the thread title is poorly worded
make no mistake, I would, in a half a heartbeat, terminate the life of any dog threatening one of my own, just as I would do the same to a two legged perpetrator, who indeed do kill and maim more children every year than dogs do.
my family is not untouched by dog trauma, it exists. the issue is 99.99% of the time an issue with humans; either the owners, or the breeders. a dog is a creature whose body is an instrument of their tail; in happy joy joy wagging, down and depressed, or in anger. each and every one of those positions humans are responsible for