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Cheyenne, Dakota and Tahoe and Other Positive Pitbull Stories (Positive Pitbull Press)
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Posted on 02/12/2010 9:24:46 PM PST by Porterville

Cheyenne, Dakota and Tahoe

One of the top rated Search and Rescue (SAR) dogs is Dakota, an Am Pit Bull Terrier. Kris Crawford, who has two other pit bulls that are also certified Search and Rescue dogs, owns Dakota. Dakota is so good at what she does that NASA requested Kris and Dakota to assist in the recovery of the Astronauts, after the tragic 2003 shuttle disaster. Kris and Dakota were also involved in the Laci Peterson investigation. Kris and her team have been involved in many cases and have made national news on several occasions. Cheyenne, Dakota and Tahoe, in addition to their work as SAR dogs, are also certified hospital therapy dogs. They can often be seen at pet fairs, shows and schools, informing the public about their work and education about the Pit Bull breed. It is important to Kris to have the girls out educating the public about the true spirit of the Pit Bull and teaching children canine safety, as most fatal dog bite incidents involve children.


Weela
One day while outside in the yard with one of her “kids”, Weela suddenly body-slammed 11-year-old Gary and sent him flying into the yard. Gary’s mom, Lori, who was watching from the window saw the whole thing and was very surprised. Weela had always played so well with the kids, and she quickly rushed out to see why Weela would have done such a rough move given her usually calm, gentle demeanor. It was then she saw a big rattlesnake sink its fangs into Weela’s face, and she immediately understood Weela had saved Gary’s life by pushing him out of the way! Weela’s good deeds did not stop there, a few years later, Weela saved the lives of 30 people, 29 Dogs, 13 horses and 1 cat. Heavy rains caused a damn to break on the Tijuana River. Weela pulled 30 to 50lb loads of food across the river to a tiny island to feed the stranded animals the entire month they were there.


Weezie

One night two armed men broke into Melissa Willis’s home. They pointed a gun at her while her son stood behind her. Weezie, their male pit bull, immediatelycame to the rescue. In addition to growling, barking, snapping and otherwise causing a scene, Weezie placed himself between his family and danger, and with every advance by the men, he pushed his family backwards until they were to the exit. He kept the armed robbers focused on him so his family would be safe.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dogs; heroes; maul; pawsitive; pitbulls; positive
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More positive to counter crazy negative press lovers...
1 posted on 02/12/2010 9:24:46 PM PST by Porterville
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To: Porterville

Python snacks


2 posted on 02/12/2010 9:26:08 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Dog abuser


3 posted on 02/12/2010 9:26:38 PM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: Porterville

Are dogs more valuable or do they have more “rights” than cats? Pigs? Cows? Mules? Ferrets? Hamsters?


4 posted on 02/12/2010 9:27:59 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: TheMom; Eaker

Pingy-dingy..


5 posted on 02/12/2010 9:30:38 PM PST by Allegra (It doesn't matter what this tagline says...the liberals are going to call it "racist.")
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To: pissant

yes.. more than pigs, cows... ferrets, and hamsters...

but about the same as mules, horses, cats, and monkeys


6 posted on 02/12/2010 9:31:41 PM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: Porterville

A proud $50.00 contribution goes to the local pitbull rescue!


7 posted on 02/12/2010 9:32:15 PM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Science:exploring the mystery of universe. Scientism:wearing labcoats and getting grants.)
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To: Porterville

Who gets to decide such things? Pigs are more intelligent, on average.


8 posted on 02/12/2010 9:33:03 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Porterville

When a pitbull rips out the throat of a toddler, and no one is around to hear the screams, does it make a sound?


9 posted on 02/12/2010 9:33:27 PM PST by stinkerpot65 (Global warming is a Marxist lie.)
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To: NaughtiusMaximus

Wow.. that is really nice.


10 posted on 02/12/2010 9:33:49 PM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: pissant

Pigs taste good with eggs.


11 posted on 02/12/2010 9:34:15 PM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: Porterville

LOL. True dat!


12 posted on 02/12/2010 9:34:37 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Porterville

You should send this article to the parents of the 5-year-old that was torn apart by one in Mississippi today. I’m sure it’ll make them feel better that there were 3 good pitbulls documented in May of 2008.

Your priorities are skewed.

SnakeDoc


13 posted on 02/12/2010 9:36:48 PM PST by SnakeDoctor (I am Jack's smirking revenge.)
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To: SnakeDoctor
psychosis.. paranoid delusional.... unicorn logic akin to dark logic.
14 posted on 02/12/2010 9:38:07 PM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: Porterville

What?

SnakeDoc


15 posted on 02/12/2010 9:40:09 PM PST by SnakeDoctor (I am Jack's smirking revenge.)
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To: Porterville

I’ve always thought that in the majority of cases it had to do with the people the dogs lived with, no matter the breed.

Then our gentle, sweet Pointer went psychotic and started attacking, biting, and mauling people and other dogs last summer. (He tried to catch our cats but they were much quicker than he). We had him euthanized. Cause? Unknown.


16 posted on 02/12/2010 9:43:03 PM PST by SatinDoll (NO Foreign Nationals as our President!!)
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To: stinkerpot65

Did’nt know they grew Bastards in Texas. The answer is Yes,if you’re smart enough to figure it out.


17 posted on 02/12/2010 9:43:58 PM PST by silentreignofheroes
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To: Porterville

It’s about time someone did this.
Thanks for the positive stories.


18 posted on 02/12/2010 9:57:11 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Porterville

"Pit bulls would never hurt a flea!"

19 posted on 02/12/2010 10:02:48 PM PST by Eccl 10:2 (Pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Ps 122:6)
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To: Porterville

My friend, Bob the pitbull, would approve of this posting. ;-)


20 posted on 02/12/2010 10:05:19 PM PST by TigersEye (It's the Marxism, stupid! ... And they call themselves Progressives.)
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To: Porterville

Porterville?? The town between Fresno and Bakersfield? They know a lot about pit bulls in Porterville. Everyone owns one (or two, or five). They run loose up and down the streets. People taking a walk carry a golf club and bike riders carry pepper spray. I have three of them myself that I rescued as abandoned puppies. Nice little doggies most of the time but they are kept confined to their yard or on a leash. The town of Exeter, just north of Porterville is trying to get them banned from the city limits. Lots of opposition to it though.


21 posted on 02/12/2010 10:26:45 PM PST by bored of education
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To: Porterville
Here's Daddy:






22 posted on 02/12/2010 10:30:08 PM PST by BobbyT
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To: Porterville

Keep up the good work. Pit bulls are the best breed of dog IMHO.

parsy, who has had several


23 posted on 02/12/2010 10:44:38 PM PST by parsifal (Abatis: Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside)
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To: Porterville

good post.

look forward to more.

thanks.


24 posted on 02/12/2010 10:55:33 PM PST by crescen7 (game on)
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To: Chet 99

Dogs so heroic they even save cats. That’s my kind of dog.


25 posted on 02/12/2010 11:36:35 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: SnakeDoctor

Granted, unlike a gun, a pit bull can take it upon itself to attack somebody.

But there is so much left unsaid. How much attention was put into good breeding, upbringing, and care of the animal in each case?


26 posted on 02/12/2010 11:39:29 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: crescen7
Purr, purr, purr, lick, lick, lick
27 posted on 02/12/2010 11:42:49 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: NaughtiusMaximus
Maybe the same pit bull rescue where a woman I know volunteered to walk the pit bulls and one day got her arm pretty badly wounded when one of the dogs snapped and attacked her?

That kind of pit bull rescue?

28 posted on 02/13/2010 2:11:04 AM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent.)
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To: SnakeDoctor

5/19/2008 ,,,one of the other threads was from 1999,,,

Can’t find anything new ?,,,

Can’t find any other breeds that killed/mauled somebody ?,,,

Maybe cause there ain’t none ?...


29 posted on 02/13/2010 2:37:21 AM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
Just because you are stuck living next to felons and what not...

Don't project your ghetto problems on the rest of us who live in peaceful middle class neighborhoods.

30 posted on 02/13/2010 2:47:56 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.)
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To: Porterville
According to statistics on fatal Dog attacks on people between 2006 and 2008, Pit Bulls account for 59%, Rottweilers account for 16%. then comes German Shepherds and wolf/husky hybrids.

Of course, it does matter how you bring up any dog, they have to be nurtured, loved taken care of. Carefully selecting which breeder and litter to chose from is key to not being stuck with a Psycho-mutt. (no pun intended)

I used to breed and raise Rottweilers and they have the equipment and potential to be extremely dangerous if not handled properly. Even under the best care and handling, they can never be completely trusted. Pit Bulls are particularly dangerous in that respect, as statistics prove.

I realize you love the breed and trust them, based on your own experience, but many who have had a dog turn killer all say the same thing. They completely disbelieve that their little marshmallow-fluff-ball “family love-bug” just attacked and severely mauled a 5 year old, completely without warning.

31 posted on 02/13/2010 3:06:52 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
They completely disbelieve that their little marshmallow-fluff-ball “family love-bug” just attacked and severely mauled a 5 year old, completely without warning.

There are plenty of people who are too stupid and irreponsible to recognize dangerously aggressive behavior in their dog.

But then I would guess that many of those same people, after an incident with their dog that could result in monetary damages or criminal penalty, are not stupid enough to say, after a dog bite, "yeah, we knew he was crazy, dangerous, and unstable, but we kept him around the kids anyway."

32 posted on 02/13/2010 3:16:01 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
Just because you are stuck living next to felons and what not...
Don't project your ghetto problems on the rest of us who live in peaceful middle class neighborhoods.
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Incorrect,,,

This IS a peaceful middle class neighborhood,,,NO GHETTO!,,,

The thug/turds next door live in a Section 8 rental,,,

Many of the folks that live here have called the local LEO’s

so much that the Bossier Parrish Sheriff's Dept. now patrol

here as well as the BPD,,,Things are lookin’ up,,,

The thug just got out of jail(6 months),,,(dope),,,

Most of his “stock” died on the tow-chains,,,

The puppy-mill has only produced one litter in 6 months,,, They can't last much longer...

33 posted on 02/13/2010 3:26:01 AM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
The thug/turds next door live in a Section 8 rental,,,

So the ghetto came to you.

But the ghetto it is, even if in miniature form.

34 posted on 02/13/2010 3:45:21 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

So the ghetto came to you.

But the ghetto it is, even if in miniature form.
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What is a “ghetto” as you understand the term ?...


35 posted on 02/13/2010 3:59:34 AM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
What is a “ghetto” as you understand the term ?...

Irresponsible people who put unnecessary, inappropriate or illegal burdens on their neighbors.

Or what I imagine is the fellow next door to you.

I understand you don't know me at all, but could you entertain the possibility that I, and my late Amstaff, are not at all like the scummy people you didn't deserve to have to deal with?

36 posted on 02/13/2010 4:04:47 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

Got it,,,

Sorry ‘bout your pup,,,

Lost my old Springer just over a year ago,,,(she was 16yo)

Gotta take a nap now,,,

Gun Show later today,,,

FReegards...


37 posted on 02/13/2010 4:26:31 AM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: parsifal
parsy, who has had several

No way!

38 posted on 02/13/2010 4:35:24 AM PST by Trailerpark Badass (One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain.)
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To: Finny
Maybe the same pit bull rescue where a woman I know volunteered to walk the pit bulls and one day got her arm pretty badly wounded when one of the dogs snapped and attacked her?

That kind of pit bull rescue?

My post had nothing in it but courtesy and goodness. Your reply was savage, brutal and revealed the hatred in your heart.

SCREW YOU and the horse you rode in on.

Thanks to your kind remark, I'm bucking my $50.00 contribution up to $100.00.

39 posted on 02/13/2010 5:04:07 AM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Science:exploring the mystery of universe. Scientism:wearing labcoats and getting grants.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

I found a bunch of stats online too that make your stats look over-hyped... seems the site you cite hates all kinds of breeds....

Breed haters... what is wrong with thee?


40 posted on 02/13/2010 7:02:12 AM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68

Oh, there is more... it is just the media reports to feed the fears of those irriational sops that lick up tragedy because of their inability (or laziness) to recognized hype.

If it bleeds it reads... oh, but hey... maybe your just afraid of animals.


41 posted on 02/13/2010 7:05:50 AM PST by Porterville ( I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I'm all out of bubble gum)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

If it was one or two instances, bad upbringing makes sense ... bad breed makes more sense when there are too many cases to count.

SnakeDoc


42 posted on 02/13/2010 7:25:41 AM PST by SnakeDoctor (I am Jack's smirking revenge.)
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To: Allegra

PitStop said, “Thanks for the ping!”


43 posted on 02/13/2010 8:29:36 AM PST by Eaker (Where I'm from, "Gang Colors" is Realtree and Mossy Oak. You know what I'm saying hoss. Rule.308.)
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To: 1COUNTER-MORTER-68
I noticed the same thing also...all old stories....Hows Harley an Annie Oakley?.......getting along great I hope..
44 posted on 02/13/2010 10:07:35 AM PST by goat granny
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To: NaughtiusMaximus; Finny
If I make a true but nasty remark about pits will you raise your contribution to 200 dollars...Some of use could cause you to go bankrupted in an afternoon..

To quote an old liberal saying, the poster was just speaking truth to (power?). For that you get snarky, toward the freeper...good going pit boy.

45 posted on 02/13/2010 10:16:37 AM PST by goat granny
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To: goat granny
I might raise my contribution to the pits but I'll have to reallocate from my other charities. It'll be a long time before you bankrupt me though. In the meantime your mischief would be causing Hatian children to go hungry.
I can hear their little voices now;”The pits are eating steak and napping on Persian rugs but they've cut our meagre rations of watery gruel to zip. Thank you, grandmother-of-goats and we curse you with our dying breath.”
46 posted on 02/13/2010 1:39:16 PM PST by NaughtiusMaximus (Drink delicious pure bottled water from attractive, sanitary plastic containers.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

Yep. Maelstrom. Boo Radley.

parsy, who misses Boo


47 posted on 02/13/2010 1:40:54 PM PST by parsifal (Abatis: Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside)
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To: goat granny

Hey there,Granny,,,

We’re all ok here,,,

Hope ya’ll are the same,,,

Harley got to play in the snow the other day,,,

He didn’t know what to think of it at first,,,

Never saw any on the ground before...;0)


48 posted on 02/13/2010 3:24:42 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: pissant
Dogs or Pigs?

For the best of both worlds I choose dogs and pigs...

Here's Annabelle teaching Sam about the joys of mud bathing....

49 posted on 02/13/2010 3:40:43 PM PST by kanawa (PTL)
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To: pissant
Hamsters?

How about pit hamsters?...


50 posted on 02/13/2010 3:52:31 PM PST by kanawa (PTL)
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