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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-20-07 12:41 AM
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57. And these aren't biased?!
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  -"Grandma Fights Off Attacking Pit Bull, Saves Grandkids" The Straight Story  Aug-19-07 02:10 PM   #0 
  - Glad they are ok. Here is an interesting website...WHICH of these is a pitbull?  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 02:26 PM   #1 
  - One of the smaller, less threatening looking dogs.  LWolf   Aug-19-07 03:28 PM   #14 
  - Got him on the first try  Cobalt-60   Aug-19-07 04:17 PM   #27 
     - I got it on the second try  proud patriot   Aug-19-07 11:16 PM   #40 
  - geez  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 02:52 PM   #2 
  - Which of these dogs is a pitbull? WHAT is a pitbull? A ny big headed dog?  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 03:01 PM   #4 
  - for what it is worth, i knew the pit  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 03:12 PM   #7 
  - Most news stories carrying "pitbull" stuff, the dog is NOT a pitbull  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 03:28 PM   #13 
  - anything with a big slobbering mouth. I'm glad cats don't slobber. :-)  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-19-07 04:13 PM   #25 
  - Oh brother  LostinVA   Aug-19-07 03:11 PM   #6 
  - Wow, what an astonishing display of ignorance, superstision and downright bigotry  MadHound   Aug-19-07 03:24 PM   #10 
  - read my reply above  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 03:25 PM   #12 
  - So you're basing all of your bullshit on one bad experience with your daughter's dog?  MadHound   Aug-19-07 03:34 PM   #15 
     - a little dog bit me, maybe we should ban Chihuahuas?  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 03:37 PM   #16 
     - More than annoying, it is infuriating for me  MadHound   Aug-19-07 03:46 PM   #18 
     - Found any killer Chihuahua stories?...  SidDithers   Aug-21-07 12:51 AM   #78 
        - Got my hand tore open by 1. Only been attacked by little dogs.  uppityperson   Aug-21-07 12:56 AM   #80 
           - Well, that's almost the same thing...  SidDithers   Aug-21-07 01:05 AM   #81 
              - sounds like a dangerous dog, that was known to be dangerous, unlike their other one  uppityperson   Aug-21-07 01:19 AM   #82 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-19-07 03:42 PM   #17 
     - Oh no, I read your post, and comprehended it fully  MadHound   Aug-19-07 04:03 PM   #21 
     - You want to try training a sheltie not to "herd"  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 03:50 PM   #19 
        - Like I said, it apparent that you are entirely ignorant of what it takes to turn a pit vicious  MadHound   Aug-19-07 04:08 PM   #22 
  - get back to me when she's three years old  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 11:18 PM   #41 
  - sorry. you just dont hear about black labs killing children.  Colorado Progressive   Aug-19-07 11:56 PM   #46 
  - Maybe because the media is biased and knows what sells papers? Try these links.  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:34 AM   #53 
     - And these aren't biased?!  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:41 AM   #57 
        - of course they are, but it is not Media, but a private website.  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:42 AM   #58 
           - They are commercially-driven, just like the MSM  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:47 AM   #60 
              - No difference between a political blog and MSM then either, right?  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:48 AM   #61 
                 - The MSM are not a monolith  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:54 AM   #64 
                    - People grab their kids away because of such negative false publicity  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:57 AM   #66 
                       - I've looked at those websites on several occasions  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:58 AM   #67 
                          - wheras CNN is. Best of luck, I have no more to say.  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 01:00 AM   #68 
                             - Backatcha nt  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 01:02 AM   #69 
                                - back with another DU topic. Have fun  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 01:28 AM   #71 
  - beating this thing to death, but  frogcycle   Aug-20-07 12:54 PM   #72 
     - !  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 08:05 PM   #75 
        - back atcha  frogcycle   Aug-20-07 10:56 PM   #76 
  - the problem is owners, not the dogs.  shireen   Aug-19-07 03:24 PM   #11 
  - And if those people were the only ones who had them  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 11:12 PM   #38 
  - My issue is most "pit bull attacks" do not involve pit bulls, but big headed dogs.  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 11:40 PM   #44 
     - while i grant that ther is anecdotal evidence  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 11:51 PM   #45 
        - Here are a few websites to browse  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:13 AM   #49 
           - thanks - will look tomorrow at the links  frogcycle   Aug-20-07 12:38 AM   #56 
  - then why dont you hear of labs and goldens killing people?  Colorado Progressive   Aug-19-07 11:58 PM   #47 
     - Most aren't,shame on owners who raise them badly. Here is a website with some erroneous reporting.  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:15 AM   #50 
     - labs and goldens have been known to attack people, unprovoked. nt  shireen   Aug-20-07 01:57 PM   #73 
  - I run a rescue, and we mostly do pit rescue.  flvegan   Aug-19-07 04:24 PM   #29 
  - Well, you're attached to them and their part of your self-image. You're certainly not taking them in  LeftyMom   Aug-19-07 05:19 PM   #36 
  - THANK YOU!!!  shireen   Aug-20-07 01:59 PM   #74 
  - Heebus Tapdancing Christ, that's one of the most ignorant things I've ever read on DU  LeftyMom   Aug-19-07 05:15 PM   #34 
  - Excuse me! I have a pit bull/bull dog mix. The sweetest dog.  johnaries   Aug-20-07 12:28 AM   #51 
  - bad owners, not the pitbull, are responsible  shireen   Aug-19-07 02:59 PM   #3 
  - Dont waste your time  Retired AF Dem   Aug-19-07 03:05 PM   #5 
     - actually, i'd prefer we execute the owner of this dog  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 03:14 PM   #8 
        - This I agree with  Retired AF Dem   Aug-19-07 03:16 PM   #9 
  - I had A pit once  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 04:01 PM   #20 
  - I've had six pits over the years, and four pit mixes  MadHound   Aug-19-07 04:11 PM   #23 
  - went to the akc site  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 04:59 PM   #31 
  - Like these dogs? Sounds like you are talking behavior, not breed.  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 05:02 PM   #33 
  - Perhaps I am biased  angrycarpenter   Aug-19-07 05:20 PM   #37 
  - The Staffordshire Bull Terrier is the AKC name for the Pit bull breed.  johnaries   Aug-20-07 12:32 AM   #52 
  - Yeah, the AKC doesn't recognize the pit bull as a breed  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:37 AM   #54 
  - The Assault on Reason  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 11:37 PM   #43 
     - Hmmm, very interesting statement you made:  johnaries   Aug-20-07 12:37 AM   #55 
        - the single most important fact to me  frogcycle   Aug-20-07 12:53 AM   #63 
           - ok, I can agree that rescue groups should go across all breeds.  johnaries   Aug-20-07 01:07 AM   #70 
  - I agree with you.  StarryNite   Aug-19-07 05:16 PM   #35 
     - Of course a lot of it comes from the breeding.  lizzy   Aug-19-07 11:20 PM   #42 
        - And if you keep trying to get it to make sense,  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:45 AM   #59 
           - SOME dogs are bred to fight, pitbulls weren't but to be companions  uppityperson   Aug-20-07 12:50 AM   #62 
              - Umm, wrong.  mycritters2   Aug-20-07 12:56 AM   #65 
  - How old is 'grandma', Media likes to emphasize the 'grandma' when sometimes the 'grandma' is age 45  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-19-07 04:12 PM   #24 
  - so what?  frogcycle   Aug-19-07 04:15 PM   #26 
     - 'grandma' fights off pitbull conjurs image of grey haired old lady. many times person is middle age  Liberal_in_LA   Aug-19-07 04:18 PM   #28 
        - Um, because they were her grandkids?  Kingshakabobo   Aug-19-07 04:37 PM   #30 
        - Sensationalising, right? "Pit bull" "grandmother"  uppityperson   Aug-19-07 05:00 PM   #32 
  - It's shit like this that keeps me carrying a concealed weapon.  MiltonF   Aug-19-07 11:15 PM   #39 
  - Go Granny!  whereismyparty   Aug-20-07 12:05 AM   #48 
  - At first glance I thought it said "serves" grandkids...  TankLV   Aug-21-07 12:38 AM   #77 
  - Pit bulls should be outlawed and I hope that particular pit bull is executed  Truth Hurts A Lot   Aug-21-07 12:54 AM   #79 
  - Keep your "friendly" pitbull / wolf / cheetah / python / gator off my property  entanglement   Aug-21-07 01:30 AM   #83 

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