Poodle critically injured by 2 other dogs in West Chester


WHAT THEY ARE SEARCHING FOR THAT STARTLED NEIGHBORS. MIKE: A DOG PACK ATTACKS. I HOPE GRACIE MAKES IT. SUCH A SWEET DOG. MIKE: ONLY ON WLWT THE DOG ATTACK IN A LOCAL NEIGHBORHOOD RIGHT IN FRONT OF A BUS STOP FULL OF KIDS. THAT’S RIGHT CHILDREN WATCHING AS A PET POODLE WAS ATTACKED BY A COUPLE OF BIGGER DOGS. GOOD EVENING I’M MIKE DARDIS. SHEREE: I’M SHEREE PAOLELLO. WITNESSES SAY A PACK OF DOGS WAS RUNNING LOOSE AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND AS WE FOUND OUT TODAY THIS WAS NOT THE FIRST TIME THEY WERE CAUGHT ROAMING. KARIN JOHNSON JOINING US LIVE NOW FROM WESTCHESTER WITH THE STORY YOU WILL SEE ONLY ON WLWT. REPORTER: A GROUP OF YOUNG KIDS WAS STANDING HERE ON THE CORNER OF CEDAR CREEK DRIVE WAITING FOR THE SCHOOL BUS. ONE OF THE MOMS HAD THE FAMILY PET WITH HER, THIS POODLE IS KIND OF KNOWN AS PART OF THE BUS STOP CLAN, ONLY TODAY A GROUP OF BIGGER DOGS CAME UP AND ATTACKED HER. 11-YEAR-OLD GLORIA RUNS INTO HER MOTHER ‘S ARMS CRYING. HER LITTLE SISTER LAUREN NOT FAR BEHIND. THEIR HEARTS BROKEN. THEIR DRAWING GRACIE IS CRITICALLY HURT. I FEEL TERRIBLE FOR MY CHILDREN AND ALL THE CHILDREN AT THE BUS STOP THAT HAD TO SEE IT AND THE BUS PULLED UP AND THERE WERE ALL KINDS OF KIDS ON THE BUS. REPORTER: CHILDREN WHO WITNESSED THESE TWO DOGS, A PIT BULL MIX ATTACK THE POODLE. THE DOGS CAME OVER THERE JUST LICKING HER AND THE NEXT THING I KNOW THEY ARE JUST BITING HER. I MEAN IT WAS REALLY A HORRIBLE SCENE. IT WAS A HORRIBLE SCENE. I HEARD ALL THIS SCREAMING AND I RAN OUT, AND GRACIE WAS OVER IN THE NEXT YARD LAYING ON THE GRASS WITH THIS HUGE OPEN WOUND, LIKED LIKE NO HAIR AND NO TWIN. REPORTER: NEIGHBORS SAY A PACK OF FOUR DOGS, THE TWO ADULT DOGS AND TWO PUPPIES WERE ROAMING THE STREETS. AND THIS WAS THAN THE FIRST TIME THE TWO OLDER ONES WERE RUNNING LOOSE. WESTCHESTER P. D. BROUGHT THEM IN A MONTH AGO FOR BEING LOOSE, THE SAME TWO DOGS. REPORTER: RECORDS SHOW THIS IS THE THIRD TIME ONE OF THE DOGS SPENT TIME AT THE DOG WARDEN’S OFFICE. THE WAYS LAWS ARE IF GRACIE LIVES THE OTHER OWNERS WILL GET A CITATION. THE DOG HAS TO DIE-IN ORDER FOR US TO MAKE THE DOG DANGEROUS. REPORTER: THE NEXT 48 HOURS ARE CRITICAL FOR GRACIE. THE SULLIVAN FAMILY EXPECTS TO KNOW BY FRIDAY IF THEIR 6-YEAR-OLD PET POODLE WILL PULL THROUGH. I FELT SO BADLY. I JUST HOPE GRACIE MAKES IT. SUCH A SWEET DOG. REPORTER: THE OLDER DOGS WERE LICENSED. WE HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO TRACK DOWN THE OWNERS. I’M TOLD EVEN IF GRACIE DIES THE OLD ER DOGS WILL NOT BE PUT DOWN BUT THE OWNERS WILL FACE STIFFER FINES. REPORTING LIVE IN WESTCHESTER, KARIN JOHNSON, WLWT NEWS 5. SHEREE: THANK YOU. GRACIE IS BEING TREATED RIGHT NOW.

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  1. corra walsh says:

    Oh my god,poor baby! Is the poodle ok?

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