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Pit bull guarded Wash. woman who had heart attack
hostednews ^ | 8-19

Posted on 08/19/2010 10:43:58 AM PDT by JoeProBono

BREMERTON, Wash. — Police in the Washington state city of Bremerton say a pit bull reported as a menacing dog was just protecting its owner who had suffered a heart attack and died on a sidewalk while the two were out walking.

A detective says the 51-year-old Bremerton woman collapsed late Tuesday. The dog was loose once she fell and was being "protectively aggressive" — not letting neighbors help its owner. No one was bitten......."

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TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: chet99; pitbull

1 posted on 08/19/2010 10:44:01 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

MY CAT did the same thing.


2 posted on 08/19/2010 10:45:41 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: JoeProBono
not letting neighbors help its owner

If that's "guarding," no thanks!

3 posted on 08/19/2010 10:45:49 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: JoeProBono
A policeman flagged down to deal with the dog saw the woman lying on the sidewalk. He shot the dog with a stun gun, then he and a neighbor performed CPR

So the dog guarded its owner from living, I guess.

4 posted on 08/19/2010 10:47:11 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: JoeProBono

Would you explain to me how to post pics?


5 posted on 08/19/2010 10:48:08 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: Darkwolf377

So the dog killed her. There is such a thing as ‘over protective’. I


6 posted on 08/19/2010 10:48:49 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: TalonDJ
So the dog killed her.

LOL Yeah, that's how I read it!

7 posted on 08/19/2010 10:50:29 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: TalonDJ

The Obama Administration would like to hire that dog for the first death panel.


8 posted on 08/19/2010 10:53:11 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Those who support the construction of the WTC mosque oppose Christian missionaries working abroad.)
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To: Marty62

http://www.ibdguy.com/posting.shtml


9 posted on 08/19/2010 10:53:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Thank You!!!


10 posted on 08/19/2010 10:54:50 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: Marty62

I passed out once a long time ago and I woke up to my golden retriever licking my face. :-)


11 posted on 08/19/2010 10:55:03 AM PDT by republicangel
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To: Marty62

12 posted on 08/19/2010 10:56:19 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono
A border collie would have performed CPR and started and IV before the ambulance arrived.
13 posted on 08/19/2010 10:58:38 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: Darkwolf377

Nice little doggy...


14 posted on 08/19/2010 10:58:42 AM PDT by refermech
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To: KarlInOhio
A border collie would have performed CPR and started and IV before the ambulance arrived.

A border collie would have also hit the backspace so "and IV" would be typed as "an IV".

15 posted on 08/19/2010 10:59:35 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Gun control was originally to protect Klansmen from their victims. The basic reason hasn't changed.)
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To: republicangel
licking my face.

Just tasting.

16 posted on 08/19/2010 10:59:36 AM PDT by Dan(9698)
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To: KarlInOhio

17 posted on 08/19/2010 11:02:45 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: KarlInOhio
A border collie would have also hit the backspace so "and IV" would be typed as "an IV".

A border collie would have given a quick lesson on how not to be snarky.
18 posted on 08/19/2010 11:07:19 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: KarlInOhio

A border collie would have performed CPR and started and IV before the ambulance arrived.

My Chihuahua would have prevented the heart attack in the first place.


19 posted on 08/19/2010 11:07:45 AM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: Darkwolf377

Some dogs would run to the neighbors to get help.


20 posted on 08/19/2010 11:09:05 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (FUBO! I salute you with the soles of my shoes!)
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To: Fred Hayek

Some dogs would run to the neighbors to get help.
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Both doing jobs that Americans wont... s/s


21 posted on 08/19/2010 11:16:58 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98 ) FIRE ALL INCUMBENTS)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Nice


22 posted on 08/19/2010 11:22:17 AM PDT by stuartcr (Nancy Pelosi-Super MILF.................................Moron I'd Like to Forget)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

He can be snarky to himself.


23 posted on 08/19/2010 11:28:13 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Obviously, a Border Collie is desperately needed at the WH.


24 posted on 08/19/2010 11:28:46 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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25 posted on 08/19/2010 11:40:49 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Darkwolf377
If that's "guarding," no thanks!

To the dog, it was. He only knew his owner was down and something was wrong. He had no idea she needed humans to help, and he had no idea that those who were trying to come close were coming to her aid. This isn't unusual behavior for dogs at all.

26 posted on 08/19/2010 11:49:17 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Fred Hayek
Some dogs would run to the neighbors to get help.

Apparently, the dog did run home to get the room mate.

27 posted on 08/19/2010 11:50:42 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Dan(9698)

The way that old guy liked to eat, you are probably right. lol


28 posted on 08/19/2010 12:01:32 PM PDT by republicangel
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Agreed, why do some people insist on correcting everyone’s spelling and punctuation?


29 posted on 08/19/2010 12:05:13 PM PDT by Scythian
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To: MEGoody
To the dog, it was. He only knew his owner was down and something was wrong. He had no idea she needed humans to help, and he had no idea that those who were trying to come close were coming to her aid.

You actaully know what dogs are thinking? That's amazing man, how do you know the pit bull wasn't thinking "Good, my owner is dead"? Huh? It was a pit bull after all ...
30 posted on 08/19/2010 12:08:05 PM PDT by Scythian
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To: Scythian

He was commenting on his own typing not someone elses.


31 posted on 08/19/2010 12:31:42 PM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Fred Hayek
Some dogs would run to the neighbors to get help.

Lassie Would....

32 posted on 08/19/2010 12:49:52 PM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Darkwolf377
In an unwitnessed arrest the outcome is usually grim.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiopulmonary_resuscitation

Scroll down to the statistics.. CPR alone without defibrillation within 5 minutes only has about a 1-2% survival rate.

If the dog wasn't there it wouldn't have made any difference.

33 posted on 08/19/2010 1:50:06 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: JoeProBono

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (consider MO).


34 posted on 08/19/2010 2:11:14 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Papa of two new Army Brats! Congrats to my Soldier son and his wife.)
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To: TASMANIANRED
CPR alone without defibrillation within 5 minutes only has about a 1-2% survival rate. If the dog wasn't there it wouldn't have made any difference.

If the deceased had the choice between that 1-2% chance at life, I bet she'd take it.

35 posted on 08/19/2010 2:44:53 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: Scythian

36 posted on 08/19/2010 3:59:05 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: MEGoody; Chet 99; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

37 posted on 08/19/2010 4:26:18 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: Darkwolf377

Perhaps.


38 posted on 08/19/2010 7:13:45 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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