As an owner of multiple dogs and no stranger to dog fights I found this to be informative. The biggest surprise came in the knowledge that the household had 5 dogs. Honestly, it’s difficult enough with 3 – 4 when Malcolm visits and they are all vying for the pack leadership. You need to know your dogs and be vigilant. I know what situations could lead to a fight and try to diffuse them before they happen.
Understanding and avoiding this happening to you.
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All FIVE surviving dogs to be euthanized.
Jan 2,2013 3.15 PM MST
It would appear there were six dogs involved in this tragedy, including what is described as a “Shepherd Mix”. We are being told that the survivor, Diane Vick, has instructed that ALL five remaining dogs be euthanized. The cocker spaniel died during or after the fight.
Thomas Vick, the husband fatally wounded, died of blood loss. There is also an unconfirmed report that it was NOT the boxer that caused the fatal wound. I contacted Captain Tad Appleby of the Bullhead City Police Department for clarification. He referred me to the Information Officer, who had no knowledge of the incident, but said…
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