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Witnessed something horrible yesterday :(

Discussion in 'General Dog Discussions' started by PeytonLove, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. PeytonLove

    PeytonLove Good Dog

    Yesterday I had a half day at work, so I left mid afternoon to go home. I'm walking through our parking lot, which is fairly large and is home to several businesses (dentist, gym, insurance offices, etc etc). I had parked on the far side, and as I was walking to my car, I noticed there was a large white painter's van parked up front, still running but no driver. I could hear two dogs barking inside, one with a deeper louder bark and one that was obviously some sort of smaller dog (maybe poodle, yorkie, etc). I couldn't see the dogs, but out of NO where, the smaller dog starts shrieking. Blood curdling shrieks, and I could hear the larger dog growling and snarling and barking. I will never forget that sound, I knew they were fighting in the back of that van and there was nothing I could do. All of a sudden, it just stops. All noises from the van cease and I'm standing there, staring, wishing there was something I could do. The owner of the van had left the front windows down, and I had no idea what kind of dogs were in the back (I could jsut picture me yelling at the van and one of the dogs jumping out of that window at me) and I was absolutely helpless. I felt horrible.

    I get in my car (but I'm parked pretty far off from the van) and I see the owner get inside and get ready to drive off. I guess he turned and looked into the back of the van, and he slammed on breaks and was screaming at the top of his lungs. Guess he found out what had happened while he was gone. :(

    Moral of the story, don't ever leave your dogs together unsupervised even if you're going to just be a few minutes. You never know what can happen. :(
  2. SBTlove

    SBTlove Good Dog

    Oh wow. So sorry you had to witness this. What a shame.
  3. Tiffseagles

    Tiffseagles GRCH Dog Premium Member

    That's horrible. :(
  4. JuggaloMommi

    JuggaloMommi Puppy

    wow thats terrible. idk what i would do in that situation.
  5. Teal

    Teal Krypto Super Dog Premium Member

    Stupid people... poor dogs :( Hope the guy learned his lesson... but I doubt it. The larger dog will get the blame :(
  6. Kahne

    Kahne Good Dog

    Poor dogs
  7. ConMan

    ConMan <b><font color="green">Premium Member aka king_leo

    Knowing me I would have ran to the am as fast as could and tried opening the doors without thinking if the big dog would bite me or something stupid. I am so sorry you you had to hear that... I have a yorkie and pitbull and can never stress that point enough about not leaving dogs together alone!
  8. MsAcer

    MsAcer Good Dog

    The bigger dog will get the blame, the smaller dog will be fucked up bad. :(
  9. destinoscelgo

    destinoscelgo Good Dog

    I'm so sorry you had to witness that =/
  10. Team Peanut

    Team Peanut GRCH Dog

    well, that made me feel yuck inside.
  11. Elliehanna

    Elliehanna GRCH Dog

    awww that way sucks, I am sorry you had to be there for it, I hope people read this and learn from it :(
  12. Zoe

    Zoe GRCH Dog

    Holy crap. :(
  13. MJJean

    MJJean GRCH Dog

    Wow...that's sad. I wonder/hope the little dog survived and maybe the owner learned something.

    BILLBKLYN Good Dog

    I'm jaded when it comes to things like this. Eh, it's just the way of the world.
  15. PeytonLove

    PeytonLove Good Dog

    I'm sure the owner was saying the typical comments, "well they've gotten along together for years. they never fight over blankets or bones or anything! they were best friends!". Blah, it just really sucked to have heard it. But, it's just another reason to not leave your dogs alone together regardless of breed.
  16. ganja

    ganja Good Dog

    what a sad thing to witness..
    at least you didn't have to actually SEE it :no2:
  17. APBT Courage at its Best

    APBT Courage at its Best Little Dog Premium Member

    So sorry you had to be a witness to this tragic incident. I think what makes it worse is when we are helpless to do anything! Very, very, very sad!
  18. sonyasaranee

    sonyasaranee Good Dog

    im sorry you had to hear that...
    for what possible reason would someone take their dogs in a van, windows down, and unsupervised together.... -sigh-

    hope the dog survived, and the man learns his lesson and doesn't just blame the bigger dog..
  19. _unoriginal

    _unoriginal Cow Dog

    Wow that's absolutely awful. :(
  20. Diesel12

    Diesel12 Little Dog

    That just sucks.

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