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WA: Pit bull guarded Wash. woman who had heart attack

Discussion in 'Pit Bull News' started by Vicki, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Vicki

    Vicki Administrator Administrator

    Pit bull guarded Wash. woman who had heart attack

    (AP) – 12 hours ago

    BREMERTON, Wash. — Police in the Washington state city of Bremerton say a pit bull reported as a menacing dog was just protecting its owner who had suffered a heart attack and died on a sidewalk while the two were out walking.

    A detective says the 51-year-old Bremerton woman collapsed late Tuesday. The dog was loose once she fell and was being "protectively aggressive" — not letting neighbors help its owner. No one was bitten.

    A policeman flagged down to deal with the dog saw the woman lying on the sidewalk. He shot the dog with a stun gun, then he and a neighbor performed CPR until a rescue crew arrived and also tried unsuccessfully to revive the woman.

    The Kitsap Sun reports that when the dog ran home, the woman's roommate came looking for her.

    The Associated Press: Pit bull guarded Wash. woman who had heart attack

    RAZOR EDGE GIRL Little Dog

  3. Pack LeadR

    Pack LeadR Puppy

    That made me cry just like the movie Hachi.
    Love is a beautiful thing & I cherish it everyday with my dawg.
  4. 2die4uk

    2die4uk Puppy

    its sad the animal human misunderstanding can cause the dog to get electorcuted who thought it was doing its duty
  5. Strakatz

    Strakatz Little Dog

    Did you notice that a stun gun was effective, no bullets necessary.
  6. My pit is Sasha

    My pit is Sasha Good Dog

    Yes I did. I am hoping others did as well.
  7. megschristina

    megschristina Moderator

    Poor pup.

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