dog, known as Bear, sunk his teeth into the back of Mrs Vikki Edwards' neck when she stroked him and would not release her.
His mother Tina said last night it was great having Jordan back home - but she is now worried about having the Akitas
so close by.
What annoys me most is that most dog lovers (especially of the Akita
breed in this area) would never put people in risk or their dog at risk.
You never see headlines about Akitas
biting someone, although it's all too common to hear about alsatians, pit bulls and staffs biting people.
It was alleged that the Akitas
attacked and killed Jake in the town's Oakbank Road on March 10 last year.
That same month, Ryan Andrews, aged seven, of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, was savaged by his dad's Akita
Donna Roles has four Japanese Akitas
and has no qualms about leaving them with her 11-month-old baby.
FOLLOWING the recent bad publicity surrounding Japanese Akitas
, dog lovers might like to contact an Akita
helpline, set up by Mrs Gemmell and some friends.
have attacked a number of children sparking calls for them to be banned.
have been responsible for numerous other attacks on Teesside in recent years.
have been responsible for some sickening attacks on Teesside in recent years and in most cases the victims have been children.
For anyone interested in Japanese Akitas
, log on to the JAWT (Japanese Akita
Welfare Trust) website at /www.