Another Day, Another Pit Bull Attack - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/1/08

Another Day, Another Pit Bull Attack

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For the second time this week in Lubbock County, pit bulls attack and kill. This time, dogs mauled two goats so badly the owners had to put them down. One of those goats was a grand champion.

"The goats ran up to her and both of their faces had been badly mauled," said Angie Snapp. Angie's nine year old daughter fed the goats around 8 p.m. Thursday. At that time the goats were fine. A half an hour later she went back to the pen   "We really believe that when my daughter came up here she startled the dogs and they ran off," said Angie.

When Angie's daughter saw the goats, their faces were ripped up from the dogs attack.  "One of the goats was so badly mauled that we put him down immediately," Angie said.

The other was taken to a local vet who found a nerve in the goats face was broken, stopping the goat from ever eating again. The family made the decision to have that goat put down, too. The Snapp family did call the Lubbock County Sheriff's Department.

"They explained to us that it was a civil matter and until the dogs bite a person there wasn't anything they could do"  said Angie.   "I'm just glad the dogs ran and didn't try to eat her because those goats outweighed her by 30 pounds," Angie added.

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