Three-year- the old kid was severely beaten by the guard dog trained to listen to commands in Deutsch. The little girl was in country park with her grandparents when she was captured dog and shocked in This powerful jaws.
The court heard the Dutch shepherd dog – looks like a sheepdog – was trained in Germany for protection and security work. His new owner, who does not speak German, trained in park when he pounced on little girl.
He sunk his teeth into her neck and back leaving her with scars that will remain with her until she is a teenager. dog named Chef was adopted from a rescue center just four days ago with a warning did not have good” with children.
young The girl needed an operation general painkiller and was in Cardiff University Hospital of Wales for four days. Her mother said she left with fear of animals with claws, and he still has memories and nightmares.
Owner Daniel Barge, 33, was rented out. off instant jail sentence after confession in charge of a dog dangerously out of the control in a public place.
Prosecutor Geoff Johns said: dog was trained in Germany and new the owner was told that he could easily cross the mark. He was told to keep him away from children’s playgrounds and sandboxes because it wasn’t good with children.
“The barge was moving along dog through the park on tourniquet when he pushed the little girl off her legs. It took her back and neck and began to shake it for about 15 seconds while she was on Earth. Passers-by and the girl’s grandfather struggled to get dog off that was her grip.”
Barge and others people in the park screamed at dog but the only English commands he understood were “heel” and “sit”. The court heard Barge and his mother Melanie Harris paid the rescue center in Llanelli £150 for ten-year-old dog.
mr jones added: “There was knowledge that this dog was past – he was accustomed to aggression and used in protection and as security dog”.
Terrifying attack happened at Barry Sidings Country Park in Pontypridd in August last year. Victim impact statement from tot’s mother said she left with fear of animals with claws, and he still has memories and nightmares.
Young woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, an operation is needed to general anesthetic for her injuries at the university hospital of Wales in Cardiff where has she been patient for four days.
The Crown Court of Merthyr Tydfil considered this horrific incident. triggered mental breakdown in Barge and he spent 10 weeks in mental hospital.
Peter Donnison, defending, said that Barge was “deeply saddened and remorseful” and arranged for dog put down right after attack. Barge given two months probation jail sentencing and ordered £500 to be paid to the girl compensation for her injury.
Judge Richard Twomlow told him: “It was a terrible incident. for little girl and for her grandparents who we with her. You didn’t have reason think that dog will behave in this is extreme way. But given the age of the victim and her injuries, this pass guardianship threshold. There will be prison sentence, but it will be suspended.
The judge said £500 compensation not meant to reflect seriousness of little girl injury.