Melissa Steedman
Melissa Steedman

Stop with the knee jerk reactions and bandaid solutions. While Australia goes down the path of BSL other countries are ditching it because it does not work. Pet ownership is about being responsible. What you put in is what you get out. Just like parenting. We are the ones who create these situations. Responsibility rests with the owner, not the dog. There are people who should not have animals and animals who are not trained or treated properly and these are the stories the media and...

Stop with the knee jerk reactions and bandaid solutions. While Australia goes down the path of BSL other countries are ditching it because it does not work. Pet ownership is about being responsible. What you put in is what you get out. Just like parenting. We are the ones who create these situations. Responsibility rests with the owner, not the dog. There are people who should not have animals and animals who are not trained or treated properly and these are the stories the media and politicians grab and run with. Sensationalism and knee jerk reactions. If we are so advanced then it is time to start making a just, fair and real difference. Wake up Australia!

Laura Wheatley
Laura Wheatley

I think advertising a dogs life is worthless is teaching our kids animals are nothing!!! Is that the society we live in??? It's never been the dog it's the owner! Maybe if you invested more police investigation in dog fighting these vicious dogs of any breed would not exist!! I blame the government for ignoring the problem of animal welfare!!!

Nathalie Larue
Nathalie Larue

Miranda do you own a dog cause if you did you wouldn't say that it's just cruel..

Nadine Scott
Nadine Scott

I have no words for the idiocy of this suggestion. Banning dogs does not reduce dog bites.

Catherine Jongeneel
Catherine Jongeneel

I just listened to you spew yet another load of crap on Channel 9 - to volunteer our dangerous breeds of dog and rescue a dog in a pound? Seriously? Can you vouch for the temperament as a result of the rearing of every dog found in a pound (as sorry as I am for their plight)? That's a big call you silly woman! I have owned Cattle Dogs for the past 20 years and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier for the past 4 years (both purported dangerous breeds of dogs). Staffies are now my preferred breed and...

I just listened to you spew yet another load of crap on Channel 9 - to volunteer our dangerous breeds of dog and rescue a dog in a pound? Seriously? Can you vouch for the temperament as a result of the rearing of every dog found in a pound (as sorry as I am for their plight)? That's a big call you silly woman! I have owned Cattle Dogs for the past 20 years and a Staffordshire Bull Terrier for the past 4 years (both purported dangerous breeds of dogs). Staffies are now my preferred breed and I will NEVER own any other breed - they are just so affectionate and social. And my dogs are a direct reflection of me and I am a kind, gentle and loving person (even if I do say so myself). Would I stop and give the "Shih Tzu at the end of the street a pat"? Absolutely no way, not without sussing it out first! Have you no clue? They are snappy, unpredictable dogs that you have just advocated on national television! You are so, so narrow minded it is beyond reckoning ...

Michael Thornton
Michael Thornton

I would like to know what you know about pitbull dogs and such breeds ?? What you have seen and heard in the Media. Am I right ?? What the Government is trying to do is ban the breed coz they believe every bull dog breed has the Potential to be Dangerous is this right ?? Does this mean the same Government think every Muslim has the Potential to be a Terrorist coz of the way they look or the colour of there skin what sort of message are we trying to send out to the public ?? I Apologize to...

I would like to know what you know about pitbull dogs and such breeds ?? What you have seen and heard in the Media. Am I right ?? What the Government is trying to do is ban the breed coz they believe every bull dog breed has the Potential to be Dangerous is this right ?? Does this mean the same Government think every Muslim has the Potential to be a Terrorist coz of the way they look or the colour of there skin what sort of message are we trying to send out to the public ?? I Apologize to any Muslim for using that as a Example but this is what there doing to a breed of dog that is loving and Loyal I have had three bull dog breeds before now and children round them with no Incidents so to me it's not the dog it's the owner so stop Blaming the dogs for the easy way out its the owners

Suzanne Boardman
Suzanne Boardman

Most ridiculous thing I ever heard! The kind of people who are responsible owners would never sell out their family pet - ever! And the kind of people who would take part in this asinine scheme you don't want owning any breed of dog anyway! An irresponsible, uneducated and lazy owner can turn a Chihuahua, a Kelpie, a Labrador or a cocker Spaniel.....any dog into a loose cannon. This tool of a reporter missed the boat by an ocean. Any dog can become unstable in the wrong hands, just as the...

Most ridiculous thing I ever heard! The kind of people who are responsible owners would never sell out their family pet - ever! And the kind of people who would take part in this asinine scheme you don't want owning any breed of dog anyway! An irresponsible, uneducated and lazy owner can turn a Chihuahua, a Kelpie, a Labrador or a cocker Spaniel.....any dog into a loose cannon. This tool of a reporter missed the boat by an ocean. Any dog can become unstable in the wrong hands, just as the most damaged abused dogs can become reformed family pets in the right hands, you just need to look a Sick Vicks fighting dogs to see proof of that - trained as killers by an sadistic idiot and reformed with kindness and compassion by responsible educated people, this scheme is just idiocy and will be about as effective as BSL in stopping dog bites.

Debra Lee
Debra Lee

This woman is an absolute idiot!!! When are people going to realise that there is no such thing as a dangerous dog... they are all what we as dog owners create... STOP blaming the breed and start making irresponsible dog owners accountable for their dogs behaviour.

Curtis Forrester
Curtis Forrester

Don Page & Miranda Divine you should crawl back under the rock u came out from, you disgust me! What a joke!!

Michael Thornton
Michael Thornton

If I had a dog that you thought you could buy off me it would be like you trying to buy my son off me it's priceless so you could not afford it then what ? Could I come give you some money and kill your family pet think about it. If I bought an animal it belongs to me you should not have the right to take if from me when it's done nothing just coz some dogs have !!!

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