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California Man Mauled To Death By Four Pit Bulls
inquisitr.com ^

Posted on 12/16/2012 1:18:21 PM PST by Arthurio

Selma, California — A 34-year-old man was reportedly killed by a pack of four pit bulls in or near the driveway of a home, with one of the bites puncturing his jugular vein according to the medical examiner.

The incident in the Fresno, California, suburb occurred Tuesday night at about 7 pm. The name of the victim of the pit bull attack has not yet been released. Police found paw prints around the body and tracked the pit bulls to a nearby residence.

KSEE 24 News in Fresno has further details on the fatal pit bull attack:

“The attack happened Tuesday night. Detectives say a woman pulled into her driveway and found a man lying on the ground. The pit bulls were found inside a home next door, with blood on them. They were taken away, along with six pit bull puppies and two other dogs.

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TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals
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1 posted on 12/16/2012 1:18:32 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

Just curious the result if this guy had been armed . . .might he be alive today, Bob Costas?


2 posted on 12/16/2012 1:25:44 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat (Elections do have consequences, young people of America)
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To: Arthurio

In some animal shelters, if you are looking for a dog to adopt, the only dogs you will see are pit bulls and pit bull puppies.


3 posted on 12/16/2012 1:27:42 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Arthurio

Where the hell are the cops when you need one to shoot a dog?


4 posted on 12/16/2012 1:29:53 PM PST by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Arthurio

This year, I see most homeowner insurance policies in California are written with dog bite exclusion liability. You can add protection for a fee.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 1:37:45 PM PST by Mark (For the first time in my life, I'm no longer proud of my country.)
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To: Slyfox

“In some animal shelters, if you are looking for a dog to adopt, the only dogs you will see are pit bulls and pit bull puppies.”

True. Back in HS, one of my curriculum liberal courses was volunteer work at a pet shelter and it held true back then. I preferred to feed the boa constrictors than feed those animals.


6 posted on 12/16/2012 1:42:17 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Arthurio

Congress should consider “Pit Bull Control” legislation.


7 posted on 12/16/2012 1:42:24 PM PST by zwerni (this isn't gonna be good for business)
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To: Slyfox

here in the city, pit bulls are bling to certain stereotypes, er, ethnic types that are known to not be the most responsible types. the dogs too frequently find themselves homeless which is just sad but also dangerous. I honestly like pit bulls- they’re a respectable breed. I don’t care for most pit bull owners though. most. I know there are good people that own pit bulls out there but too often, I see the stereotypes with them and I know these are the ones that end up as strays on the street eventually.


8 posted on 12/16/2012 1:42:52 PM PST by RC one (FU liberals)
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To: Arthurio

"We didn't mean to do it!"


9 posted on 12/16/2012 1:42:54 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: RC one

When I adopted my older dog as a puppy from a humane society in KY, he was described as half Black Lab and half Great Dane. Well, DUH, guess what—he turned out to be half Black Lab and half Pit. By then it was too late; he and I had fallen in love. He’s turned out to be the funniest, friendliest, most self-assertive and self- confident dog I have ever had. Not only that, he gets along superbly well with all the nieghborhood people and dogs. He’s had company for nearly the last two years, a Great Dane who’s now nearly two. It’s really frightful what some horrible “people” have done to the Pit breed and its reputation.


10 posted on 12/16/2012 1:52:23 PM PST by libstripper
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To: RC one

Yeah, not all pit bulls are trouble, but it’s really hard to train a lab to be viscious. It just doesn’t come natural to them.


11 posted on 12/16/2012 1:55:01 PM PST by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Arthurio

Meanwhile, overzealous cops are shooting chihuahuas nationwide....


12 posted on 12/16/2012 1:55:41 PM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: Arthurio

Is that you Chett 99?


13 posted on 12/16/2012 1:58:51 PM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: libstripper

My daughter ended up with a half pit bull half boxer. It is a very friendly dog and has never tried to bite anyone. He runs up, takes my hand in his mouth but will not bite.

Now, a cat, coon, possum has no chance in his back yard. They are toast.

She keeps him in a chain link back yard topped with electric fence - just in case.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 2:04:03 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (SAVE THE SUMATRAN RAT MONKEY!)
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To: Arthurio

It’s not the dog but the owner. Buddy of mine raised pit bulls and they were nothing but a couple of big (BIG) puppy dogs. I never heard them bark or growl at anything or anyone.

Very calm and quite dogs.


15 posted on 12/16/2012 2:05:44 PM PST by thatjoeguy (Every law passed is someone forcing their morals on someone else.)
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To: Delta 21
Where the hell are the cops when you need one to shoot a dog? (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)

Even worse, you put it in print.

16 posted on 12/16/2012 2:05:59 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Arthurio

Odd, who would have thought that pit bulls; bred to fight in rings for entertainment, might possibly be violent?

Btw, if you ever need to get a pit to let go and don’t have a gun, you can pick it straight up by the tail. Trust me it works.


17 posted on 12/16/2012 2:08:32 PM PST by logic101.net (Was Orwell wrong about anything besides the date?)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

One other curious thing about my Pitador is how he’s adopted the Dane. The now deceased dog who preceded the Dane was a wonderful, beautiful soul who’d been horribly abused. The one thing he couldn’t/wouldn’t do was play with other dogs, which caused the Pitador great frustation because the Pitador is a play machine. All that changed with the Dane, who’s as playful as the Pitador. Anyway, the Pitador decided to take over the Dane and has become the Dane’s virtual father, to the point where the Dane won’t do anything without the Pitador’s permission. Funniest of all, the Pitador loves to groom the Dane, as though he were the Dane’s mother.


18 posted on 12/16/2012 2:15:08 PM PST by libstripper
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To: Mark
Home owner insurance policies all over the country recognize "aggressive dogs" as a factor in coverage. They will cost you.
19 posted on 12/16/2012 2:17:43 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

What if you don’t want your hand in the dog’s mouth?


20 posted on 12/16/2012 2:24:22 PM PST by Post Toasties (Leftists give insanity a bad name. 0bama: Eight years of failure and fingerpointing.)
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To: Arthurio

Time for Pitt Bull control.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 2:27:00 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Post Toasties

Good question. I just pet him on the head and shoulders.

But then, there is also a Lab in with him so I am going to get doggie slobbers on me no matter what!


22 posted on 12/16/2012 2:28:50 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (SAVE THE SUMATRAN RAT MONKEY!)
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To: logic101.net

“Btw, if you ever need to get a pit to let go and don’t have a gun, you can pick it straight up by the tail. Trust me it works.”


Another option is to pummel the offending canide into submission. While it was a violent spectacle, the customers on my route have kept their dogs penned, or chained while I delivered their mail, since. As a plus, I’m shown more deference...in this day and age, that is a good thing.


23 posted on 12/16/2012 2:39:27 PM PST by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: libstripper

the black lab half kept the pit half under control.


24 posted on 12/16/2012 2:57:44 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Arthurio

I half-expect to see a Victor Davis Hanson article about this incident. He lives in Selma, IIRC.


25 posted on 12/16/2012 3:09:55 PM PST by Disambiguator (America chose...poorly.)
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To: max americana

I have Boas.

Feeding them is boring.

Open door, toss thawed rat in.

Close door.

Snake pokes head of hide, picks up and swallows rat.

Did you have some hard core herps there?

;D


26 posted on 12/16/2012 3:14:20 PM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Arthurio

Was the guy a whiney Demoocrat or an American?


27 posted on 12/16/2012 3:21:33 PM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: max americana

?


28 posted on 12/16/2012 3:24:55 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today; who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :)
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29 posted on 12/16/2012 3:29:35 PM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
My daughter ended up with a half pit bull half boxer.

My boxer has played with many pit/boxer mixes at our local dog park. Boxers are people lovers, so it turns out to be a good mix. To punish a boxer, you ignore it. Boxers turn out fine if they aren't left alone for long periods.

I once took my boxer for a walk, and had a really large pit bull get loose. He wanted to play with my smaller boxer. It was friendly, but it was so muscular it good have wiped us off the map in a matter of minutes. It was like having a tiger want to play with us.

30 posted on 12/16/2012 3:37:02 PM PST by aimhigh ( Guns do not kill people. Planned Parenthood kills people.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

and the pit added some wonderful szauce to the lab.


31 posted on 12/16/2012 3:40:24 PM PST by libstripper
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To: libstripper
It’s really frightful what some horrible “people” have done to the Pit breed and its reputation.

Haven't pit bulls been bred for aggression - meaning the friendly ones are culled and the aggressive ones kept for breeding with other aggressive dogs? I don't think any amount of training can overcome a genetic predisposition to be aggressive

32 posted on 12/16/2012 4:33:04 PM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

The owners of the dogs should be charged with first degree Murder.


33 posted on 12/16/2012 5:02:42 PM PST by LtKerst
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To: Arthurio

Tomorrow, Ayatollah Obama and the Muslin-Dimocommie Party will be calling for Pit Bull control.


34 posted on 12/16/2012 5:05:28 PM PST by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: logic101.net
Odd, who would have thought that pit bulls; bred to fight in rings for entertainment, might possibly be violent?

Exactly. I have tried to say this to my Dau/Son-in-Law who are involeved in dog rescue and sometimes take on a pit.

I remind them that when my daughter was growing up we had two dogs. First we had a Border Collie - then we had a Sheltie (Shetland sheepdog). We got them both as very young puppies and niether received any training during their lives outside of not to poop on the carpet.

Both were major "herders" right out of the box. The Border Collie got a bit too big for our yard and I gave him to a friend who had a ranch in Colorado - it instantly became an excellent cattle dog without requiring any real training by the new owner.

I've told the kids that they have to be very careful with a rescue pit - and the example I use is our previous dogs. I say to them "just imagine trying to teach Bandit or Chelsea NOT to go into herding mode when they see a bunch of kids playing in the yard - it would be impossible". Those dogs' inbred insticts simply overcome the training.

I don't know if the inbred fighting/aggressiveness instinct is as strong in a pitbull as the herding instinct in a Sheltie....but I certainly wouldn't want to risk death or serious injury to find out.
35 posted on 12/16/2012 6:18:00 PM PST by DJlaysitup
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To: Salamander

Thanks for the laugh! =)


36 posted on 12/16/2012 6:47:51 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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To: Redcitizen

You’re welcome.

I love that pic.

He looks exactly like my boy, Bob.

:)


37 posted on 12/16/2012 7:03:23 PM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Zhang Fei

That’s one of the really bad things the low lifes, like Michale Vick, hkave done to pits. Having a wonderful dog who’s half Pit and all love and silliness has given me an entirely different take on the breed and a real loathing for the “people” who abuse it and the individual dogs.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 5:31:20 AM PST by libstripper
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To: Salamander

Say hi to Bob for me since I can’t shake his hand. :)


39 posted on 12/17/2012 6:28:36 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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To: Redcitizen
I told him what you said and said he said "Booo! Hisssss!"

LOL!

[oh, that was *so* bad it was good] ;D

40 posted on 12/17/2012 6:36:55 PM PST by Salamander (If animals could speak, mankind would weep.)
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To: Salamander

That” boo n hiss “was quite good too. Okay I think we’re even. :)


41 posted on 12/17/2012 6:55:17 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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