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Stray Pit Bull Saves Woman, Child From Attacker
DogFiles ^ | 02/03/2011 | Pet Pulse

Posted on 02/04/2011 9:27:57 AM PST by rottndog

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To: rottndog

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.


51 posted on 02/04/2011 11:57:33 AM PST by Twinkie (Two wrongs don't make a right.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Chet99 got put down? Who did he bite?


52 posted on 02/04/2011 12:02:16 PM PST by Redcloak (What's your zombie plan?)
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To: rottndog

Pitbulls have been given a bad rap by too many chicken littles.


53 posted on 02/04/2011 12:06:07 PM PST by spitter
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To: Redcloak
Chet99 got put down? Who did he bite?

See THIS THREAD . Note comment #1.

54 posted on 02/04/2011 12:14:09 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: ViLaLuz

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.


55 posted on 02/04/2011 12:35:54 PM PST by dervish (I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself)
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To: rottndog

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!”


56 posted on 02/04/2011 12:54:09 PM PST by Silentgypsy
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis; Chet 99; Joe 6-pack

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.


57 posted on 02/04/2011 1:06:36 PM PST by TheOldLady ("20 Years Ago Desert Storm began...where were you...?" "I believe I was hitting it." - Lazamataz)
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To: dervish

“There are three different breeds”

Thanks for the info. I didn’t know American Staffordshire Terriers English Staffordshire Terriers were two distinct breeds.


58 posted on 02/04/2011 1:09:36 PM PST by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: rottndog
The other night we watched Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip, a story about the first coast to coast cross country drive.

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.

Bud

59 posted on 02/04/2011 1:15:41 PM PST by csvset
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To: 11johara28; rottndog
Unfortunately, there is more to the story.

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?

60 posted on 02/04/2011 1:17:03 PM PST by TheOldLady ("20 Years Ago Desert Storm began...where were you...?" "I believe I was hitting it." - Lazamataz)
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To: TheOldLady
It was clear he was trying to defend this woman,” Animal Control Lt. Brian Jones told Pet Pulse.

I think that says it all. I didn't see any other info.
61 posted on 02/04/2011 1:20:39 PM PST by rottndog (Be Prepared for what's coming AFTER America....)
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To: TheOldLady

Heh heh. Lol.


62 posted on 02/04/2011 1:29:54 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

What does that have to do with pit bulls? I assumed it was his constant posting of PBT stuff.


63 posted on 02/04/2011 1:58:08 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: EBH

bookmark


64 posted on 02/04/2011 2:02:49 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: rottndog; 11johara28; Chet 99

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.


65 posted on 02/04/2011 2:37:18 PM PST by TheOldLady ("20 Years Ago Desert Storm began...where were you...?" "I believe I was hitting it." - Lazamataz)
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To: rednek

WE NEED A PIC OF THE SWEETIE!!!


66 posted on 02/04/2011 4:26:08 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: peeps36

“... 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.


67 posted on 02/04/2011 4:38:01 PM PST by momtothree
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Nothing. He wasn’t zotted over pit bulls. But his zot sure did make all the pit bull owners happy.... ;-)


68 posted on 02/04/2011 5:24:34 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: rottndog
The breed does matter to some extent, otherwise I could hunt ducks over a Chow.* Border collies inherently want to herd things. Labradors want to carry things around in their mouths. And Goldens want to cling to you and shed all over you . . . .

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.

69 posted on 02/04/2011 6:42:37 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: momtothree
He looks like an over sized Golden Retriever with a big head and large jaw muscles. He's big and gentle. His best friend is a one year old cat who sleeps on top of him. I never planned on getting a mixed breed but I'm glad my kids talked me into it.
70 posted on 02/04/2011 8:29:21 PM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: EBH

Excellent. Thanks for sharing.


71 posted on 02/04/2011 8:31:35 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

Well, sorry to see someone get the boot, but he sure got on my nerves a few times with the Pit Bull stuff.


72 posted on 02/04/2011 8:34:36 PM PST by mom4melody
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To: rottndog

Angels get to pick their form.


73 posted on 02/04/2011 10:34:48 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Liberals are educated above their level of intelligence.. Thanks Sr. Angelica)
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To: TheOldLady

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.


74 posted on 02/06/2011 6:46:28 AM PST by 11johara28
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To: 11johara28

‘S okay. I’ve done it myself, and gotten juice-oozing flamed for it too.


75 posted on 02/06/2011 6:48:14 AM PST by TheOldLady ("20 Years Ago Desert Storm began...where were you...?" "I believe I was hitting it." - Lazamataz)
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