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The kid was bitten by a dog tonight :( 2nd update!! 10/04

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Just got back from ER.  Luckily the wound is not too deep(not down to the tendon), but it was a pretty nasty bite..(on her finger).

 I need to get her cleaned up and in bed..I'll give all the details later.

The details- we just finished dinner at a local restaurant and we were outside on the patio area playing ping pong..A lady drives up and get out of her car with two medium sized dogs. She goes into the restaurant and leaves her unleashed dogs outside unattended. The dog came over to us and sat/stood next to my daughter(my daughter was just standing there)..I called her name so we could get back to playing ping pong, she turns and the dog snaps her finger(she had her hands by her sides). The kid screams and yells the dog just bit her, I run over and she doubled over holding her hand.I get her to open her hand and see blood coming from her finger. I wrap her hand and run inside to tell the owner her dog just bit my kid..

Long story short the owner didn't think it was that serious and never stopped ordering her food. She pretty much put the blame on my daughter stating"what did she do to make the dog bite", since her dog has never done this before.. We exchanged a few words..I told her i thought she was irresponsible to bring unleashed/unattended dog to an eatery with so many children running around( you never know what a dog will do).. 

Anyway, i get her info and tell her i'm taking my daughter to urgent care-just to be on the safe side.

Just got a surprise call..the girl showed up at the restaurant and they got her to call me..She called and said. 1) she didn't believe my daughter got bitten by her dog  0-o    2) she has been really stressed out. 3) she is not able to pay for medical bills 4) she wants to do the right thing now because she doesn't want her dog taken to quarantine ..So basically, she wants me to save her dog because she can't live w/out it for 10 days..her dogs are her life.. 

She never asked how my kid was..said sorry for her dog injuring my kid..Nothing!!! it was all about her, her problems and her dog..


by on Oct. 2, 2012 at 9:40 PM
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AnGLInterrupted
by Kendall on Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:33 AM

OMGosh!!  (big hugs)

I know how you feel.  Very scary!!  DD was bit (in the face) by my dad's dog when she was two!  I still cringe thinking about it.  Did they prescribe her some anti-biotics?

telecomgirl
by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 12:34 PM

I haven't read any of the other responses from the other members to see what they and you have said, but where I live, there are laws for having an unleashed dog, and if the dog bites, then owner's in big trouble. Have you contacted the police or animal control? The owner can probably be fined (here they are) and their dog put on a Dangerous or Potentially Dangerous list so the city knows it's a biter.

rocamom
by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 12:41 PM

I would send her the bill for your co-pay too..  GOOD LUCK with everything and I really hope your daughter is ok..

inmybizz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:08 PM


Quoting rocamom:

I would send her the bill for your co-pay too..  GOOD LUCK with everything and I really hope your daughter is ok..

The contact info she gave me was bogus..I called the number it was disconnected, i drove by the address she gave ma and no such address.. I have since filed a police report and the police are now looking for her as well as animal control..It was a very simple case and now that she provided false info things are definitely more serious..I had no doubt they will locate her, she lives in the area..It's just a matter of time..

inmybizz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:10 PM


Quoting telecomgirl:

I haven't read any of the other responses from the other members to see what they and you have said, but where I live, there are laws for having an unleashed dog, and if the dog bites, then owner's in big trouble. Have you contacted the police or animal control? The owner can probably be fined (here they are) and their dog put on a Dangerous or Potentially Dangerous list so the city knows it's a biter.

yes, the police are looking for her since she purposely gave me incorrect contact info..So is animal control..

inmybizz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:11 PM


Quoting AnGLInterrupted:

OMGosh!!  (big hugs)

I know how you feel.  Very scary!!  DD was bit (in the face) by my dad's dog when she was two!  I still cringe thinking about it.  Did they prescribe her some anti-biotics?

she has an antibiotic ointment..no pills or anything. The finger was very bloody but the wound itself was not very deep..

AnGLInterrupted
by Kendall on Oct. 4, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Good!  :)

Quoting inmybizz:


Quoting AnGLInterrupted:

OMGosh!!  (big hugs)

I know how you feel.  Very scary!!  DD was bit (in the face) by my dad's dog when she was two!  I still cringe thinking about it.  Did they prescribe her some anti-biotics?

she has an antibiotic ointment..no pills or anything. The finger was very bloody but the wound itself was not very deep..


rocamom
by on Oct. 4, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Future reference, write down the plate #..  Did you go back to the place you were at to see if she knew her?  GOOD LUCK hun.. ((HUGS))

Quoting inmybizz:


Quoting rocamom:

I would send her the bill for your co-pay too..  GOOD LUCK with everything and I really hope your daughter is ok..

The contact info she gave me was bogus..I called the number it was disconnected, i drove by the address she gave ma and no such address.. I have since filed a police report and the police are now looking for her as well as animal control..It was a very simple case and now that she provided false info things are definitely more serious..I had no doubt they will locate her, she lives in the area..It's just a matter of time..


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inmybizz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 4, 2012 at 2:37 PM

In hindsight i would have done a lot of things differently..everything just happened so fast and my main concern was taking care of the kid There were many people around but no one offered assistance..the kid was hysterical..It was very traumatic for her..I never imagined this person would be so dishonest under the circumstances.. One of those situations were everything goes wrong..

The owner of the restaurant says she calls in orders often- when she calls again he was going to give me her number..The police are looking for her and animal control has some recent info on her..This is a small community-i'm sure they will find her.

Quoting rocamom:

Future reference, write down the plate #..  Did you go back to the place you were at to see if she knew her?  GOOD LUCK hun.. ((HUGS))

Quoting inmybizz:


Quoting rocamom:

I would send her the bill for your co-pay too..  GOOD LUCK with everything and I really hope your daughter is ok..

The contact info she gave me was bogus..I called the number it was disconnected, i drove by the address she gave ma and no such address.. I have since filed a police report and the police are now looking for her as well as animal control..It was a very simple case and now that she provided false info things are definitely more serious..I had no doubt they will locate her, she lives in the area..It's just a matter of time..



inmybizz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 4, 2012 at 3:16 PM

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