Kevin Higgins
Kevin Higgins

I actually live in this neighborhood and can tell you this was justified. The Schertz Police harldy ever draw thier weapons. Most of my neighbors follow a strict leash law. This neighbor had a viscious dog that had to be put down. I loves dogs and have a really big Mastiff. This is a really big dog acting aggressively.

Angie Forrest
Angie Forrest
  • Kevin Higgins

Killing a dog should be an absolute last resort. I thought police officers were trained to use stun guns, mace, etc. first before ever resorting to a deadly weapon. My heart goes out to the woman who watched her dog ( on a leash ) die such a needless, violent and inhumane death right in front of her.

Kevin Higgins
Kevin Higgins
  • Kevin Higgins

The dog bit the police officer after coming out of quarantine for biting someone else.

Kevin Higgins
Kevin Higgins
  • Kevin Higgins

She should have put him in a back room when the officer came in.

Barbara West
Barbara West
  • Kevin Higgins

I LOVE dogs and own and foster several but THIS story underlines how important it is for OWNERS to properly raise and train their OWN dogs.A dog that size should have been trained as a pup to follow voice commands or at MINIMUM...this idiot should have confined her dog in another room.Maybe the officer over reacted by shooting this dog but the OWNER was the reason this dog was shot.It already had a bite history and if you LOVE your animal and can't train it properly...make sure it doesn't...

I LOVE dogs and own and foster several but THIS story underlines how important it is for OWNERS to properly raise and train their OWN dogs.A dog that size should have been trained as a pup to follow voice commands or at MINIMUM...this idiot should have confined her dog in another room.Maybe the officer over reacted by shooting this dog but the OWNER was the reason this dog was shot.It already had a bite history and if you LOVE your animal and can't train it properly...make sure it doesn't come into contact with others.You LOCK your gates so children can't accidently open them.....you CONFINE your dog if you can't CONTROL it when anyone comes into your home.Since this woman has no ability in training..maybe next time she should get a dog already trained or something SO small she can hold it.

Linda Dienno Howald
Linda Dienno Howald

Many of these officers are deathly afraid of dogs and so their first reaction is to shoot. Personally if they can't handle the situation without harming the animal then maybe its time to hang up the uniform and hand in the badge. They should feel like cowards for killing a family pet!

Patrice Brandt
Patrice Brandt
  • Linda Dienno Howald

I AGREE WITH YOU LINDA!

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Eric Weisman
Eric Weisman
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Julie Blackwelder
Julie Blackwelder

I signed the petition because I believe incidents like this are happening much too often. Some of you may recognize my name and know that I am doing what I can to support the movement to stop the this tsunami of dogs being shot by members of law enforcement. The fact that the officer said he "didn't think about" using anything other than his gun, putting himself and the owner in danger, says that he needs more training.

BUT, the dog obviously needed training if it had not been taught to...

I signed the petition because I believe incidents like this are happening much too often. Some of you may recognize my name and know that I am doing what I can to support the movement to stop the this tsunami of dogs being shot by members of law enforcement. The fact that the officer said he "didn't think about" using anything other than his gun, putting himself and the owner in danger, says that he needs more training.

BUT, the dog obviously needed training if it had not been taught to not jump on people. Being shoved to the ground, after jumping up, should not have triggered a "nip" or a bite, if the dog had been trained properly. The owner certainly bears some of the responsibility for this incident. I hope the next dog they get is trained so this kind of thing never happens again. Going small is not a solution either because even chihuahuas and puppies have been shot by police. Please do your dog training as if their life depended on it because someday it might.

Patrice Brandt
Patrice Brandt
  • Julie Blackwelder

SOME ANIMALS DON'T LIKE UNIFORMS

Michael Reyes
Michael Reyes

Just the way they handle the whole situation, very unprofessional and rude.

Barbara Condy
Barbara Condy

I have rescued so many cats and dogs over the years right off the streets. Four legged creatures have more integrity than most of the people I know, the animals always deserve better than what the get. Shame on anyone mistreating a helpless one.

Roxanne Leon
Roxanne Leon

Agreed this a joke to schertz police of what standard we should hold them too

Derrik Cramer
Derrik Cramer

so much for being professionals.

Margie Reynolds
Margie Reynolds

Welcome to the world of today where if a cop is called to house, your dogs are in grave danger of dieing. Like the criminal element has known for years, "There's no situation that if a cop is added won't end up worse for everyone", so only in the most dire of emergencys should anyone involve cops if they own dogs. Isn't that a sad statement? And its so very true. I'm so sorry this happened to you. It really is a outrage. Did your doggie die or did he survive?

Margie Reynolds
Margie Reynolds

My dear, welcome to the real world. This threat to our pets is taking people who would normally call police for help like your mom did and turning them into people that will want to do as much of their own policing as possible like the more criminal element whose known for years that, " there's no situation that if a cop is add won't end up worse for everybody". Only if your gettting beat down and there's no one else you can call or are ineniment danger of dieing should cops be called to...

My dear, welcome to the real world. This threat to our pets is taking people who would normally call police for help like your mom did and turning them into people that will want to do as much of their own policing as possible like the more criminal element whose known for years that, " there's no situation that if a cop is add won't end up worse for everybody". Only if your gettting beat down and there's no one else you can call or are ineniment danger of dieing should cops be called to your house and even then you have to weight how badly getting over the present crisis is going to be while also suffering the lost of your pet. If they come to the house the dogs die.

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