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Pit bull destroyed after attack in Bridgewater
The Patriot Ledger ^ | 12-3-11 | Patriot Ledger

Posted on 12/03/2011 1:59:25 PM PST by edzo4

BRIDGEWATER — During 40 years as a veterinarian, Dr. Neal Andelman has removed toys and other items from dogs’ stomachs. But until Thursday, he had never retrieved human body parts, as best the doctor could recall, said Lou Berman, a hospital administrator for the New England Animal Medical Center in West Bridgewater. Thursday afternoon, Andelman operated post mortem on a pit bull that had bitten a Bridgewater woman and swallowed parts of her face. The male pit bull was euthanized and operated upon following a request from the Boston hospital treating the 71-year-old woman, whose face was mauled by the 50-pound dog in the kitchen of her home.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: consequence; deserved; dog; facepalm; justice; pitbull
Now I've heard everything
1 posted on 12/03/2011 1:59:31 PM PST by edzo4
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To: edzo4
Nice town, West Bridgewater.

Quite a few mosquitoes though.

2 posted on 12/03/2011 2:02:11 PM PST by NakedRampage (Puttin' the "stud" in Bible study)
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To: Joe 6-pack

pit bull ping


3 posted on 12/03/2011 2:05:37 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: Joe 6-pack

pit bull ping


4 posted on 12/03/2011 2:06:35 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: edzo4
I don't care when pitbulls attack their owners. I only care when they attack innocent bystanders.
5 posted on 12/03/2011 2:09:08 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: edzo4

it was always a good dog until it ate her face


6 posted on 12/03/2011 2:09:44 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: algernonpj

Chet99, is that you? ;)


7 posted on 12/03/2011 2:12:07 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: freedumb2003

Who is Chet99???


8 posted on 12/03/2011 2:13:06 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Frank_2001

An ex-FReeper who posted article after article about pit bulls. I don’t know what happened to him.


9 posted on 12/03/2011 2:14:32 PM PST by calex59
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To: freedumb2003

no


10 posted on 12/03/2011 2:17:19 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: edzo4

The doc has managed the near impossible, he is operating on a good pit bull, a dead one.


11 posted on 12/03/2011 2:19:59 PM PST by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by "AMNESTY" Newt, Willard, Perry and his fellow supporters)
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To: calex59

I think Chet99 was zotted for pit bull abuse abuse.


12 posted on 12/03/2011 2:25:37 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: paul51
it was always a good dog until it ate her face

Oh, but it's still a good dogie.

This incident is clearly the owner's fault.

Because their are no bad doggies, only bad humans.

/sarcasm

13 posted on 12/03/2011 2:25:59 PM PST by Age of Reason
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To: edzo4

I wouldn’t expect this from a pit bull. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel maybe, but not a pit bull.


14 posted on 12/03/2011 2:26:51 PM PST by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: edzo4
Friday I had one of the toughest emergency surgeries that didn't turn out well for the dog. I cannot imagine doing a gastrotomy to retrieve human body parts and it not affect me.
15 posted on 12/03/2011 2:29:05 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: calex59; algernonpj; Frank_2001

>>An ex-FReeper who posted article after article about pit bulls. I don’t know what happened to him.<<

Not just posted — BOMBARDED FR with Pit Bull stories. He must have been bitten by one when he was a child since his agenda was clearly to drive the breed off the face of the earth. Of course the threads always descended into all heck breaking loose when pb owners would come to the rescue of their breed. It was usually pretty funny (to me anyway), but I think one time Chet went way over the edge and — Chet no more.


16 posted on 12/03/2011 2:30:24 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: edzo4

“The neighbors said he was always a sweet, quiet dog that would never hurt anyone.....”


17 posted on 12/03/2011 2:31:48 PM PST by Grunthor (Pro-illegal alien "conservatives" piss me off.)
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To: freedumb2003

All of his posts were not found by him...other freepers would notify him cause they didn’t want to get into it with pit lovers...I was sorry to see him go, but he got the zot and I don’t think it was from pit posts. It was I think from some Palin posts, but wouldn’t bet more than a quarter on it... I think Jim personally zotted him....its Jims house...


18 posted on 12/03/2011 2:39:37 PM PST by goat granny
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To: freedumb2003

Ah, now I understand your prior post. I have no idea how I double posted. LOL


19 posted on 12/03/2011 2:41:19 PM PST by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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To: Grunthor
There are a couple of those "he wouldn't hurt a fly" types in my neighborhood...tick...tick...tick...

Many insurance companies won't underwrite homeowner policies if you own a pit bull...gee, I wonder why?

20 posted on 12/03/2011 2:45:19 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: edzo4

That’s what German Shepherds are for: all the intelligent guard dog, without the neighbor/owner mauling.


21 posted on 12/03/2011 2:46:10 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: freedumb2003
He must have been bitten by one when he was a child since his agenda was clearly to drive the breed off the face of the earth.

That would probably make a lot of people happy...

22 posted on 12/03/2011 2:51:05 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: edzo4

Did the owner try to give herself the lame excuse that the dog “never did that before” and had always been a “very good dog”?

At least the only person the dog attacked was the owner. Glad she didn’t wind up dead.

What is a 71 year old woman doing with a 50 pound pit bull? As a man, if I was 71 years old, I would not have a pit bull. If I needed to have a dog around it’d be a lot more stable breed. Black lab, yellow lab.


23 posted on 12/03/2011 2:52:24 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: who knows what evil?

well since we’ve made it impossible to wipe out irresponsible owners and gangbangers, I would say I could live with this breed line (their apparent weapons of choice) being ended.


24 posted on 12/03/2011 2:55:33 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

This is one of those stories where I regret clicking on the link...


25 posted on 12/03/2011 3:01:35 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: manic4organic

Did Chet99 eat somebody’s face?

I’m sure all Chet99 needed was more training.

Stay, Chet. No, stay. Stay, Chet.... down, Chet.... NO, Chet, NO. DON’T DO THAT, CHET.... OW!@J##@, CHET, HELLLPPPP.... AHHHAHAHAHHHHHH!!!!!


26 posted on 12/03/2011 3:10:25 PM PST by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: DTogo

I’ll be very disappointed if my German Shepherd ever eats my face.


27 posted on 12/03/2011 3:14:54 PM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (We be fooked.)
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To: zipper
tooo funny...
28 posted on 12/03/2011 3:19:48 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

Face is considered a delicacy to pit bulls. German Shepherds prefer elbows.


29 posted on 12/03/2011 3:23:14 PM PST by Krankor
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To: calex59

One of his pit bulls ate him....


30 posted on 12/03/2011 3:27:37 PM PST by bobby.223
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To: zipper

CHET, I mean it! Bad Dog! Oh, he's just playing...

31 posted on 12/03/2011 3:28:43 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Spoiler Alert! The secret to Terra Nova: THEY ARE ALL DEAD!!!)
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To: edzo4

Breed of Peace strikes again.

32 posted on 12/03/2011 3:28:51 PM PST by KantianBurke (Where was the Tea Party when Dubya was spending like a drunken sailor?)
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To: KantianBurke

“Breed of Peace”...lolol! I’m going to borrow that, if you don’t mind.


33 posted on 12/03/2011 3:35:17 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

It didn’t belong to the 71-year-old. She moved in with her daughter, and the dog didn’t take kindly to it:

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/2011_1202docs_try_to_reconstruct_face_of_woman_mauled_by_pit_bull/srvc=home&position=6


34 posted on 12/03/2011 8:30:28 PM PST by KittyKares (.)
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