A MUM begged her daughter to do away with her canine two weeks earlier than it killed her, she has revealed.
Dot Robinson, 67, warned Joanne Robinson, 43, “one thing dangerous” was going to occur earlier than the lethal assault.
She had seen the American XL ‘bully’ bulldog Rocco begin combating with their different canine however Joanne insisted: “I can’t hand over on him mum!”
Rocco killed mum-of-two Joanne when he pinned her down in his jaws at her residence in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
Dot, of Wath-upon-Dearne, South Yorkshire, informed the Mirror: “I warned her what would occur however she adored that canine.
“Our Jo had tried to do all the pieces proper however they have been simply so large and robust.”
Sister Vicky Robinson, 45, mentioned she needs Jo listened to them and removed Rocco, however added: “I by no means thought the canine would ever activate them.”
There have been an rising variety of lethal canine assaults throughout Britain lately.
Gran Ann Dunn, 65, was mauled to demise by a pack of uncontrolled canines in Liverpool on Monday.
And schoolboy Jack Lis died final November when a canine attacked him whereas enjoying with a pal in Caerphilly, South Wales.
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Joanne paid £4,000 for Rocco at round eight weeks when she noticed a breeder in Doncaster, Yorkshire, promote him on-line.
Dot mentioned the 2 canines have been “like her infants” however issues started once they began combating final 12 months.
They needed to be separated, Jo had cancelled a vacation to stick with them and was getting ready to pay £400 for a canine behaviourist to assist.
Jo, a carer for younger folks with down syndrome, died after the assault in July.
Boyfriend Jamie Stead, 22, desperately tried to save lots of her by combating off the 18-month outdated pet.
He has undergone pores and skin grafting for probably life altering accidents to at least one hand and has suffered accidents to his different hand, stomach and face.
He had phoned Dot asking her to come back as a result of the canines had attacked them each. She mentioned: “Oh bloody hell, not once more.”
However she mentioned she collapsed to the bottom when she arrived on the home and realised Jo was useless.
She mentioned: “We’re not coping. None of us. She wouldn’t have blamed Rocco for it although.
“Jo was like that, simply beautiful. She all the time picked up waifs and strays. She was a gem and was adored round right here.
“She was my finest mate. She was lovely in and out.”
Each canines have been killed after the assault.