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Man opens fire on 3 pit bulls at public park

Discussion in 'The Furball Forum' started by brausso, May 22, 2011.

  1. sombunya

    sombunya I Like To Watch

    Jun 25, 2009
    I own two Pit Bulls. Very affectionate and gentle, unless I coax them into to playing rough. Then do, bigly.

    My dogs know who's boss and respect me completely but I think it is irresponsible to allow them out unleashed. Blame the owner.
  2. AZson


    Oct 5, 2005
    Who cares if the gun shot pit was expected to survive, it and the other two should be put down.
    I have a pit-boxer mix she is a sweet heart, but if she did this, she would be put down.

    Last edited: May 22, 2011

  3. Jowens


    Nov 24, 2010
    Athens, Ga
    The owner of the pit bulls should be shot for being a moron.
  4. crazyrec12

    crazyrec12 cornbread

    Jul 24, 2009
    in a field
    Not true

    nature vs nurture
  5. Jowens


    Nov 24, 2010
    Athens, Ga
    No reason to go and insult a rock like that.
  6. NDCent

    NDCent Socially Inept

    Mar 19, 2010
    I didn't have to teach my bird dog to point, or my cattle dog to heel our stock. What is it that pits were bred for?

    It's always the owners fault when their pets misbehave, but nature will usually take its course given a chance. I really wouldn't take a pet alligator to the municipal swimming pool, and I wouldn't let a pit run loose around strange people or animals.
  7. harleyfx69


    Jan 25, 2007
    in a desert
    I personally feel that any dog is capable of being good or bad, its all in how its raised,

    However in my apartment complex, the 3 super aggresive dogs are 2 pitbulls that live together, these cant play with any other dogs what so ever, they charge and growl on their leashes, have to have spiked choke collars and chains as leashes,

    The other aggresive dog is some abused / neglected shepherd dog that never gets socialized,

    The dog that has actually bit someone is a pit mix, also very aggresive towards other dogs,

    A dog that my shepherd mix has gotten into little skiffs with is a pit mix, okay behavior, but not great, very dominant though and the owners dont really care..
  8. Jowens


    Nov 24, 2010
    Athens, Ga
    ^ You're comparing a gun to a dog?:rofl:

    I feel dumber for reading that post.
    Last edited: May 22, 2011

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Aug 10, 2010

    Said well! ..Thats it....
  10. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

    Jan 16, 2005
    If you have no experience, how does your gut tell you that?

    Pit bulls are just dogs, unfortunately they are strong tough dogs with a reputation, which means they are often owned by dumbasses who try to make them into anything from fighting dogs to homemade attack dogs, "because dey pitbulls, dawg."

    Pitbulls are like minivans, they are good, practical and would be great to own, but they have a reputation because they attract a really bad class of owner.
    Last edited: May 22, 2011
  11. AA#5


    Nov 26, 2008

    A perfect example of the ignorance you speak of.
  12. KiloBravo

    KiloBravo Lifetime Newb

    The dog in my avatar picture is a full blooded pitbull and is one of the sweetest animals on this planet. I am a dog lover, and esp. Love pitbulls. However, I would shoot any dog dead where it stood if it attacked me, my loved ones, or my dog.

    This story demonstrates very poor pet ownership responsibility. Pits are a breed that need to have a very strong pack leader and need to be exercised daily. I do both of those things for Ruger. I also believe NO dog should ever be let off leash in a public area, period. I do honestly think pitbulls get a very bad rep, but the ones in this story absolutely need to be put down.
  13. RustyShackelford

    RustyShackelford > OD Glock 32

    Nov 12, 2008
    Keep your dogs on a leash. Control your dangerous animals. I'm glad for the outcome of the article.

    /except for the fact the other two dangerous animals are still out there.
    //Attack Pt. 2 imminent
  14. cwb


    May 24, 2010
    Do you have anything intelligent to say? More than half your posts read this same way.:dunno:
  15. pipedreams

    pipedreams Member

    Feb 19, 2011
    S. E. Iowa
    Well said, the owner demonstrated poor judgement and should never had the three dogs in a public park unleashed. Even if the dogs had been on leash it may have been difficult to control three of that size. Many communities it is against the law to have a dog off leash in public.
  16. Sheepdog Scout

    Sheepdog Scout Behind you!

    Jan 23, 2010
    Who knows?
    100% agree. Their owner is a dumbass. I love dogs, pits as well. I think pits can be very good dogs. All dogs require that their owners not be complete idiots. Especially Pit Bulls. A lot of times, bad dogs highlight the defects (or in this case complete reject) of it's owner. Pit Bulls are probably more so the case. Having three large dogs (a pack) unleashed in a public area is a bad idea.
    Last edited: May 22, 2011
  17. yes this does sound like the work of the swine:rofl:
  18. tongix


    Oct 10, 2009
    Always have a concealed gun when strolling , you might encounter a dogowner with a pit. Never take chances with these beasts, dont take your eyes away if you get an encounter.
    Last edited: May 22, 2011
  19. NMG26


    Jul 24, 2010
    Owner had no respect for his dogs. Sad.

    Seems like shooting one is usually enough in these cases.