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Old 03-19-2013, 06:29 PM
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It happened today. I'm working in the garage (office) filling orders and I hear a woman screaming quickly followed by lots of dog growling and squealing.

It's 6pm which is when everyone is out walking their dogs so I knew right away what was happening. By the time I got out there there was a woman clutching her dog in the middle of the street, medium sized dog. The dog wasn't dead but it didn't look good.

Then I see another woman and a man chasing a pit bull with a leash trying to catch it. By this time there were 4-5 other neighbors getting involved and trying to catch the pit bull.

All the while the screams of one dog owner saying "your effing dog just killed my dog, what is wrong with you, why can't you control your dog"

The reaction by the pit bull owner was "I'm so sorry I don't know how he got out of the leash, he's usually such good dog" (she was visibly upset and shaken by her dogs actions)

Mean while some of the other neighbors were yelling and screaming at the male pit bull owner, you know the usual things said about pit bulls and irresponsible dog owners.

So the woman with the injured dog jumps into a car that speeds up and rushes off. I'm guessing a friend or neighbor ran to a nearby house to get their car to rush the dog to the vet.

This is when I just shook my head and went back inside. There was some commotion out front for another 20 minutes or so. Being that I didn't actually see the attack me getting involved would have been counter productive. There were 4-5 neighbors there plus a lawn maintenance guy working on the property next door that had to see the entire thing unfold.

I'm sure there will be some neighbor chatter, I'll update as I hear what happened.
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:38 PM
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And Miami is trying to get rid of the ban to attract more sports stars. Broward chickened out of the ban.
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:39 PM
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Not my baby, he would never do that.............




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Old 03-19-2013, 06:51 PM
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Without viewing those videos, they don't appear to be dog related.
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Crazy story, hope the victim dog survives, keep us posted. Too bad she didn't have a gun and could have dropped the attacking dog. Owners need held liable.
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They should have taken that dog to a nutritionist instead of a Vet as Vets are all in a conspiracy to sell bad dog food and that's about it...
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How do you know it was a pitbull? The only reason I ask, is because I rescued a dog thinking it was a Pitbull and had a DNA test done, he came back as a Boston Terrier / Irish Setter, but everyone automatically assume he is a Pitbull... Best part is my insurance accepted the DNA test....

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I'm not saying that the dog on Chris hood was not a Pit but, I got a Dogo Argentino last week. My first stop when coming from the breeder from picking her up was at the local pet store over there to get some puppy dry food.

As every other 10 week old puppy, it is very cute, so 3 different customers plus the register girl asked me if ot was a Pit... Everybody else just asked me about the sex...judge for yourself... could this be a Pit in your book? What is going on with people that sees Pits everywhere?

If you ask me... one bite=one bullet. Period.... but I do not care if its a Pit or a fricking Chihuahu or Pomeranian... everybody gets the same....

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Originally Posted by emudryj View Post
I'm not saying that the dog on Chris hood was not a Pit but, I got a Dogo Argentino last week. My first stop when coming from the breeder from picking her up was at the local pet store over there to get some puppy dry food.

As every other 10 week old puppy, it is very cute, so 3 different customers plus the register girl asked me if ot was a Pit... Everybody else just asked me about the sex...judge for yourself... could this be a Pit in your book? What is going on with people that sees Pits everywhere?

If you ask me... one bite=one bullet. Period.... but I do not care if its a Pit or a fricking Chihuahu or Pomeranian... everybody gets the same....

Hell it has just eaten some poor girl's head.
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We've got one Pit Bull defender so far...

What I'd like explained to me is that if someone wants a dog that is "so friendly and such a great dog" why they don't buy a Retriever? Just admit that you want to look tough, and don't really care if the sweet doggie kills something/someone.

I know...you know someone who had a yellow lab that bit someone...but you don't see retrievers killing and maiming people.
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Originally Posted by Tmack9200 View Post
How do you know it was a pitbull? The only reason I ask, is because I rescued a dog thinking it was a Pitbull and had a DNA test done, he came back as a Boston Terrier / Irish Setter, but everyone automatically assume he is a Pitbull... Best part is my insurance accepted the DNA test....
How the hell did that work? Do you know the size difference between those two breeds?

I'm hoping the stud was the Terrier!
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Hell it has just eaten some poor girl's head.
LOL!!!!!


Do not worry for the girl.. she is fine....
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Hey Chris... was the Pit owner from the neighborhood? or was just passing by? I believe that any dog that bites another animal or human in Broward is automatically classified as “dangerous” or something like that and has to be registered… I’m not sure…
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How the hell did that work? Do you know the size difference between those two breeds?
2nd heat my English Setter had she was out on her tethered run and a damn weiner dog from down the street showed up. She was spread eagle on the ground and the little bastard was on her. She even went thru a false pregnancy shortly thereafter and I had to pay for an ultrasound(negative).
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I'm not saying every pit bull is an attack dog, I have met a few pits that were adorable sweet dogs. But this one today was a pit. I know what they look like.

I certainly don't blame the dog. The dog didn't loosely put the collar on his own neck then drag his owner out for a walk during a time of the day when there are a lot of other dogs being walked.
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OH MY GOD A PIT BULL ATTACK!!11ONEONEONE
Oh wait, that's just mob mentality. I've been attacked by a German Shepard, a Black and Tan, and a mutt. The black and tan was my fault, I was only 4 but I made sure grandpa knew Brandy wasn't to blame so he didn't take her out back. The other two attacks were unprovoked and totally not the death-dealers most people claim pit bulls are.

No bad dogs, just bad owners.

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I'm not saying that the dog on Chris hood was not a Pit but, I got a Dogo Argentino last week. My first stop when coming from the breeder from picking her up was at the local pet store over there to get some puppy dry food.

As every other 10 week old puppy, it is very cute, so 3 different customers plus the register girl asked me if ot was a Pit... Everybody else just asked me about the sex...judge for yourself... could this be a Pit in your book? What is going on with people that sees Pits everywhere?

If you ask me... one bite=one bullet. Period.... but I do not care if its a Pit or a fricking Chihuahu or Pomeranian... everybody gets the same....

First off let me congratulate you, whether or not she gets full-sized you'll love her spots when they come in.

Next let me condemn all Pomeranians and their owners, those little bastards cannot be trusted!
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Without viewing those videos, they don't appear to be dog related.
True, but I think he meant the nature of the vids were appropriate.

Meaning, of course the moms (owners) say they can't believe it, wouldn't be their son (dog), while everyone else knows the obvious already.
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Originally Posted by emudryj View Post
Hey Chris... was the Pit owner from the neighborhood? or was just passing by? I believe that any dog that bites another animal or human in Broward is automatically classified as “dangerous” or something like that and has to be registered… I’m not sure…
I didn't recognize the dog or owners as being one of my immediate neighbors. But I'm sure they live close by, I can't see someone driving in from another area to walk their dog in a strange neighborhood.

Honestly I don't spend much time out front at that time of the day so I really wouldn't know any of the dogs unless they lived right next door or across the street.
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I think the problem is the owners. Pit bulls are very strong dogs and "can" be unpredictable. So when this lady is walking her pit bull today her guard was down because the dog may never have acted like this before.

So the collar was not tight enough, she was barely holding on to the leash, enjoying a nice walk with her pooch. Just like most dog owners.

But when that pit bull decided to bolt she was not ready for it and the dog got out of the collar and the resulting attack happened. If the dog was secure in a harness and she was holding the leash tightly she might have been able to restrain the dog.

Look at it this way. On a calm day with no wind you can tie your boat to the dock with fishing line. But if the wind kicks up a little that fishing line will break and the boat will blow away from the dock.

Don't walk big strong dogs with lose collars and thin leashes. Use a harness and a heavy gauge leash and hold on to the leash with some grip.

I would have posted this no matter what the dog was. This shit was scary because god forbid my wife and 3 1/2 year old son were outside and the dog came after them. I don't even know how I would react but I bet there would be a dead dog.
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I think the problem is the owners. Pit bulls are very strong dogs and "can" be unpredictable. So when this lady is walking her pit bull today her guard was down because the dog may never have acted like this before.

So the collar was not tight enough, she was barely holding on to the leash, enjoying a nice walk with her pooch. Just like most dog owners.

But when that pit bull decided to bolt she was not ready for it and the dog got out of the collar and the resulting attack happened. If the dog was secure in a harness and she was holding the leash tightly she might have been able to restrain the dog.

Look at it this way. On a calm day with no wind you can tie your boat to the dock with fishing line. But if the wind kicks up a little that fishing line will break and the boat will blow away from the dock.

Don't walk big strong dogs with lose collars and thin leashes. Use a harness and a heavy gauge leash and hold on to the leash with some grip.

I would have posted this no matter what the dog was. This shit was scary because god forbid my wife and 3 1/2 year old son were outside and the dog came after them. I don't even know how I would react but I bet there would be a dead dog.
I was asking you if the pit owner was a neighbor, because the other day there was a neighbor’s friend that came to visit them and they brought their adolescent German Sheppard. All the kids were playing peacefully and all the sudden for no reason the Sheppard did not liked one of the girls and he went straight at her. Nothing happened, thanks good, but the dog was not from around here...

I agree that the real problem are the irresponsible owners... When I say one bite=one bullet... it is obvious I mean for the dog... but sometimes I wish the bullet should be for the stupid owner...
Sadly... being stupid is not illegal.
I've seen what could not have been more than 140 pounds teenager, walking around some (at least) 100-110 dog.... no matter what breed is that... when the $h1t hits the fan, that girl is not stopping that dog no matter what...

And to whoever was saying that to have a Pit is for a person that just wants to look tough, I’m sorry pal, but you are waaaaayyy too confused…
Of course there’s a lot of gangsta-wannabe that think that owning a Pit are better gangsta-wannabe… Those are the same that will carry the shiny gun and shoot sideway, because they have no clue what they are doing… but it looks tough…
I took my dog to the vet last Friday and the all-American white-blonde-blue eyes vet tech, was offering for adoption 6 small dogs with some Pit on their blood. She did not want to look tough; she rescued them because nobody wanted them. This was the third time she did this, and for every time she did it she kept the last Pit, the ugliest, or most wounded one, the one that nobody wanted….
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