Mother of woman mauled to death by her XL Bully says she warned her ‘something bad’ would happen

The mom of a girl mauled to dying by her personal pet canine at house says she warned her daughter ‘one thing unhealthy was going to occur’ two weeks earlier than she died. 

Mom-of-two Joanne Robinson, 43, was killed by her American Bully XL canine, Rocco, after it ‘turned mad within the excessive warmth’ in July. 

She died on the scene of the assault at house in Rotherham, South Yorkshire whereas her associate, Jamie Stead, was left with accidents to his palms, abdomen and face as he tried to drag the animal off her.

Joanne’s mom Dot, of Wath-upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire, revealed Rocco had beforehand fought with their different canine Lola – and she or he had warned her daughter to ‘eliminate one in all them’. 

Dot has stated the household, together with Joanne’s youngsters Dillon, 24, and Elle, 19, are in ‘bits’ and ‘not coping’ after the tragic dying. 

Joanne Robinson, 43, described as ‘stunning in and out’ was mauled to dying by her personal pet canine in July

Joanne was killed by her American Bully XL canine, Rocco, who was on the authorized canines breeds record

Dozens of flowers have been laid on the scene of the assault which left Joanne’s associate with accidents to his palms, abdomen and face

Third dying involving Bully XL canine breed 

In March this yr Bella-Rae Birch, a 17-month-old lady, was killed by an XL Bully canine. The toddler had been attacked in her household’s house in St Helens, Merseyside, only a week after they purchased the animal. 

Bella-Rae Birch, pictured, was mauled to dying by an American Bully canine

Additionally this yr, Joanne Robinson was mauled to dying by her pet American Bully XL canine after it ‘turned mad within the excessive warmth’. The 43-year-old died on the scene of the assault at a home in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. 

Joanne Robinson was mauled to dying

Final yr Welsh schoolboy Jack Lis was additionally killed in a savage assault by a Bully XL. The ten-year-old boy was enjoying at a good friend’s home in Caerphilly in November final yr when he was set upon by the canine.

Jack Lis, 10, was mauled to dying by a killer XL Bully canine 


Talking to the Mirror, she known as for an finish ‘of those nightmare deaths’ as ‘too many individuals are being killed’ by canines.

The 67-year-old stated one thing must occur – whereas insisting her daughter wouldn’t have blamed Rocco, who was on the authorized canine breeds record. 

‘I’ve by no means seen a canine as huge as Rocco, he had began preventing with their different canine Lola and I begged her to eliminate one in all them,’ she informed the newspaper.

‘I warned her what would occur however she adored that canine and stated “I can’t quit on him mum”.’

Dot described her daughter as ‘stunning inside out’ and a ‘gem’ who was adored, including that Jo all the time picked up strays. 

However she desires to see motion and thinks the Authorities must crack down on breeders and produce again canine licences for larger breeds. 

She stated her daughter tried to do all the things proper however her 18-month-old canine was too huge and robust.

Dot stated Joanne paid £4000 for Rocco from a canine breeder and she or he ‘fell in love’ with him although he was preventing with different pups in a cage when she first met him at a breeder’s. 

She stated her daughter’s two canines had fought final August, then once more at Christmas. 

They needed to separate them and go away them in separate rooms, Dot informed, including that Joanne had deliberate to get a canine behaviourist to assist. 

Each canines have been destroyed, Dot confirmed.   

The grandmother beforehand stated: ‘I don’t know why they out of the blue snapped. I can solely suppose they turned mad within the excessive warmth. It will need to have set them off.’ 

She has spoken out once more after a ‘pretty and humorous’ grandmother was mauled to dying by 5 American bulldogs this week in a separate incident.

Ann Dunn, 65, died at a canine breeding property in Liverpool on Monday night after being mauled by ‘a number of’ canines described by Merseyside Police as American Bulldog breed. 

5 canines have been later taken from the property by police and ‘humanely destroyed’. 

Ms Dunn was attacked inside her house on St Brigid’s Crescent in Vauxhall round 4.25pm on Monday.

Folks have been known as to the house after her household realised one thing was incorrect when she didn’t flip as much as gather her grandson from faculty.

The property the place Ms Dunn died had been listed on-line for canine breeding. 

Footage on the enterprise’ web site present quite a few canines being marketed on the market, with quotes accessible on request.

American bulldogs, which have been the breed of canine discovered within the house, will not be one of many 4 breeds at the moment banned within the UK. 

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of proudly owning a canine dangerously uncontrolled and has since been conditionally bailed, pending additional investigation.

Merseyside Police stated a autopsy examination will happen to find out Ms Dunn’s explanation for dying.

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