Saint-Amant-de-Boixe: dogs frighten residents of “La Fichère”

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“The first attack on one of our dogs started on February 18. This time, my husband was able to intervene, unlike the next one: on the night of March 31, our old dog cut off his ear. and is about to be euthanized. He remains very weak “, launched by Catherine Loiseau, featuring the poor cut animal. That neighbor is not very lucky. “Her boss was so traumatized that he couldn’t talk about it anymore. »

In question, “dogs that should be declared at town hall and always come out of their yard because the fence is breached”, according to residents, pointing to Hafid Chamroune’s four dogs, who moved to “La Fichère” this winter and disputed all the allegations (see box). Despite numerous testimonials and a video where we clearly saw three of the four mastiffs attacking an iron gate in the back where the other dogs were. “That day, they cut the privacy screen. » Stéphane Déodore remembered “cream dog attack”, one morning, as he was leaving with the truck: “Fortunately I was able to defend myself with a piece of wood. I warn everyone not to let the dogs go.


Funès, an 11-year-old dog, ate his right ear and survived terribly.

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On the site, the anecdotes follow each other, while Catherine Loiseau marks the times when dogs were seen wandering or threatening the street: February 18, March 30 and 31, April 2, 6, 13 and 26…. “Every now and then, we called the gendarmes, but we wandered around: the dogs were always there and when they went to their master, they had no muzzle.continued Catherine Loiseau, pointing to the ongoing petition that has already collected 48 signatures. “We were afraid for our own dogs but also for us and the children in the village: everyone barricaded themselvesadmitted Liliane Granet, municipal councilor. We don’t want to go out anymore. “If no one does anything, it will end in ruin”, Jean-Philippe Loiseau was concerned.

Hafid Chamroune posted a message a few weeks ago on Facebook to find two of his dogs missing.


Hafid Chamroune posted a message a few weeks ago on Facebook to find two of his dogs missing.

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Out of the pound

The gendarmes, mayor, deputy Jérôme Lambert have been called. On April 2, three dogs roaming the streets were even taken away by the pound by police. “But they were released immediately because the owner of the SPA chatted, promising to come back the next day with the dogs’ papers.”lined up Françoise Giroux-Mallot, mayor of Saint-Amant-de-Boixe (1)who recently took command in relation to the circulation and wandering of dogs. I asked the owner to give the license to his four dogs, but I was still waiting for it. »

We were afraid of our own dogs but also of us and the children in the village: everyone barricaded themselves.

Do these dogs belong to category 1 or 2, known as “dangerous dogs”, require a certificate of proficiency from the owner after training, an evaluation of the dog’s behavior by a veterinarian, a identification document from the dog, vaccination against rabies or a certificate of civil liability insurance? This is the question that arises. “A dog attacking another dog is not a criminal offense, but we are opening an investigation in relation to the prefecture in relation to their danger, determined the Confolens gendarmerie company, which has not yet confirmed the categorization of these dogs. It is subject to specific criteria. Meanwhile, the gendarmes are trying to make regular field visits. »

(1) SPA did not respond to our requests.

A master with unequal words

“My dogs never got lost”, “I only had one dog, one girl”, “two dogs were stolen from me, but the town hall did nothing” … It’s hard to follow the confusing and conflicting words of Hafid Chamroune, whose dogs were linked by the residents of “La Fichère” to attacking in particular two other dogs in the village. “No one can prove that they are responsible: they are kids who don’t attack a fly and just think of having fun.launched Hafid Chamroune, who saw these allegations “Racism because I’m Moroccan”. Besides, he was there “Saw other dogs wandering. They can be responsible. I also found a trace of fang on the foot of one of my puppies. » He can’t deny that his dogs are lost. “Because someone enjoyed cutting my fence, I fixed it and it was cut in the same place”. Above all, he argues that a detention permit must be presented. “Because they are not staff or categorized dogs: the SPA sees that they are not bad. I got them back ”Hafid Chamroune continued, before saying that if, “Laika is a full -time staff member, but she won’t move into my house. Otherwise, the two puppies are bulldogs. »

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