Penticton dad calls for pit bull ban after dog bites daughter
Adam Proskiw - Reporter
Haley Gentry was attacked and bitten by a pit bull in Penticton on Saturday, April 4, 2015 speaks to Global Okanagan news about the attack on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)
April 10, 2015 - 2:36 PM
PENTICTON – The father of a young girl who was bitten by a pit bull last weekend wants to see the breed banned in B.C.
Seann Gentray was at a friend’s house with his daughter Haley, 9, on Saturday, April 4 when the pit bull, which belonged to the friend, lunged at her, acccording to a Global Okanagan report.
The dog, which has been put down, bit Haley in the arm several times and she required five stitches.
“It’s my fault and I will take full responsibility,” the dog’s owner, Dan Kline, told Global Okanagan news. “I told them I would pay them back for any expenses they’ve incurred.”
Now Seann Gentray wants a law to ban pit bulls, or at least have them muzzled, and is looking for like-minded individuals to join his effort to lobby the province.
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