Animal attacks happen a lot more often than people realize in cities such as Boston and across the nation. In most cases, we are talking about cases that involve dogs and other common household pets, though some instances do involve exotic animals people choose to keeps pets, such as chimpanzees.
While many people have dogs as pets, and the vast majority of them are friendly, when a dog attacks a child, it can be the scariest thing imaginable for everyone involved. In some cases, these dog attacks can result in serious injury or even death. According to a recent news article from the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, one man’s dogs allegedly killed a young boy and seriously injured another young girl on their way to school. He has been arrested and charged with two counts of reckless conduct, which are both misdemeanors, but prosecutors indicated they may be filing additional charges. Continue reading