Doctors had to remove the testicles of a 6-month-old boy after he was attacked by 2 dogs at a Murrieta apartment last weekend.
According to reports, the mother of the child left the baby in a carrier on the floor of a room at her friend’s apartment with a pitbull and a pitbull mix.
It is not yet clear whether both dogs attacked the boy.
The dog or dogs apparently torn off the diaper firs then attacked the baby on the groin area.
The mother and her friend came to the baby’s rescue after hearing the boy’s cries.
The baby was taken to Rancho Springs Medical Center and then transferred to another hospital.
There is no update yet on the boy’s condition but hopefully he is ok.
No arrests were made on the incident.
While I am not one to judge, I do think that the dog attack could have been averted.
I know people treat their dogs like family and trust them whole heartedly, but we have got to remember that they are animals and they have different sets of instincts than humans and leaving a child, much less a baby, alone with them is dangerous.
And many of us know that of all dogs, pitbulls are one of the breeds most prone to aggressive tendencies.
I am not saying that we shouldn’t raise them as pets, but we should always keep in mind that no matter how domesticated they are, their animal instincts can kick in any time and attack someone.
So what I am saying is that if you are going to own a pet, especially one with an aggressive nature, you should take proper measures to ensure that people will be safe from them.