In a shocking twist of things, a 3-year-old boy enjoying a fun playtime with their family dog was suddenly attacked by the animal. Marco Slabbert, the young boy, was outside their house and playing in the garden with their Rottweiler when it jumped on him and bit him on his arms and legs.
The horrific incident happened in South Africa and was captured via CCTV.
The video shows poor Marco repeatedly kicking and struggling to escape from the violent dog.
Fortunately, a woman ran and drove the pooch away from the child.
The toddler was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. He suffered head and hand injuries. Eventually, he was discharged the next day.
You can watch the video below but be warned – the footage is very disturbing to watch.
Marco has since made a full recovery but in a Daily Mail report, Francois, Marco’s father, said he shot the dog as a result of his actions.
“Nobody knows if the Rottweiler would have attacked someone again. When a dog has attacked someone the chances are good that he will do it again.”
The father, however, has sparked online criticism for killing the animal with some saying he should’ve sought the help of an animal welfare organization instead of taking matters into his own hands.
Francois defended that his actions were not fueled by anger or revenge but by his desire to protect people.
What’s your take on this topic? Would you also kill your pet if it attacked your child? Let us know in the comment section below!
Anonymouse Now Opening Tiny Shops for Mice in Sweden
Did you know that there exists shops and cafes as tiny as a mouse and are actually for the uhm, mouse?
A group of anonymous artists called Anonymouse are fed up with the lack of shops and establishments for rodents in Sweden. These tiny creatures after all need to have their own places to socialize instead of having to use human restaurants for their afternoon cup of tea.
Here lies a cafe that caters only to mice.
Anonymouse is an anonymous collective of artists who have been building mice-sized cafes and shops since March. The 70 x 30cm shops are just perfect for our little friends.
Man Hilariously Recreates Famous Movie Scenes With His Cats
These furry felines are headed for stardom.
Cats are notoriously difficult to control, especially as they are very independent animals who march to the beat of their own drummer. So it comes as a great, and very funny, surprise when a guy from Nottingham, England directed his family’s furry felines to co-star with him in stills of his favorite movies.
David Chapman and his wife, Sarah own two four-year-old Burmese cats named Willow and Tara. From the way their humans are holding them, these look like two very spoiled kitties.
You can almost hear them purring.
Guy Finally Gets His Revenge On Pet Cat Who Always Wakes Him Up Every 4 AM
This funny viral video shows us one thing – lack of sleep can make you do weird things!
Let’s just put it out there - cats are plainly adorable. Every cat person would surely attest to that.
It is, however, likewise a fact that they can be extremely annoying as heck sometimes.
Like when they’re trying to bug you for food or play while you’re super busy. Or when they just randomly picked your work table as their bedroom for the day.
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