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Glad you are safe

March 11, 2018 01:11AM
I live close to an area where they fight dogs. The first thing I was told by our neighbor when I moved into our area was not to leave your dog outside because someone will take it and use it as a bait dog. I cannot believe its 14 years later and I still live near this crap.

We walked our dog for the first few months when we moved here but it just got scarier every trip. I thought about buying a stun gun and/or pepper spray. I opted for a hammer. Eventually we just stayed indoors. My daughter is almost 8. We aren't outside nearly as much as we should be. We just stay in our yard and almost never go further. Maybe a bike ride down our 12 home development.

Are you planning on some kind of protection? And thank goodness it attacked your dog and not you or your wife directly. At the same time its a terrible thing to happen to your dog. The only dog that can match a pit bull is another pit bull.... which I guess is why some people get them.

Thank you for sharing this story. We are moving to a nicer area, in a different town, by the end of the year but even that might not be safe; Wild dogs, coyotes and other dogs. So I have this idyllic image in my head of my family safely and cheerfully riding bikes through the neighborhood. We should always be prepared...

  Pitbulls and Heart Monitors....

Arkansas Ram287March 05, 2018 04:26AM

  Sorry about your incident

Drew2839161March 05, 2018 07:34AM

  Didn't know you had a Shepherd

IowaRam140March 05, 2018 07:36AM

  Re: Didn't know you had a Shepherd

Arkansas Ram148March 05, 2018 12:53PM

  So you had a real Cardiac Event

IowaRam126March 05, 2018 03:04PM


Arkansas Ram150March 05, 2018 04:00PM

  Re: Pitbulls and Heart Monitors....

waterfield165March 05, 2018 12:07PM


Arkansas Ram132March 05, 2018 01:19PM

  Glad you are safe

Atlantic Ram137March 11, 2018 01:11AM

  That's simply not true

Drew2839139March 05, 2018 04:47PM

  Re: That's simply not true

waterfield147March 05, 2018 09:44PM

  If you look at the statistics, sure

Drew2839164March 07, 2018 09:59AM

  Such an abused breed

Atlantic Ram123March 11, 2018 12:47AM

  crazy....did you keep the stogie Attachments

ferragamo79160March 05, 2018 04:19PM

  LOL.......swallowed it...........no but

Arkansas Ram151March 06, 2018 03:04AM

  Just happened a few months ago, to my niece...

JamesJM125March 05, 2018 06:36PM

  How does this happen?

Atlantic Ram156March 10, 2018 03:20AM