year-old Brandi Gomes was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment. Gomes was later released so she could get treatment for an injured finger that may or may not have occurred when their dog attacked their 2-year-old. Gomes may still face arrest and Perkins remains jailed.
The mutt that did the attacking is remains in an East Bay animal shelter and is being tested for rabies. I guess that means his heads getting lopped off and the brains are going to be scooped out because I’m pretty sure that’s how they test for it. Investigators are still trying to figure out what exactly happened on the night of the attack since the parents gave conflicting accounts about where the attack happened and there was little blood found inside the home. I’m wondering if maybe the Dumbfuck Duo were passed the fuck out while kiddo was wide awake at an ungodly hour and the tot wandered outside, if that’s where the mongrel with a taste for babies was kept.
Megan Webb, Oakland Animals Services Director, had some pretty wise words of advice:
"One of the common problems we see are dog owners who want an aggressive dog as a guard dog, often leaving the dog outside, isolated and alone in a back yard and poorly socialized; but then they expect that same dog to behave like a family member at other times and be appropriate and safe around young children. This is setting the dog up for failure."
Take heed you procreating pet owners and don’t let this ridiculous outbreak of Kid Munching Canines spread into your own homes.