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HarukaTheTrophyWife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-19-09 09:35 AM
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28. Sounds like a plan
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  -I am kind of split over wether I think having pet chimps should be generally outlawed. Smith_3  Feb-19-09 09:10 AM   #0 
  - I'll never own a pitbull or a chimp. Both are capable of  babylonsister   Feb-19-09 09:11 AM   #1 
  - The pit bull is domesticated, the chimp is not  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:14 AM   #4 
  - The pit bull 'can be' domesticated, or not.  babylonsister   Feb-19-09 09:19 AM   #6 
     - No- it IS a domesticated animal.  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:20 AM   #10 
     - Let's bond!  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:24 AM   #18 
        - Only if it involves strong fruity drinks with umbrellas served in carved out pinapples.  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:28 AM   #24 
           - Sounds like a plan  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:35 AM   #28 
     - The pit bull is a domesticated animal  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:22 AM   #13 
     - Fine. Have fun bonding. I don't have to and don't want to. nt  babylonsister   Feb-19-09 09:23 AM   #15 
        - Okay...  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:24 AM   #17 
        - Don't get me wrong- I wouldn't have a pit. I don't trust the breeding  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:28 AM   #23 
           - Hell, I think people should have to take a course to get any dog  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:34 AM   #27 
           - Yup- people need to be taught to pick dogs more intelligently  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:38 AM   #30 
           - And to get dogs at an appropriate time  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:50 AM   #33 
              - Exactly !  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 10:00 AM   #40 
              - We Got a Dog  RobinA   Feb-19-09 10:30 AM   #51 
           - I Wasn't Aware  RobinA   Feb-19-09 10:23 AM   #48 
              - Exactly.  undeterred   Feb-19-09 11:05 AM   #62 
              - I co-owner of the two Border Collies mentioned above  LostinVA   Feb-19-09 11:44 AM   #66 
                 - I think we should turn Beag into a goosedog and make her earn her keep  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 11:47 AM   #67 
           - I own a large dog and I think you're right  TorchTheWitch   Feb-19-09 10:08 AM   #44 
     - Good grief -- I don't like pit bulls, but they are DOMESTICATED animals  LostinVA   Feb-19-09 11:41 AM   #64 
  - Comparing a dog to a chimp is like comparing a housecat to a bengal tiger.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Feb-19-09 12:46 PM   #71 
  - So do I  Tangerine LaBamba   Feb-19-09 09:11 AM   #2 
  - Hey, Tangerine! I am really astonished over this story. Why on earth  CTyankee   Feb-19-09 09:31 AM   #25 
     - Well, you're there,  Tangerine LaBamba   Feb-19-09 10:18 AM   #46 
        - Oh, dear. This is really TMI!  CTyankee   Feb-19-09 11:00 AM   #61 
  - No- Chimps are FAR more dangerous then a pit bull ever could be  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:13 AM   #3 
  - I don't know. Couldn't a pit-bull kill a chimp in a split second?  Smith_3   Feb-19-09 09:17 AM   #5 
     - A chimp could break a pitbull in half with its bare hands.  geek tragedy   Feb-19-09 09:20 AM   #7 
     - Dupe delete.  geek tragedy   Feb-19-09 09:20 AM   #9 
     - Your cousin sounds like the sort of asshole who shouldn't own a pit bull  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:21 AM   #11 
     - No- My bet would be on the chimp unless the pit got in a very lucky first strike.  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 09:22 AM   #12 
     - A chimp can pull a man's arm from his body  Botany   Feb-19-09 09:24 AM   #16 
     - Is "Animal Faceoff" still on the air? This would be a good matchup.  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 09:53 AM   #34 
  - If you think pit bulls are equally dangerous, then you really need to educate yourself on them  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:20 AM   #8 
  - Chimps are 100 times more dangerous than pit bulls.  geek tragedy   Feb-19-09 09:23 AM   #14 
  - Are there cases of pit bulls who, even when raised and trained properly  ecstatic   Feb-19-09 09:24 AM   #19 
  - It's still not a valid comparison, because there's examples of all breeds of dogs that just snap  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 09:27 AM   #22 
  - Aggression: the top three Dachshund, Chihuahua, Jack Russell Terrier.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:06 AM   #43 
     - And, I see it at the dog park  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 10:08 AM   #45 
     - We don't even take our dogs out, because we fear for their safety  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:34 AM   #53 
     - 11 White German Shepherds?  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 10:37 AM   #54 
        - I am dying to get a big black fluffy German Shepard  Marrah_G   Feb-19-09 11:54 AM   #69 
     - We have a Chihuahua mix  geardaddy   Feb-19-09 11:42 AM   #65 
     - Wow. Didn't think a chihuahua would make that list  ecstatic   Feb-19-09 10:30 AM   #52 
        - there was one on the Dog Whisperer yesterday  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:40 AM   #56 
  - I'm going to ask my "vicious" pit, who is snorng in my bed with a cat curled next to him.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 09:35 AM   #29 
  - Yes--there are cases of pit bulls doing just that. However, a chimp still  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 09:56 AM   #36 
  - weinerdoggie  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 09:58 AM   #38 
     - Aww, he looks like my dear recently-departed pup (sniff!).  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 10:01 AM   #42 
        - Aww, I am sorry for your loss. The little weiner dogs are great pets.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:27 AM   #49 
           - Thanks--here he is, posing for the camera last year:  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 10:53 AM   #60 
  - Yes. There have been many pit bull attacks by "family pets".  progressivebydesign   Feb-19-09 11:47 AM   #68 
     - Tell that to the lady in France who got the face transplant  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Feb-19-09 12:44 PM   #70 
  - You can dress up a chimp but all you have is a ticking time bomb in pants  Stevenmarc   Feb-19-09 09:25 AM   #20 
  - If it takes a special kind of vet...  a la izquierda   Feb-19-09 09:27 AM   #21 
  - There is a great screed about the evils of Pitbulls.  Lost in CT   Feb-19-09 09:32 AM   #26 
  - Ban the most aggressive breed! Dachshunds!  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 09:55 AM   #35 
     - LOL! Come on now. A wiener dog bites you, you can send him flying across the room.  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 10:01 AM   #41 
     - Right. So, it's not innate aggressiveness at the highest level of canines  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:23 AM   #47 
        - If we were to ban animals on sheer aggression, first to go would be  TwilightGardener   Feb-19-09 10:42 AM   #58 
     - I Grew Up  RobinA   Feb-19-09 10:38 AM   #55 
        - Exactly! No one likes their tails pulled.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:41 AM   #57 
  - We have had a pet chimp in the White house for 8 years.  OffWithTheirHeads   Feb-19-09 09:39 AM   #31 
  - He soiled everything and left a mess.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 09:56 AM   #37 
  - Chimps belong either in the wild or in wildlife rescue parks.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-19-09 09:41 AM   #32 
  - I agree totally and this chimp had attacked a human once before.  bluedawg12   Feb-19-09 10:44 AM   #59 
  - Chimps are wild animals  n2doc   Feb-19-09 09:58 AM   #39 
  - Murder on the Rue Morgue.  Veritas_et_Aequitas   Feb-19-09 10:29 AM   #50 
  - Males chimps become unmanageable after a certain age.  bikebloke   Feb-19-09 11:15 AM   #63 
  - You are kidding, right?  QueenOfCalifornia   Feb-19-09 01:25 PM   #72 
 

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