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Old 03-27-2016, 11:39 AM   #1
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I walked our last dog every day around our neighborhood for 9 years with no problems until she gave into bone cancer. (thatís another story)

This past Thursday after work I was walking our 7 Ĺ month old lab puppy down the street and a Pit Bull ran out of a house and attacked her. Its owner tried to get his pit off my puppy but she got bit twice while he was beating his dog. The pit had her in its mouth the second time and did not want to let go. He finally got his dog off and ran into his house..

Iím not going to go into any details except my puppy went to the emergency vet that night and another trip to our vet the next day,and I had to go to a doctor to get checked for my injuries.

What Iím looking for is some kind of defense if this ever happens again. Most people are going to say a gun with a concealed carry permit. This would not make me any smarter than a person who owns an attack dog as when and where I walk there a lot of kids around and things happen to fast to use it safely.

I was looking at something like this

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Anyone have any experience with something like this or any recommendations as what would be good to carry to have a chance to protect myself and my dog if ever attacked again.

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Best defense against this pit bull is to take the owner to court for everything he has!!! There is absolutely no excuse for what happened and everyone who has this breed needs to what happens when they do not take care of there dogs!!!! It could have been you or a kid!!!
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Best defense against this pit bull is to take the owner to court for everything he has!!! There is absolutely no excuse for what happened and everyone who has this breed needs to what happens when they do not take care of there dogs!!!! It could have been you or a kid!!!
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Plus carry a small baseball bat with you and next time, cave it's frickin' skull in.

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waiting for the compulsory response from the pitbull apologist. They will be along now any minute
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waiting for the compulsory response from the pitbull apologist. They will be along now any minute
They can keep their response to themself
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They can keep their response to themself
ah but they wont, they will tell you it is a misunderstood breed, it is the owner, it is misidentified or show you a picture of a pittbull doing CPR on an elderly woman. it never changes.
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I walked our last dog every day around our neighborhood for 9 years with no problems until she gave into bone cancer. (that’s another story) This past Thursday after work I was walking our 7 Ĺ month old lab puppy down the street and a Pit Bull ran out of a house and attacked her. Its owner tried to get his pit off my puppy but she got bit twice while he was beating his dog. The pit had her in its mouth the second time and did not want to let go. He finally got his dog off and ran into his house.. I’m not going to go into any details except my puppy went to the emergency vet that night and another trip to our vet the next day,and I had to go to a doctor to get checked for my injuries. What I’m looking for is some kind of defense if this ever happens again. Most people are going to say a gun with a concealed carry permit. This would not make me any smarter than a person who owns an attack dog as when and where I walk there a lot of kids around and things happen to fast to use it safely. I was looking at something like this Video Link: http://www.amazon.com/Guard-Dog-Security-Flashlight-Concealed/dp/B00JSNC5OO/ref=sr_1_fkmr2_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1459086754&sr=8-1-fkmr2&keywords=telescopic+stun+baton Anyone have any experience with something like this or any recommendations as what would be good to carry to have a chance to protect myself and my dog if ever attacked again. Thanks for any help
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Best defense against this pit bull is to take the owner to court for everything he has!!! There is absolutely no excuse for what happened and everyone who has this breed needs to what happens when they do not take care of there dogs!!!! It could have been you or a kid!!!
I'm a dog LOVER. But a dog that runs out of his house/property to attack another dog NEEDS PUT DOWN. I would have the cops involved and take it to court. I will even go so far as to say anyone that keeps a dog like that DESERVES to be sued, and I'm NOT a sue-happy person.

My blood is BOILING right now. I carry either a gun or mace with me whern I walk my dog. And my dog is a BELGIAN MALINOIS !!! Even tho' he would probably win any fight, I don't want him bitten even ONCE !!!

If your lose dog comes at us, he gets a face full of mace first, THEN a bullet !!!
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Needed to call animal services and have the dog put down. Then take the owner to court for expenses, pain and suffering, and lost income if there was any.

My bet, they probably don't have a pot to piss in, as the fools that normally own these dogs are trash.
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I'm a dog LOVER. But a dog that runs out of his house/property to attack another dog NEEDS PUT DOWN. I would have the cops involved and take it to court. I will even go so far as to say anyone that keeps a dog like that DESERVES to be sued, and I'm NOT a sue-happy person.

My blood is BOILING right now. I carry either a gun or mace with me whern I walk my dog. And my dog is a BELGIAN MALINOIS !!! Even tho' he would probably win any fight, I don't want him bitten even ONCE !!!

If your lose dog comes at us, he gets a face full of mace first, THEN a bullet !!!
The sheriff did get involved, that's why I will not go into detail.
I will say if the owner did not come out my dog would be dead and I would have been injured. I'm trying to find my best defense without putting kids or anyone else in harm's way.
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Sorry to hear about your encounter.
5 years ago my golden retriever puppy was attacked by a pit one morning but was able to slip the collar and run home.
Now I still can't walk her in my own neighborhood because she gets scared and panics.
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The sheriff did get involved, that's why I will not go into detail.
I will say if the owner did not come out my dog would be dead and I would have been injured. I'm trying to find my best defense without putting kids or anyone else in harm's way.
The best defense is to make sure the dog is not able to attack anyone again.
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Sorry about your dog bro. I hope the pit gets put down and it's owner is held accountable.
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Put a cover around the business end and it looks like a cane until you need it
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^^^^ this

Plus carry a small baseball bat with you and next time, cave it's frickin' skull in.

http://www.amazon.com/RoadPro-RPTT2-...rds=billy+club
Thx for link.
Ordered the bat just now.
I got a 100 lbs dobbie that is too sweet to use his muscles to defend himself.
I am not to sweet however and will gladly crush the skull and nuts of any pit bull jumping the fence to
attack my buddy. (A boxer did at the kennel, cost me $1k in vet bills)
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I have half of a hickory ax handle. Easy to tote, won't slip out of your hand, the wood is very hard, and you can swing it FAST with one hand. About two feet long, saved it when I broke the ax end from years of splitting wood.

Never had to use it, and not sure if it would get a pit's attention. Their skulls are pretty dang thick.
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That makes me absolutely crazy. Sorry for your puppy. That dog goes down one way or the other and file suit against the owner.
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Sue the f'ing owner for everything they have.

It was such a good dog untill them I'm sure.
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The best defense is to make sure the dog is not able to attack anyone again.
That's true but they are like boat theives in south FL, Take one off the street and two more show up.
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Sorry to hear about your encounter.
5 years ago my golden retriever puppy was attacked by a pit one morning but was able to slip the collar and run home.
Now I still can't walk her in my own neighborhood because she gets scared and panics.
Sorry to hear that. I'm hoping that dosn't happen to my girl
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