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Missing Dog/Puppy #269909
03/02/08 09:18 AM
03/02/08 09:18 AM
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My friends dog/puppy went missing last night. They live on the beach across from wet willys. THe missing puppy is a VERY SWEET completely white rottweiler puppy. He's super sweet and his name is Kilo.

If you see him or hear of anything, please please call 624-9438.

thanks in advance

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #269911
03/02/08 09:23 AM
03/02/08 09:23 AM
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sorry, Kilo is a pit bull, not a rottie. Solid white pit bull puppy...

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: LaraTravelBelize] #269920
03/02/08 10:10 AM
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There are suddenly a lot of pit bulls on the island.

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: pamkillen] #269927
03/02/08 10:56 AM
03/02/08 10:56 AM

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Is there such a thing as a "super sweet" pit bull? There have been so many unprovoked attacks on people by pit bulls in England it's now illegal to have one. Of course, all puppies are sweet, but then they grow up.....

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: ] #269932
03/02/08 11:20 AM
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Yes there is, especially in this case. Dogs are not the problem, only owners.

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: SimonB] #269941
03/02/08 01:06 PM
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Kilo has been found!

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: SimonB] #269945
03/02/08 01:21 PM
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That's good to hear.

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: SimonB] #269946
03/02/08 01:32 PM
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'glad the dog was found.

And YES, there are PLENTY examples of 'super sweet pit bulls'... I'd say they're the norm as opposed to the exception. At the turn of the century, pit bulls, American S. Terriers, etc were considered "nanny dogs" as they were so loyal/gentle people used them as babysitters for small children. Heck, one of Hellen Keller's guide-dogs was a pit bull. Sadly, the same qualities that made them wonderful companions (incredible devotion, loyalty) were later abused by idiots/idiot breeders who trained and tortured the dogs into fighting... read the specifics of what A-hole Michael Vick did to his dogs and you'll cringe. In an incredible testament to their species, almost ALL of Vick's former dogs show no aggression to humans, most are being "rehabilitated" and many placed in new homes (I believe only 1 of the 40-odd dogs had to be euthanized.) We have house-sat for our friends who have two pit bulls and they are two of the most loving, gentle animals I've ever met.

Simon's correct, in that owners are the problems... The UK (and places like TX, which is also considering a breed-specific ban) should not 'ban pit bulls', they should crack down on idiots... If there's a rash of thugs, drug dealers, etc walking around parading pit bulls, I'd argue you have a police/crime problem, not a "breed of dog" problem.

Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: SFJeff] #269982
03/02/08 10:35 PM
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If you're a dog lover I highly suggest reading Ceasar's Way
which explains a lot about why some dogs are the way they are.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0307337332/ref=cm_rdp_product

Last edited by *I Do* Belize Weddings; 03/02/08 11:48 PM.
Re: Missing Dog/Puppy [Re: *I Do* Belize Weddings] #269987
03/02/08 11:42 PM
03/02/08 11:42 PM

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I have been corrected by an expert. My comment was wrong in (at least) one significant respect - in the UK the law is concerned with "pitbull terrier TYPES", not pit bulls per se. "Pit bull" not being well defined. So yes, there may well be lots of loving and totally trustworthy pit bull terriers around, and by all accounts Kilo is one of them.


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