Palm Bay Residents Warned Animal Control of Risky Dogs
By Space Coast Daily // July 31, 2013
VICTIM'S NEIGHBORS WARNED ANIMAL CONTROL OF DANGEROUS DOG PACK
ABOVE VIDEO: Daniel Madden of Palm Bay Explains how he joined neighbors who wrote animal control to warn them about the group of Pitt Bulls that attacked one of his neighbors. The victim was hospitalized with multiple bite wounds.
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA — A Palm Bay man who rescued a neighbor from three pit bulls says he is disappointed by Brevard County Animal Control’s lack of a response to local requests for action.
For several weeks, Daniel Madden and other residents of his neighborhood in Palm Bay attempted to warn Brevard County Animal Control about a risky pack of dogs Pit Bulls in his neighborhood. Madden claims he sent scanned copies of letters and photos to a Brevard County Animal Control officer.
Madden, who owns a pit bull himself, grew concerned with the dogs roaming the streets. According to Mr. Madden, a Brevard County Animal Control Officer spoke with Madden in his home regarding this dogs. Madden said he also emailed the officer with the letters regarding the same group of dogs.
McCubbin was attacked in her driveway by three of the dogs and sent to the hospital with bite wounds and bruises to her upper body . She returned to her residence Wednesday, but preferred not to be interviewed as she recovered. Madden claims he saw the dogs knock over and bite McCubbin. Madden ran over to fend off the dogs and grabbed a shovel to keep them at bay until paramedics and Brevard County Animal Control arrived at the scene.
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Below, you can see copies of the letters and photos which Mr. Manning claims he sent to a Brevard County Animal Control officer. SpaceCoastDaily.com was informed about the letters after Brevard County Animal Control’s offices had closed for the day.