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Pit bulls are not vicious

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I wanted to address the June 13 letter by Patricia J. Hurd on pit bulls.


I feel pit bulls are getting a bad rap. They do not come into this world vicious. That is caused by the people who raise them. I feel sorry for the New Eagle child who was injured by a pit bull, but this was just a puppy doing what puppies do. I had a dachshund puppy that bit my daughter’s ear and I did not think it was a vicious act. I instead supervised the play period more carefully.


God bless retired U.S. Marine Neil Morris for giving a pit bull a second chance to prove his loyalty. If this pup can ease even a little pain for what he has given us, then he should be able to take this pup anywhere he needs to.


Leona Alexas


Washington