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Hell Hath No Fury Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-10-07 06:32 PM
Response to Reply #52
76. I think it's an obvious choice...
for a situation where you are worried your dog might be involved with biting. I really, REALLY hope the OP considers this before doing something rash.
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  -Our beloved dog bit a little girl this morning OurVotesCount-Ohio  Jan-10-07 08:35 AM   #0 
  - I am so very sorry.  Beausoir   Jan-10-07 08:54 AM   #1 
  - I'm glad she's ok too.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 09:01 AM   #3 
     - I think you're being a bit premature.  mzteris   Jan-10-07 01:37 PM   #32 
     - Have you not read what I've posted..the child did nothing to cause it  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 01:45 PM   #34 
     - if the girl's been bitten before  mzteris   Jan-10-07 01:50 PM   #35 
        - I am with you. Stand by your dog! Now you know it s a problem, keep int on leash and  zonkers   Jan-10-07 02:03 PM   #37 
        - My dog was in my 7 yr old granddaugher lives here, the dog  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 02:10 PM   #40 
           - Hmmm. Your dog might be sick or not feeling well.  zonkers   Jan-10-07 09:55 PM   #81 
        - Now that I think about it, she was doing something to the cat yesterday morning  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 04:04 PM   #55 
           - So the little girl was tormenting the cat  lukasahero   Jan-11-07 09:56 AM   #89 
              - I didn't say that. Both times I knew it wasn't the cat or dog's fault.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-11-07 10:28 AM   #92 
     - I agree; PLEASE DON'T KILL THE DOG.  zanne   Jan-10-07 03:55 PM   #53 
     - Most shelters and rescue groups will not place aggressive dogs.  Shakespeare   Jan-10-07 04:01 PM   #54 
        - the problem here is the  mzteris   Jan-10-07 04:12 PM   #56 
           - I would assume, and th OP has made very clear....  Shakespeare   Jan-10-07 04:28 PM   #61 
     - Deleting because I hadn't read all of your descriptions of what happened. Sorry.  sinkingfeeling   Jan-10-07 03:30 PM   #50 
  - I'm sorry that happened.  Bunny   Jan-10-07 08:54 AM   #2 
  - Thank you Bunny,  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 09:10 AM   #4 
     - Well, as hard as this must be, you're making the right decision.  Bunny   Jan-10-07 09:36 AM   #8 
     - wow - this is sad  DrDan   Jan-10-07 10:09 AM   #12 
        - I don't see any other way  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 10:14 AM   #14 
           - Glad I'm not your dog.  zonkers   Jan-10-07 02:03 PM   #38 
           - Get him a muzzle already.  jilln   Jan-10-07 03:25 PM   #49 
              - You can't really compare dogs to kids!  Shell Beau   Jan-10-07 04:14 PM   #57 
                 - Sure you can, in many ways.  jilln   Jan-10-07 04:17 PM   #58 
                 - Well I certainly don't think animals are disposable either, but  Shell Beau   Jan-10-07 04:23 PM   #60 
                    - OK, I'm silly if that makes you happy.  jilln   Jan-10-07 04:49 PM   #64 
                       - I do think the human race is superior. And no I don't typically  Shell Beau   Jan-10-07 04:55 PM   #66 
                          - Another option: rehome to somewhere without kids  jilln   Jan-10-07 05:00 PM   #67 
                             - She said she didn't feel comfortable doing that.  Shell Beau   Jan-10-07 05:02 PM   #69 
                                - so now you've labeled the dog vicious...  jilln   Jan-11-07 02:36 PM   #93 
                 - Of course someone can, even if you don't agree  LostinVA   Jan-10-07 06:41 PM   #77 
  - Every kid gets nipped on the nose once in their life  Little Wing   Jan-10-07 09:10 AM   #5 
  - *sigh* That is bad news...  Prag   Jan-10-07 09:18 AM   #6 
  - My granddaughter was bitten by the beloved family dog when  tinfoilinfor2005   Jan-10-07 09:28 AM   #7 
  - Is there no other choice?  cwydro   Jan-10-07 09:51 AM   #9 
  - I would be very afraid to place him elsewhere.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 10:09 AM   #11 
  - Well, it's certainly worth a try.  cwydro   Jan-10-07 10:19 AM   #15 
  - Well...give a look  ruiner4u   Jan-10-07 10:27 AM   #18 
  - Is there a reason that the dog bit the little girl?  philosophie_en_rose   Jan-10-07 10:48 AM   #20 
     - So often the animal is blamed for the  auntAgonist   Jan-10-07 10:52 AM   #21 
     - I agree,  FedUpWithIt All   Jan-10-07 11:16 AM   #25 
     - As far as I could see, she did nothing.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 01:10 PM   #27 
        - Given that you adopted this dog  Phx_Dem   Jan-11-07 10:23 AM   #91 
  - I agree...  ruiner4u   Jan-10-07 10:12 AM   #13 
  - That's what I was thinking. Surely there are people out there who could  grace0418   Jan-10-07 01:14 PM   #28 
  - With a record of even one bite on a child  China_cat   Jan-10-07 02:22 PM   #42 
     - It's not necessarily true that the homeowners insurance will increase.  Kerrytravelers   Jan-10-07 05:05 PM   #72 
        - Yeah, right. We've never had a problem with our dogs  China_cat   Jan-10-07 05:40 PM   #75 
           - I'm sorry that has been your experience. We've had quite the opposite.  Kerrytravelers   Jan-10-07 07:03 PM   #78 
           - Homeowner's insurance fucking sucks...  Elrond Hubbard   Jan-10-07 10:45 PM   #83 
              - Yep. They're taking their cue from health insurance.  China_cat   Jan-11-07 06:30 AM   #87 
  - Oh no!  BarenakedLady   Jan-10-07 09:52 AM   #10 
  - OVC-Ohio, .. I'm so glad the child is alright ..  auntAgonist   Jan-10-07 10:24 AM   #16 
  - I know aA, I don't want to do it, as the day wears on I don't know what to do..  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 01:31 PM   #30 
  - Oh gosh, I'm so sorry.  janesez   Jan-10-07 10:25 AM   #17 
  - I feel awful for you  AngryAmish   Jan-10-07 10:35 AM   #19 
  - Was it a bite or a puppy nip?  hedgehog   Jan-10-07 11:04 AM   #22 
  - see my post #27. It sounded vicious too..not like a quick snap.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 01:35 PM   #31 
  - Even dogs have a bad day now and then  Lowell   Jan-10-07 11:04 AM   #23 
  - I hope you can find a way to keep from putting her down  OhioBlues   Jan-10-07 11:10 AM   #24 
  - I'm glad that my sister doesn't freak out when my dog bites her kid  noonwitch   Jan-10-07 12:15 PM   #26 
  - His behavior came out of no where..growling, snarling too.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 01:38 PM   #33 
     - You mentioned he was a rescue dog  JoDog   Jan-10-07 02:40 PM   #46 
        - We do wonder if he had been abused,  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 05:11 PM   #73 
  - I'm so sorry.  Midlodemocrat   Jan-10-07 01:16 PM   #29 
  - Maybe she's got a funny smell or something  LisaM   Jan-10-07 01:55 PM   #36 
  - We did find out that he can't be around a certain detergent,  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 02:27 PM   #44 
     - Our dog who was a stray has some triggers  LisaM   Jan-10-07 03:06 PM   #47 
  - Thank you everyone for your suggestions and kindness,  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 02:07 PM   #39 
  - I'm so sorry  qanda   Jan-10-07 02:23 PM   #43 
  - Thank you qanda,  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-10-07 02:40 PM   #45 
     - A SOLUTION!  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-10-07 03:21 PM   #48 
        - I myself was wondering why we never do a little dentistry on dogs.  hedgehog   Jan-10-07 03:52 PM   #52 
           - I think it's an obvious choice...  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-10-07 06:32 PM   #76 
  - I'm so glad  BarenakedLady   Jan-10-07 05:02 PM   #68 
  - I feel relieved - it would have been way too hasty to..  mvd   Jan-10-07 05:04 PM   #71 
  - There is NO need for you to put your dog down at this point....  Hell Hath No Fury   Jan-10-07 02:21 PM   #41 
  - Damn, I'm sorry you have to go through that.  Redstone   Jan-10-07 03:31 PM   #51 
  - That is so awful. What a tough decision to have to make,  Shell Beau   Jan-10-07 04:21 PM   #59 
  - I read your post #39, and I'm glad your promise will go unbroken.  flvegan   Jan-10-07 04:40 PM   #62 
  - So sorry to hear this.  LeftPeopleFinishFirst   Jan-10-07 04:48 PM   #63 
  - I had a very overprotective lab  hatredisnotavalue   Jan-10-07 04:53 PM   #65 
  - Surly you can find an alternative to putting the dog down.  Kerrytravelers   Jan-10-07 05:03 PM   #70 
  - I'm so sorry  Lady President   Jan-10-07 05:38 PM   #74 
  - I'm so sorry this happened.  NC_Nurse   Jan-10-07 07:20 PM   #79 
  - Here's the link:  NC_Nurse   Jan-10-07 07:21 PM   #80 
  - I know it isn't the cheapest option...  sjbech   Jan-10-07 10:18 PM   #82 
  - Our dog, a standard poodle, was a rescue...  Elrond Hubbard   Jan-10-07 10:59 PM   #84 
  - On a legal note:  oktoberain   Jan-10-07 11:00 PM   #85 
  - What did the kid do?  madeline_con   Jan-10-07 11:02 PM   #86 
  - The little girl, who has been bitten  Corgigal   Jan-11-07 09:44 AM   #88 
     - Thank you for the links. n/t  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-11-07 10:09 AM   #90 

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