Mother creates foundation for son killed in violent dog attack 18 years ago

It has been 18 decades because a Charlotte mother misplaced her 8-calendar year-previous son in a violent pet attack.

Because then, Tameka Brown said she has started a foundation in her son’s name with the goal of supporting avert a identical tragedy.

“No father or mother really should at any time have to go via what I experienced of getting rid of a baby that way,” Brown stated.

Brown said Roddie Junior’s Watchdog Foundation aids small children who have been bitten, wounded or completely disfigured following currently being bit by a puppy.

Brown mentioned her son, Roddie Dumas, was attacked by four pit bulls even though playing in his grandmother’s yard 18 years in the past.

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Dumas was a 3rd-grader at Reedy Creek Elementary College at the time of the attack.

Brown stated she commenced the foundation to elevate consciousness and assistance other youthful victims of puppy assaults.

Brown hosted a gala in uptown Charlotte Saturday night time.

She reported the proceeds will go to healthcare costs, pediatric reconstructive surgeries or funeral charges for future assault victims.

“It can take extra than just loving and feeding a pet,” Brown said. “If you do your pet correctly, they will do you appropriately.”

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