Skip to comments.Stray Pit Bull Saves Woman, Child From Attacker
Posted on 02/04/2011 9:27:57 AM PST by rottndog
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Old Bull might have been a pit bull or a mix. We had a dog that was dying and he howled Old Bull in to take his place for when he died. Old Bull was a good dog, but had lived independent for years before. We once had company, and Bull peed on my leg and I guess marked me as one of his pack. It really got away with me as I didn’t understand it at the time. I popped his butt a few times in front of the company. He later took off after putting up with the stuff around here for a while; we had female dogs who expected him to “be sensitive” to their sensibilities. He got fed up and I don’t blame him. I later saw him a ways up the road; he wasn’t mad at me, just wasn’t going to put up with us women. He was dear.
Chet99 got put down? Who did he bite?
Pitbulls have been given a bad rap by too many chicken littles.
See THIS THREAD . Note comment #1.
There are three different breeds -
American Staffordshire Terriers (Amstaff for short) - the AKC version of Pitbulls
Pitbulls - UKC
Staffies - abbreviation for English Staffordshire Terrier, recognized by AKC and UKC
Staffies are not pitbulls. They are smaller 30-35 pounds. They are the ones who cannot have a pink nose. In the UK they were known as the “Nanny dog.” But now they suffer from the same breed issues as pitbulls here.
Shelters in the US are 80% pitbull and pit mixes. Huge problem.
I take issue w/Lt. Jones calling the owners irresponsible. We had a canine Houdini. It took what seemed like ages to seal off his escape routes. Furthermore, I worked w/juvenile offenders who would release dogs (open the gate and come back later to burglarize), so it may not have been the responsibility of the owner.
The Creator put that dog in that place for a reason.
Thanks for the great story!
P.S. Once, we got in the car to attend a birthday party, and this gorgeous pit jumped into my lap, turned around and looked at me while grinning madly as if to say, “Hey! Party? Wow!”
Yeah, but it’s okay to taunt his ghost with positive pit bull stories. I was going to ping him myself because I thought his ghostly head might explode over this one.
I hope Angela gets her Angel.
“There are three different breeds”
Thanks for the info. I didn’t know American Staffordshire Terriers English Staffordshire Terriers were two distinct breeds.
The driver was looking for a mascot, and he purchased Bud, described as a Bull dog .
Great story. Here's a link to a pic of Bud, goggles and all.
Animal control has determined that the dog is blind and mistook the perp for the child.
rottndog, do you have any follow-up on this?
11johara28, do you have a link to this information? Or did you forget your "</sarc>" tag?
Heh heh. Lol.
What does that have to do with pit bulls? I assumed it was his constant posting of PBT stuff.
Thank you. I think that 11johara28 was trying to make a joke or something. A little gallows humor is okay sometimes, I guess, but we have to watch out for the Chet99 types.
WE NEED A PIC OF THE SWEETIE!!!
“... that’s half Pit Bull, quarter Rottweiler and quarter Great Pyrenees...”
I am trying to imagine what your doggie looks like... either the most handsome dog in the world or, uh, one that only a mommy could love.
Nothing. He wasn’t zotted over pit bulls. But his zot sure did make all the pit bull owners happy.... ;-)
Since Pits were originally a baiting and fighting breed, there's some aggression in the bloodlines - animal not people aggression because the handlers were in the pit with the dogs. BUT a well bred dog from good lines that is properly socialized and trained is not a problem.
*I almost said poodle, but you can hunt ducks over a poodle. See here: Up Close Photo.
Excellent. Thanks for sharing.
Well, sorry to see someone get the boot, but he sure got on my nerves a few times with the Pit Bull stuff.
Angels get to pick their form.
Sorry. Meant to be humorous. Wife says I have no sense of humor. I think she just doesn’t understand me. Will try to put that little sarcasm thingy next time.
‘S okay. I’ve done it myself, and gotten juice-oozing flamed for it too.