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Thank You Comment :: Colleen Lynn

by colleen lynn.

Keep up the great work Colleen Lynn. As a scientist I’m constantly amazed by the wanton disregard for basic statistics that advocates of this breed buy into. Yes, statistics can be skewed if someone cared to one way or the other, but the numbers year-over-year of fatal dog attacks are undeniable. There is just no way to P-test your way out of that one. I’m also amazed at the utter sociopathic nature of pit advocacy as a whole, just such an appallingly self-centered attitude in their groupthink. Thank you for putting together such a large volume of statistical, cited, evidence. Your and Merritt’s research shines a light on the glaring lack of concern of the CDC as well as the medical profession in general. – Molly Thewad

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Thank You Letter :: Colleen Lynn

by colleen lynn.

Dear Colleen Lynn,
The impact and credibility of Dogsbite.org was brought home to me when researching material for a professional presentation on morbidity and mortality from dog attacks. I had set out to compare Virginia statistics to those nationwide. My queries to the Centers for Disease Control resulted in a reference to Dogsbite.org as THE source for reliable data. This particularly applies to breeds most likely to inflict fatal maulings. When doing research, I don’t just look at the headlines; I look at everything. Your site is invaluable because it is sourced and annotated and verifiable with respect to its data. Human fatalities from dog attacks have risen dramatically, and that is not just media hype. As a dog lover myself, relentless “pit bull advocacy” has convinced me that some of us have entered into a disordered relationship with the gift we have been given in domestic dogs.
Thank you for what you do and for your huge contribution to a public health issue. -Bonny, Virginia

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Thank You Letter :: DogsBite.org

by colleen lynn.

Dear DogsBite.org,
I just wanted to say thank you for the awesome information on pit bulls. The citations you provide and the careful research you perform are an invaluable resource to counter all the propaganda speak out there and we will keep this information handy to inform those we encounter that have swallowed the lie. – Laura, Washington

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