No matter how much we trust our pets, sometimes unforeseen situations can happen. I have heard many times that my friends’ children have been attacked by their dog several times and I never wanted to believe it.

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But after this story, I realized that besides the fact that animals can be unpredictable, parents become more irresponsible when it comes to their children.

The mother of a nine-year-old boy who was attacked by her friend’s “remarkably strong” dog in the Cornish parking caravan, has been in prison for two years.

The boy Frankie Macritchie was left alone with the dog for more than two hours while his mother, Tawnee Willis, was at a party. When she returned to check on her son, she found him dead, torn to pieces by a 45-kilogram American bulldog. The child died of blood loss.

The tragedy took place in Tenkrek Park in Louisville, Cornwall, on April 12 last year, while Willis and Totterdell joined their friends in another caravan, leaving Frankie alone with the dog, Winston.

Frankie went to the caravan at 2 am where the adults were having fun and warned his mother that he was hungry, she took him back and left him alone with the dog while she was having fun.

At about 4:30 a.m., when Willis went to check on her son, she saw that the child was in a lifeless state.

The judge confirmed that the dog was too dangerous and that it was too risky for Frankie to be left alone with Winston. He also reminded the dog’s owner Totterdell that she should be aware that she has a “red flag” dog and that it could be harmful to the environment.


Wills admitted that she neglected her child, and her friend Sadie Totterdell was convicted for keeping a dangerous dog out of control.

After the examination, it was discovered that Frankie had suffered 54 injuries, including bite marks, puncture wounds, lacerations, bruises, and scratches.

Family members said they would never forgive the parents for leaving the child alone with Winston.

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