Dad charged after dog mutilates baby

Dad charged after dog mutilates baby

There are 11 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Nov 9, 2007, titled Dad charged after dog mutilates baby. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Charges were filed against a Lake Villa man Thursday after his girlfriend's dog seriously injured the man's 4-month-old son, authorities said.

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friend of the family

AOL

#1 Nov 10, 2007
this is a very tragic situation i'm sure
the father will live with this the rest of
his life
filing charges seem a bit much
parents across the country leave their kids in hot cars and they die and no
charges are filed
jsd

Oswego, IL

#2 Nov 10, 2007
i was expecting it to be a pit bull or another agressive breed but you'd think a dachshound would be harmless. wow unreal! i dont think he should be charged with anything why does someone always have to be held accountable? dont accidents ever occur anymore?
friend of the family

AOL

#3 Nov 10, 2007
when my girlfriend called me sunday morning and told me what had happened to her great nephew i said dauchshand what?????? not a pit bull or another large dog my prayers go out to the family and that precious baby boy
concerned one

Mobile, AL

#4 Nov 11, 2007
what do you mean why does he have to be charged? That father was neglecting that poor baby, he had no reason to be on a couch by himself. It does not matter the breed of the dog they are all animals. Long ago dachshound was used for hunting. hmmmmmmmmmm go figure?????????? The man and woman should be charged!!!!
Bitsy

AOL

#5 Nov 13, 2007
Do the math, here. The guy has a four month old (by some other "girlfriend".) He then goes over to a different "girlfriends" house - to "sleep". Right. They leave the baby with a dog who presumably hasn't been fed in so long that it wants to eat urine? Lovely. Too bad it's the baby left with no penis, it should be the father.
he deserves it

Lake Zurich, IL

#6 Nov 29, 2007
the father should have his genitals cut off now....and left that way. the poor little baby.
Worlds Best Dad

Wilmington, DE

#7 Nov 29, 2007
I absolutely hate the term white trash but this is one of those stories that just begs one to use it.
The stupidity of the father is more than I can bear.
garbage man

Indianapolis, IN

#8 Nov 29, 2007
This is one piece of crap garbage I would love to take out. He deserves it states he should take a trip to the chop shot himself and I agree100%. He had his chance to show he would care for that precious little boy but instead he left him for dog food and did nothing to help the poor screaming baby being mamed. He was too busy banging that piece of trash girlfriend.
Oh by the way my wife was on duty in the ER room when they brought the baby in and it was the WORST that a child could have endured and still lived. She and other staff sobbed that night.
LUCKY

United States

#9 Dec 10, 2007
GET RID OF THOSE DANGEROUS DOGS
Maria

Chicago, IL

#10 Dec 10, 2007
Seriously people, in your wildest dreams, would you ever think this would happen? Would you think a dachshund would do it? Teh dog doesn't have to be hungry to want to eat gross stuff. How many times has your dog grabbed a pair of underwear and eaten it? Hindsight is 20/20 and everyone can go yelling their too late advice. Would I leave a child on a couch. Not necesarily, but what we don't have is enough background. Let's say the baby didn't sleep well and finally fell asleep. Are you really going to move that child and maybe wake him up? You put pillows around him like a baracade. Lots of people do that. Sometimes accidents do happen. And this sounds like a horrible accident. Who would've ever thought this would happen?

Since: Nov 07

United States

#11 Dec 12, 2007
I was just letting everyone one know that Day Day has a doctor's appt. tomorrow. Hopefully he will have all the cathiters removed. It's still going to be a long time before he is fully healed. But he is now on medicine for his stomach. He has been up screaming and they think that from the incident that he has problems with his stomach. I will let you all know how his doctor appt. goes. Please still keep my little baby by in your rayers and thoughts.

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