Skip to comments.Stray Pit Bull Saves Woman, Child From Attacker
Posted on 02/04/2011 9:27:57 AM PST by rottndog
The wandering 65-pound Pit Bull mix might have seemed menacing to some passerby, but one woman will always remember him as her guardian angel.
The dog, which authorities think is lost and not a stray, successfully thwarted a robbery attack on a mother and her 2-year-old son, who were held at knifepoint Monday afternoon.
The Florida woman, who has been identified by authorities simply as Angela, was leaving a playground with her toddler son in Port Charlotte when a man approached her in the parking lot with a knife and told her not to make any noise or sudden movements.
Angela didnt have to do either to protect herself and her child a dog mysteriously ran to the scene and charged the man, who quickly fled.
I dont think the dog physically attacked the man, but he went at him and was showing signs of aggression, just baring his teeth and growling and barking. It was clear he was trying to defend this woman, Animal Control Lt. Brian Jones told Pet Pulse.
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That dog derserves a steak dinner!!
“Pitbulls are ALL EVIL” /s
I appreciate your sarcasm. I have a pit cross that I got from a shelter abhout 6 1/2 years ago. She doesn’t know she is a dog, just a short person with a funny looking fur coat. She is absolutely the best dog I have ever owned and I would not hesitate to have another one. I have never seen her aggressive/protective side and don’t want to. She could be a formidable foe for someone if the situation dictated it. 60 pounds of muscle....red
baring his teeth and growling and barking,
“Do you feel lucky, punk? Well, do you?”
I have no personal experience with owning a pit bull, but one of my neighbors had one. He was one of the nicest dogs I have ever met.
It’s my opinion that a dog is ultimately only as good or bad as its owner.
Chet99 is gone. Got zotted.
I have a couple cross pits too. (didn’t know it when I got them) Both are wonderful with the grand kids and other pets. Now, the wild pigs, raccoons and coyotes haven’t found them too friendly. :)
To: Chet 99
Get a life, ah. Zot!
2 posted on Saturday, November 06, 2010 2:27:37 AM by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Nuke the corrupt commie bastards to HELL!!)
ah...so that’s what happened to ‘ole Chet...
Wow. I was away. Didn’t know. I was wondering why there weren’t many dog attack threads. Guess I know now.
The dogs are alright
In case you or anyone else missed this.
Pits (and other bull breeds) can make excellent dogs, but you DO have to make sure they are raised right. You need a strict and steady hand, and make sure you socialize them around other people.
An unknown Pit scares the h*ll out of me, because more often than not, they are not optimally raised and trained, unfortunately. But ones that I know are wonderful dogs.
He probably just wanted to eat them later.
I confess that I made a friend of someone I really didn’t speak to in h.s. because I emailed him about his adorable pit bull. Now, mine? She’s loveable, great with the kids, and a pain in the ass. She likes jumping through windows. Cost a pretty penny in vet bills to sew up her arm, because she wanted to see the poodle walking down the street. Then, she ran a block on her bad foreleg.