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Georgia woman who rescued animals killed in dog attack
Fox News ^ | August 17, 2012 | Fox News

Posted on 08/18/2012 12:22:55 AM PDT by Washi

A Georgia college student who cared for abandoned animals for nearly a decade was attacked and killed by a dog, police said.

Rebecca Carey, 23, was killed at her Decatur home sometime over the weekend, MyFoxAtlanta.com reports.

Authorities said Carey, who worked with dogs since she was a young teenager, had five dogs living with her at the time of her death. They included a pit bull, which she had owned for six years, a boxer mix and a Presa, a large Spanish breed. She was also dogsitting another Presa for a friend.

Carey’s body was discovered Sunday afternoon after she failed to show up for work at Alpharetta’s Loving Hands Animal Clinic. The dogs that she was caring for in her home were euthanized on Wednesday. It was unclear which dog killed Carey.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: animalrescue; badbreeds; dog; exterminate; maul; meth; methlabrador; pitbull
It was unclear which dog killed Carey.

I'd be willing to take a guess.

1 posted on 08/18/2012 12:23:08 AM PDT by Washi
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To: Washi

I would guess that she got in the middle of two dominant male dogs that never should have been anywhere near one another in the first place. These aren’t the kind of dogs that just anyone can control let alone a pack of them.


2 posted on 08/18/2012 12:37:14 AM PDT by RC one
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To: Washi

She can stop wondering why these dogs were abandoned to shelters. Oh and, EUTHANIZE ALL PITT BULLS.. OR.. MAKE IT LEGAL FOR PEOPLE TO OWN TIGERS WITHOUT PERMITS!


3 posted on 08/18/2012 12:37:59 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Washi

Presa or the Pitt Bull, both are known for that. Presa dogs killed that woman in that apartment hallway in San Francisco.


4 posted on 08/18/2012 12:38:11 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: DesertRhino

“She was also dogsitting another Presa for a friend.”


5 posted on 08/18/2012 12:50:08 AM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: Washi

Well, good deeds demand no rewards. They are fruits of the spirit, not saviors.


6 posted on 08/18/2012 12:55:05 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The right thing is not always the popular thing)
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To: Washi

I have 2 male Dobermans from the same litter they are 1 year old and when they start acting aggressive all I have to do is Touch them and in a stern voice say no... They quit. But Pit Bulls...that’s a different story.


7 posted on 08/18/2012 1:03:09 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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To: Washi

Here we go with the bash pit bulls thread.

It’s getting really pathetic.


8 posted on 08/18/2012 1:06:21 AM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: 21twelve

This is the key sentence. She had another dog that was not part of the recognized pack and one her dogs got territorial with the visitor dog.


9 posted on 08/18/2012 1:07:02 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Shadowstrike

No kidding....

Two Presa Canarios

Larger and more lethal

Freepers act like sissy emo libs over Pits

Likely never had any experience with one


10 posted on 08/18/2012 1:15:40 AM PDT by wardaddy (this white hair don't cover up my redneck......)
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To: wardaddy
Freepers act like sissy emo libs over Pits

Score.

11 posted on 08/18/2012 1:34:35 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: DesertRhino

Wrong. Bain was a Cane Corso.


12 posted on 08/18/2012 1:36:23 AM PDT by Mormon Cricket
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To: Shadowstrike
I imagine it was the visiting Presa, not the Pit Bull


13 posted on 08/18/2012 1:36:26 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: DesertRhino

I was wrong, Bain WAS a Presa. Foot in mouth disease.


14 posted on 08/18/2012 1:38:56 AM PDT by Mormon Cricket
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To: Washi

I have “known” a pitbull that guided my legally blind neighbor around town, sweet and obedient, never barked, let alone hurt anyone. They are dangerous dogs, but they are not wild animals, a good responsible owner can make them into a perfect pet or working dog. This lady did a good deed and was punished for it, the fault is not with her nor the dogs, but with the cruel cretins who abused these animals.


15 posted on 08/18/2012 1:39:22 AM PDT by BurningOak (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2830849/reply?c=1)
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To: Shadowstrike

Just facts...sorry, look at how much they are involved in dog bites...and their actual percentage, I’m sorry facts hurt...
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2011/01/2010-us-dog-bite-fatality-statistics.html


16 posted on 08/18/2012 2:02:35 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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To: wardaddy
Not a sissy...My 2 Dobies are The Black one 130 pounds and the smaller yet aggressive one is 80 pounds.....Just saying read the statistics.
17 posted on 08/18/2012 2:02:56 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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To: Washi

Perro de Presa Canario


18 posted on 08/18/2012 2:10:55 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Thats one scary looking dog.


19 posted on 08/18/2012 2:26:10 AM PDT by Husker24
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To: JoeProBono

Thats one scary looking dog.


20 posted on 08/18/2012 2:26:25 AM PDT by Husker24
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To: Washi

Very tragic ending.


21 posted on 08/18/2012 2:39:01 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Husker24

Attacks against people

The breed has acquired negative publicity after being linked to two fatalities: In 2001, 33 year-old Diane Whipple of San Francisco, California was killed by two dogs identified as Presa Canario/Mastiff-crosses and owned by Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel. Knoller and Noel had acquired the dogs from a client who had trained them for fighting. [9]

In 2006, Shawna Willey, a 30 year-old Florida woman, was killed by her own dog, a Presa Canario.[10]

Importation and sale of the breed is prohibited in Australia[11] and New Zealand.


22 posted on 08/18/2012 2:54:58 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Not a Scary Dog... Look at this one.
http://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view;_ylt=A0PDoX_HYi9QAnkA1eKJzbkF;_ylu=X3oDMTBlMTQ4cGxyBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDaW1n?back=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.search.yahoo.com%2Fsearch%2Fimages%3Fp%3Dcaucasian%2Bmountain%2Bdog%26fr%3Dyfp-t-701-s%26fr2%3Dpiv-web%26tab%3Dorganic%26ri%3D31&w=177&h=240&imgurl=www.coloradodogbreeders.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2FCaucasian%2520Mountain%2520Dog.jpg&rurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.coloradodogbreeders.com%2Fcaucasian-mountain-dog%2F&size=51.2+KB&name=Caucasian+Mountain+Dog+%7C+Colorado+Dog+Breeders&p=caucasian+mountain+dog&oid=44ceed8d92c25618f056ab9a8c5499d8&fr2=piv-web&fr=yfp-t-701-s&tt=Caucasian%2BMountain%2BDog%2B%257C%2BColorado%2BDog%2BBreeders&b=31&ni=96&no=31&ts=&tab=organic&sigr=11qrsk5lb&sigb=13i44gebt&sigi=12ddv380v&.crumb=W3RXIdRu.78


23 posted on 08/18/2012 2:57:56 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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To: Melas

A rescued Pit Bull, who lived with a family and two small dogs for almost two years, suddenly killed one of the small dogs for no apparent reason. She was euthanized.
There’s a reason for some action!


24 posted on 08/18/2012 3:05:13 AM PDT by Does so (....... Justice Scalia just turned 78 .........==8-O ............They don't think ... they PLOT!)
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To: Washi

I’d have to guess that the dog she was taking care of for her friend, upset the balance in her house.


25 posted on 08/18/2012 3:20:37 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: JoeProBono

The guy across the street from me has two Presa Carnarios.

He once explained to me they were originally bred in Spain to guard cattle herds. These two definitely have some guard dog instincts.

They are not allowed in the house - always stay outside, yet they are very aware if any of the owner’s family is home or not.

They almost never bark if anyone is home, including at visitors entering the house, but if there isn’t, watch out! Then they go nuts when anyone approaches the house from any direction.


26 posted on 08/18/2012 3:25:15 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000


27 posted on 08/18/2012 4:15:22 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Washi

Somebody ping Chet99.


28 posted on 08/18/2012 4:17:23 AM PDT by Blado (Democrats - the party of juvenile unresolved daddy issue rage.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
EUTHANIZE ALL PITT BULLS

Pitt bulls are okay. They were bred to be Quakers.

29 posted on 08/18/2012 4:48:44 AM PDT by kanawa
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To: Shadowstrike
Here we go with the bash pit bulls thread.

It’s getting really pathetic.


Ignorance leads to fear and fear makes people stupid. Having had many "Big Scary Dogs" before, one quickly comes to understand just how similar cynophobes are to hoplophobes.

Especially the phobics cry (with yellow stream of fear running down their leg) of BAN THEM or in the case of "Big Scary Dogs", KILL THEM!
30 posted on 08/18/2012 5:38:08 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (With (R)epublicans like these, who needs (D)emocrats?)
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To: wardaddy

Amen. You might as well keep male lions in your house.


31 posted on 08/18/2012 5:44:32 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Yes, it is hard to say which is scarier!


32 posted on 08/18/2012 5:54:49 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: obamasdumb
I have 2 male Dobermans from the same litter they are 1 year old and when they start acting aggressive all I have to do is Touch them and in a stern voice say no... They quit. But Pit Bulls...that’s a different story.

There's no better breed than the Doberman. The perfect balance of loyalty, intelligence, and strength.
33 posted on 08/18/2012 6:10:11 AM PDT by WackySam (Obama got Osama just like Nixon landed on the moon.)
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To: RC one
I would guess that she got in the middle of two dominant male dogs that never should have been anywhere near one another in the first place.

That was my thought when I read "she was also babysitting a Presa for a friend." I wouldn't be surprised if the strange Presa got into it with one or more of her dogs, and she tried to break it up, with tragic results.

34 posted on 08/18/2012 6:22:26 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Washi

I’t like rain on your wedding day.


35 posted on 08/18/2012 7:11:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: MuttTheHoople

I fear no man and very few dogs. But, man, that is one scary woman!


36 posted on 08/18/2012 8:06:47 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Dr.Zoidberg

“Ignorance leads to fear and fear makes people stupid. Having had many “Big Scary Dogs” before, one quickly comes to understand just how similar cynophobes are to hoplophobes.”

“Especially the phobics cry (with yellow stream of fear running down their leg) of BAN THEM or in the case of “Big Scary Dogs”, KILL THEM!”

Took the woords right out of my mouth(and dictionary).


37 posted on 08/18/2012 8:21:54 AM PDT by GranTorino (Bloody Lips Save Ships.)
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To: JoeProBono
This poor shmo was done in by a father/son tag team.
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/17/13334356-chicago-man-mauled-to-death-by-his-own-pit-bull?lite
38 posted on 08/18/2012 8:26:06 AM PDT by Krankor
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To: obamasdumb; Melas; Salamander
Stats only show more of the wrong folks own Pitbulls these days.

Rotts a close second but some of the other newer en vogue fighting dogs are gaining...Cane Corsos, American Bulldogs, Presas, Dogos....etc

and besides any Pit looking terrier is likely to be called a Pitbull...it is a wide range of sorta mongrelish terrier/bully breed...except the purebred which have distinctions noted by the ADBA or UKC or the American Staffordshire which is extremely close in breed...some say the same actually

now various ethnics and hillbillies have bred up shorties and big chested and over sized heads etc expanding traits out the wazoo

Pits are simply not as narrowly defined as your Dobie...fawn, red, tan, blue or black and medium to the hyped warlock size...Dobies are well defined...not so Pits

a much larger blame pool and often 50 dollar dogs bought by the wrong folks...hood and holler dog

when i grew up in the middle of the last century the biggest culprits were German Shepherds and Mastiff types

later Dobies after they exploded with all those movies

then Rottweilers after the Omen movie and folks went wow...Devil Dogs...I want one

the it shifted to Pitbulls as ghetto and hip hop gained traction and it's been there mostly since...Pits are the choice of the Hood same as a Glock...and rednecks like them too...

Pits are dog aggressive often...that is a fact...I will give you that.

but they are a problem because of who owns them more than anything

I have owned a white male uncut Pit...never an issue though he could latch...not question that

a big package intact red Hoytt Dobie....incredible dog

a Noblehaus black face male uncut Rott...saved my then girlfriend's life from a rapist home invader...and almost killed him...Rotts are to me a lot more severe to endure an attack from than your average 50-70 pound Pit

two American Bulldogs...huge...a black uncut male standard Scott type dog and a Johnson female on my homepage...he was pretty tough...bit my kids and i retired him to a buddy for hunting and breeding...the big female...dog aggressive but a wuss otherwise

raised with Shepherds and Giant Schnauzer

I am acquainted with so called tough breeds

bites...lethal attacks...simple attacks...the stats tell a lot more than just about Pitbulls

if you really want a dog to fear look up the Caucasian Mountain dog or certain sub breeds of the Anatolian

now those are some dogs

btw..you need to check your scales or cut back on the Alpo...a 130 pound Doberman is 50% over the maximum breed size considered standard...my Red was nearly 100 and that was incredible...most are in he 70s and 80s max

on Pits...yes dangerous...maybe the most dangerous given their numbers..5-10% of all dogs as of 1998...a lot higher now I bet..them and Rotts are likely in 60% of dog related fatalities...but they are also top two in ownership of the tough breeds

believe it or not Malamutes and St Bernards are number 5 and 9 respectively

say yer prayers Chihuahuas don't weight 120 pounds...now that would a slaughter of Biblical proportion of owners...nervous bug eyed vicious little critters

PS...I never cut my boys...if you want to do that...buy a girl instead...

39 posted on 08/18/2012 10:00:49 AM PDT by wardaddy (this white hair don't cover up my redneck......)
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To: Washi

God rest her soul.

Tatt


40 posted on 08/18/2012 10:14:22 AM PDT by thesearethetimes... ("Courage, is fear that has said its prayers." Dorothy Bernard)
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To: DesertRhino
The article says it is not known which dog was responsible, but immediately the Pit is blamed. Any dog breed that is bred without concern is capable of this. First it was the Dobermans, then the Rotty’s, now it is kill all the Pits. Check the history of our pets, the Pitbull was the premier family dog of the thiries and forties!Go to any dog park and you will see joyfull loving Pitbulls and also note that the agressive dogs are almost always the little breeds!
41 posted on 08/18/2012 2:04:35 PM PDT by Mastador1
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To: obamasdumb

You are using “fact” numbers froma blog that I have been directed to look at before, and if you do just a little bit of digging...you will find that the person who runs that blog is an out and out PB hater.

EVERY dog, given the right circumstances WILL bite, as will a grown adult.

But it is still pathetic how everytime someone has a dog bite story it is automatically...the Pit Bull.


42 posted on 08/18/2012 8:00:29 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: wardaddy

The Scales are the Vets, I used to have a Black Dobie who weighed 130# and He lived a Great life. I know that Pit Bulls are owned By Thugs and such...Yes it IS the Animal, Dog on Dog, aggression that is bad. I Hope w/ proper breading they can Breed it out of them. Owners are the Problem, Now as far as intelligence and the Pit...well...as a Breed... Not Tops. And Yes the AKC recognizes how smart My Dobies are... :)


43 posted on 08/19/2012 3:32:19 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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To: wardaddy

Also...You need to check out sizes of Dobies Not Show Dog Dobies.. They are gettin Bigger these Days.... I will post a Pic of Mine tomorrow... until then...look at this one....at least 120+ .. :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=36Hpacen_yg&NR=1


44 posted on 08/19/2012 3:32:26 AM PDT by obamasdumb
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