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    Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Pit bull saves New York woman from burning home - U.S. News

    How can this be true? I thought they were all viscous killers?


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Much the same way a lioness will "save" a freshly killed gazelle by moving it out of the path of a raging grass fire on the serengeti. This was less a rescue as it was an act of food preservation.


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    Pit bull saves New York woman from burning home - U.S. News

    How can this be true? I thought they were all viscous killers?
    Analogous to a gun saving a life.



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Now that it's done it's one good deed we should probably put it down. Only evil left now....



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    I'm not saying that it is the same as the dog pulling her out of a burning home, but the fact is that there was a fire in the house that the woman was unaware of and the dog alerted her by barking and probably saved her life in the process. I just thought it would be nice to put a positive story up about a Pit bull when so many people want to look at the negative ones


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I'm not saying that it is the same as the dog pulling her out of a burning home, but the fact is that there was a fire in the house that the woman was unaware of and the dog alerted her by barking and probably saved her life in the process. I just thought it would be nice to put a positive story up about a Pit bull when so many people want to look at the negative ones
    The dog was just looking out for itself. If the dog could open the door,and walk out by itself, this chick would be dead.



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
    I'm not saying that it is the same as the dog pulling her out of a burning home, but the fact is that there was a fire in the house that the woman was unaware of and the dog alerted her by barking and probably saved her life in the process. I just thought it would be nice to put a positive story up about a Pit bull when so many people want to look at the negative ones
    If you want a positive story about dogs, try reading "Trident K9 Warriors". A family friend wrote the book and it's currently 4th on a NYT Best Sellers list.

    http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-...tion/list.html


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by isu_oak View Post
    If you want a positive story about dogs, try reading "Trident K9 Warriors". A family friend wrote the book.
    That looks like an interesting book. I may buy it; thanks for the recommendation


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by CarlHungus View Post
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    How can this be true? I thought they were all viscous killers?
    Viscous killers are the worst. I prefer my killers nice and runny.



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Well, of course, pit bulls, rottweilers and the like are all nice and friendly--to their own families.


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Wait, the dog alerted her that the house was on fire, but she left it in the burning house?



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    They are all vicious killers. I think that's indisputable, if you know anything about the breed. They were bred to fight. That's the only reason the breed exists, because some morons decided fighting dogs would be a good thing. You go ahead thinking your pitbull is a family pet until it mauls someone. It's not quite inevitable, but it's damned close. There are pitbulls who lived their whole lives without ever mauling someone, but there are also some slot machines that never paid off before they broke.

    You can make any argument you want, but the fact is that most people who own a pitbull do it for one of 2 or 3 reasons: To protect a drug house, to look gangster, even though they may not be, or for personal protection, even though they may not even need that much protection unless they are doing something illegal. Face it, if you wanted a cuddly family pet, you wouldn't be looking at a pitbull. If that's what you wanted in a dog, you would have to be a moron to get a pitbull.



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    The dog probably started the fire in the first place, hoping to kill the owner. Then realized s/he couldn't get out by him/herself.


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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    lies.



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    Re: Woman says her Pit bull saved her life

    Quote Originally Posted by Bipolarcy View Post
    They are all vicious killers. I think that's indisputable, if you know anything about the breed. They were bred to fight. That's the only reason the breed exists, because some morons decided fighting dogs would be a good thing. You go ahead thinking your pitbull is a family pet until it mauls someone. It's not quite inevitable, but it's damned close. There are pitbulls who lived their whole lives without ever mauling someone, but there are also some slot machines that never paid off before they broke.

    You can make any argument you want, but the fact is that most people who own a pitbull do it for one of 2 or 3 reasons: To protect a drug house, to look gangster, even though they may not be, or for personal protection, even though they may not even need that much protection unless they are doing something illegal. Face it, if you wanted a cuddly family pet, you wouldn't be looking at a pitbull. If that's what you wanted in a dog, you would have to be a moron to get a pitbull.
    This is just too much stupid for one post. I know literally dozens of people who adopted rescued pit bulls or pit mixes as family dogs. Every single one is an amazing family dog. I really really really dislike ignorant attitudes like yours.



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