Cane Corso Mastiff Isn't to Blame for Mauling Toddler

Cane Corso Mastiff
A Cane Corso Mastiff
Friday evening 4-year-old Jayelin Graham of Brooklyn, N.Y. was mauled to death by a dog, a Crane Corso Mastiff. It was an unimaginably horrific death in which the dog attacked the helpless young toddler, while neither his mother who responded to his screams nor neighbors could fend it off. His brothers, 2 and 5, witnessed the entire gruesome incident.

It reportedly happened in just seconds. The mother, Saquina Jubear, had gone out into the hall with her baby to grab some keys she'd left in the stroller. She heard screams and came back to the horrific scene.

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There are cases that pop in the headlines from time to time in which family pets who otherwise seem mild-mannered and loving suddenly turn and for unknown reasons attack a child. They are sad and frightening as well, but this is not one of those cases. Not at all. By all reports, this is a case in which someone could have, someone should have done something to prevent this boy's death; and someone other than the dog should be held responsible

According to the New York Daily News, the