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Ceylon facing dog problem

August 8, 2013

CEYLON — A problem with aggressive dogs running loose in Ceylon has resulted in one couple losing their family pet when it was allegedly killed by a neighbor’s pitbull....

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sockpuppet

Aug-21-13 6:21 PM

at times I bring a mini fog horn when I go on walks. Incase a strange dogs comes up to you with signs of aggression you have a way to protect yourself and your pet. It is sad that I have to bring along one of thse 2 things just to take my dogs on a walk. With a lot of breeds they do a lot of hunting and smaller dogs to them come off as small pray. With no training and lack of knowledge attacks happen. Dogs need training and socialization period. I am sick of hearing about irresponsible dog owners allowing this to happen. Yes allow. Know your breed and know the capabilities it has. If your not willing to train buy a pet rock then...

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sockpuppet

Aug-21-13 6:15 PM

All dogs should remain on leads. It is for the safety of the dog and other people. I have walked my dog in Fairmont where a dog came charging at us. No owners around for 5 min. I have worked with dogs most of my life with training/body lang ect. It is a lot to learn and if you don't know about it, it makes it hard to defend yourself if one does run up to you. I have a golden who is very submissive with no aggression at all. The dog that charged us had tail pointed in the air and the back hair straight up. I couldn't run because it wasn't the best thing to do. I did put myself between the 2 dogs because finally the owners decided to come get it. It wasn't a pit or anything but it wasn't showing anything but dominance. It did try lunging for my dog and ended up hitting me which was why I was between the 2. It was mixed with a cattle breed I noticed so running would have made things worse. I honestly suggest to people to bring some pepper spray or

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MasterCheif

Aug-21-13 11:38 AM

prime example of irresponsible pet owners. then again Ceylon has become a cesspool of criminals recently. wouldn't be surprised they are having enforcement issues.

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ClarissaLee

Aug-15-13 1:09 PM

I took some pictures from behind a tree. There are 3 pit bulls in the kennel. 3 unsupervised children are climbing OVER the fence and hitting the dogs with sticks. Its not wonder they are vicious. And they have a St. Bernard...what happened to the 3 dog limit ordinance in Ceylon? Will just keep taking candid photos until someone finally removes these dogs from the premises. Took my dog for a walk yesterday and 5 mintues up the road a dog runs out of its yard chasing my pom. I had to run with my dog on the leash to get away. It finally left and went back to its own yard. No idea if it was licensed or what....just saying its just not safe to even walk your own dog in this town.

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karenjean

Aug-14-13 9:06 AM

whispers around Ceylon, the numbers are growing, another dog was killed over a month ago prior to the Pom. Only way to identify his pet was by the color of the swatches of hair mixed with blood seen on the side of the road....... another dog mauled and the pair of pits were beaten off by owners....that is 2 witnesses !why didn't anyone pay attention ? Seems Ceylon wants to harbor crime........Mn. has State Laws concerning vicious/dangerous dogs & animals.......don't have to be a pitbull to be removed if you kill someones pet or attack. For everything said, just remove "Pitbull" and use vicious.......could be any dog.......

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rogers13

Aug-13-13 10:17 PM

The Lady admitted ahead to 3 people Her dog did this yet she gets on KEYC12 to say it wasnt her dogs. There was trail of blood from where they had attacked another dog they were beat off with rake and shovel. The owners followed them to our house there was blood for 2 blocks yet she gets on KEYC Television and denies it. We called keyc ask why we were not notified to share our story. Their reply tks for watching keyc. human services was also notified cause small baby in house. They sent letter back not enough evidence to ck. The ceiling is falling down in kitchen, everything is chewed up yet human services cant investigate. I ask sheriffs deputy what does it have to take a child or human being? He said I hate to see it but thats what probably have to be what it takes. I thought law enforcement was to serve and protect. Also they lied to police officer they have 2 Grown pit bulls a half grown one and a st Bernard. Also the next puppy was in my yard unleashed the very next day

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ClarissaLee

Aug-13-13 9:40 PM

The problem is the irresponsible owners of vicious dogs. You cannot keep and breed these large animals in confined spaces and keep them in the house when you have little kids that are unsupervised because the parents cant get out of bed until noon and the kids let the dogs out to roam all over town mauling and killing other peoples pets who are tied in their own yard with no place to run to get away. The City is working to enforce the license ordinance but vicious dogs running loose (either by accident or choice) is not going to stop the attacks if its not been trained, just because it has a metal tag around its neck. The problem is that pet owners need to take care to make sure their animals are secured. If you cant do that consistently you shouldnt have a dog. The owner of the the pit bull got on television and blatently lied and said "her dogs were out but they did not kill the puppy". The VERY next day they were walking their pit bull OFF leash in the same yard of th

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ignoranceisbliss

Aug-13-13 12:18 PM

Unlicensed, unvaccinated, aggressive dogs. So much about these so called "pet owners" disturbs me. A dog is a commitment. A commitment to train them, love them and nuture them. Not stick them in the yard for their entire lives with no exercise and very little human interract. It's no wonder they become aggressive. These "pet owners" should be ashamed.

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sockpuppet

Aug-12-13 7:50 PM

not solve the problem. people will lay dormant with them and even worse would be sick dogs because people would be too scared to go to a vet. They would fear their pet would be taken away. I personally feel no dog should be aggressive unless means to be a guard dog on property and properly trained on command. I feel that instead of banning a breed you should ban the person from owning a pet ever again.

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sockpuppet

Aug-12-13 7:47 PM

It is now sad hearing you have to worry about letting your pet outside. I am so sorry to the people who lost their pet, I truly am. Being a responsible pet owner is not letting your dog run loose. All dogs have teeth and they choose to use them or not. People need to really research a breed of dog they are looking for. Look up the history, temperament,training ect..Socialize your dog when you get it as much as you can. If your looking for a dog for protection reasons then either put in the many many hours in training properly. The terrier breeds are head strong not just 1 or 2 of the breeds. Working class breeds are ment for guarding as well and without proper training can cause a problem. Breeds get a bad name due to bad owners and no/little correct training. I have been on walks in Fairmont and had dogs off lead charge at my dog. Owners take 10 min to come and even get their dog like it was no big deal. It is sad that dogs take the punishment for human error. Banning 1 breed will

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MasterCheif

Aug-09-13 1:43 PM

Maybe the owners who raise the vicious dogs should be put to death, we are all about blaming the dog because of it's breed, but we don't blame the people? why?, because they have a higher intelligence? if you going to punish the dogs punish the people with the same punishment, saying the dog is at fault is like blaming the gun your holding after you kill something or someone, "it wasn't me! it was the gun!" People say guns don't kill people, people kill people. The same goes for dogs, dogs don't kill people, idiots who don't know how to raise the animal right kills people. People need to learn to take responsibility instead of blaming a animal. To do so is absolutely pathetic!

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jmaynard

Aug-08-13 6:12 PM

Pit bulls aren't the problem. People who raise them to be vicious dogs are the problem. Punish the people, not responsible dog owners.

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karenjean

Aug-08-13 5:09 PM

Thanks to the Martin County Humane Society, there is a plain & simple answer to the dangerous and vicious dogs in Ceylon. Minnesota Legislation has laws already written & on the books. They are for Dangerous Dogs, NO breed mentioned. sections #347.50 to 347.56. Please read at the library, get a copy, and pass the info along. Please note Subd.2 #(2), a Dangerous dog is one who has killed a domestic animal without provocation while off property. And, there are more qualifications . also, a Animal Control Authority can be an agency of the State, County, Municipality, or other government subdivision of the state which is responsible for animal control. As of June 2013 there have been 17 fatal to humans dog attacks in the USA....16 of those by pitbulls. Are we waiting for a child to be killed ?

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karenjean

Aug-08-13 4:54 PM

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