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I got rid of my dog today...sad but with a happy ending

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Packman73, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Jul 3, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Packman73

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    I have two pitbulls (raised them from pups) and they're great but the older one gets annoyed easily with my son Cain and has snipped at him before. The younger one is like a mama bear and is wonderful...
    Yesterday was the last straw though. He snipped at my son with me right there so I have to say goodbye; sort of.
    Thankfully, my brother-in-law and his wife took him in so there is a happy ending. :cool:
     
  2. Jul 3, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    sorry to hear that bud. :(

    but good decision on your part. glad it worked out with your family too, that way you know at least the dog is going to a good home!

    And just to throw it out there, this situation could have happened with any breed, the fact that its a pit means nothing! I used to have one and it was the sweetest and most loyal dog.
     
  3. Jul 3, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Good deal that you found him a safe place to go...
     
  4. Jul 3, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Matt, Im sorry to hear this Man. :(
     
  5. Jul 3, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    Matt, that sucks, but I am glad that it worked out well for your dog. I know quite a few dogs that have been put down for less than that.
     
  6. Jul 3, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    Thanks guys. Yeah, I was livid at the time, but he is such a good dog; super smart, knows like 7 decent tricks, guard dog...
    He's an hour away now but I can still go see him from time to time.
     
  7. Jul 3, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    How old is your son?
     
  8. Jul 3, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    He's 17 months old and we have another one on the way.
     
  9. Jul 3, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    wow yeh. sorry to here but good choice on your part.
     
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    Yea, definitely can't take any chances with him being that young.
     
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    sorry Matt. in a way hes a lucky dog he had a great home with you
    now he has a home with your brother in law
    better then out on the street you did the right thing
     
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    Man, I gotta get a dog.
     
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    Yeah, he's actually in a better home now so that's a good feeling. He's got a HUGE back yard now and a female Pit that he gets along with. So things worked out better than we could have hoped for, thank God.
     
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    Man I know that was difficult. Sorry to hear that, glad it all worked out like it did. Most importantly I am glad to hear that you did what you had to do before it bacame a news story. Very stand up Matt no matter what the situation.
     
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    Very true. This could be any breed. In fact, the reason he is not social is my fault completely as an owner. I did not socialize him properly when he was young like I did with my younger Pit. I wish that I had.:(
     
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    Sorry you had to re-home your pet :( But you definitely made the right call.
     
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    My friends 5 year old Pitbull is the nicest dog on the face of the Earth. I love taking her places and showing people how nice she is. Most people are terrified at first simply because she is a Pit.
     
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    Damn sorry to hear that Matt, Glad he's got a good home though...
     
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    Someone should beat your a$$ -- you should NEVER hit a dog
     
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