There are many out there with the same painful story.
“When the dog attacked, we called 911, because our kids were out there.”
Allen Smith said his three children — ages 4, 8 and 11 — saw the attack, and are now afraid to go outside to play. The Smiths live within Shelby’s city limits.
“Our 8-year-old son was going to walk our dogs out like he does every morning,” said Sherry Smith. “This morning just happened to be a little different. Our son leashed up our dogs and opened the door to walk out.”
Sherry said her son walked about 10 steps, then was met by a pit bull.
“The pit bull was going toward our son, but grabbed our helpless little dog instead,” she said. “Her name was Missy.”
The Smiths said they were too late to save Missy. Now, they want to give her a voice. Allen said he’d like to see stricter regulations for people who…
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