Dog Bite Stops Mail Delivery to LA Neighborhood: Residents Outraged

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A Los Angeles neighborhood is fuming after mail delivery for the entire community was suspended – because a dog bit a mail carrier on the finger.

Now the family of the dog has been forced to put it up for adoption and leave the neighborhood, saying residents of the community have been threatening them over the mail delivery suspension. The post office said delivery would resume after the dog was removed from the home, but now they say they need proof that he has been adopted – and in the meantime tempers flare as residents are forced to drive to the post office to pick up their mail.

In the following report from KNBC, all parties involved express their frustrations, and the dog at the center of the conflict wags his way through an interview, unaware of the controversy surrounding him.

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36 thoughts on “Dog Bite Stops Mail Delivery to LA Neighborhood: Residents Outraged”

  1. Really? More control freaks out there spewing their hate and ignorance against animals. Sounds like a neighborhood of stupidity and ignorance brought about by the Postal Service for going postal over a little dog bite, and always blaming the dog. Maybe the postal worker had it coming. But a bunch of baby-ass whiners and control freaks. Let’s take all pets away from the neighborhood then.

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  2. My husband is a mailman & we’ve 6 dogs, 1 that has bit inside our yard/home2 yrs ago. On himy husbands route is a lady who allows her aggressive dog to roam. He told her to fence in her dog or the mail would stop to neighborhood. She tried to bribe him. Safety is paramount for mailman & the dog.

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  3. The dog owner needs to take some responsibility in this. If they are leaving the neighborhood why can’t they take the dog? Sounds as if they are trying to blame someone else for what appears to be their lack of responsibility.

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  4. People are so stupid. What idiots. He probably didn’t even bite her FINGER his mouth probably just touched it. How stupid. Grow up people.

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  5. I find it amazing tat the Post Office has that much power, which I feel they are abusing, to not deliver to the entire neighborhood??? How about not delivering to that family if it is such an issue. But a bite to the finger????? Sounds like the mail carrier put his/her hand where it didn’t belong!

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  6. Bit his finger!!! my pup coes that accidently quite frequently when we’re playing…the dog was probably not even being aggressive and this person over reacted…just stupid to force a family to give up their family member over what is probably just a scratch.

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  7. Bit his finger!!! my pup coes that accidently quite frequently when we’re playing…the dog was probably not even being aggressive and this person over reacted…just stupid to force a family to give up their family member over what is probably just a scratch.

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