Gardener dies after six bull terriers 'rip him to pieces' at work

thestaggy

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Bull terriers and pit bulls are two different dogs...

Reinforces what I have said in numerous other threads on this. The ill-informed can't fvcking tell two dogs apart but are eager to go on their witch hunt for a specific breed.

And a bull terrier and pit bull cannot be more different looking.

Bull Terrier;



American Pit Bull;

 

thestaggy

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Why is it never a Golden Labrador, Collie or Alsatian involved in these attacks?
Babysitter's dog mauls sleeping five-month-old baby to death

Police say Paige George died after being attacked by a German Shepherd in a house in Forest Park, Georgia.
Alsatian is an archaic British name for a German Shepherd.

Boy, 4, killed by family Labrador in horror attack

A Group Of Small Dogs, Including A Border Collie, Attacked A Woman And Killed Her

All dogs can be dangerous, some are just more dangerous than others.
 

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Bull terriers and pit bulls are two different dogs...

Reinforces what I have said in numerous other threads on this. The ill-informed can't fvcking tell two dogs apart but are eager to go on their witch hunt for a specific breed.

And a bull terrier and pit bull cannot be more different looking.

Bull Terrier;



American Pit Bull;

I 100% agree with you on the incompetent and ill-informed stuff.

Yes the dogs look different and are totally different sized as well

 

thestaggy

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I 100% agree with you on the incompetent and ill-informed stuff.

Yes the dogs look different and are totally different sized as well.
Yep. I have one of each. Vastly different dogs in size and appearance.

I'd understand confusing an American pit bull with a staffie, bull mastiff and American bulldog (these four dogs are the ones often grouped as pit bulls) but to mix a bully up with them is just being bad at your job (journalist) or horribly ill-informed.
 

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Yep. I have one of each. Vastly different dogs in size and appearance.
But for some aspects, very similar... they're both goofy cuddle-sluts... I have 3 of the land-shark variety... and watching TV at night is a shore with 3 dogs all trying to lie on top of you.

Figured I should add this in, for anyone thinking I'm being an apologist for what happened to the gardener.

My dogs are very well trained, but I also am fully aware of their capabilities so they are under control and supervision by me at ALL times when other people are around, or they are not able to interact with those people if I can't be around to supervise.
 

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But for some aspects, very similar... they're both goofy cuddle-sluts... I have 3 of the land-shark variety... and watching TV at night is a shore with 3 dogs all trying to lie on top of you.
3 bullies? Must be pure chaos if they all take off on a bully run.

Our female pitty is extremely placid and basically sleeps all day, waking up to eat or just say hello.

Bully is your typical bull terrier; stubborn with sudden bursts of energy which ends up with a ripped up pillow. Very lovable as well though. Both will try and climb on your lap given the chance.
 

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3 bullies? Must be pure chaos if they all take off on a bully run.

Our female pitty is extremely placid and basically sleeps all day, waking up to eat or just say hello.

Bully is your typical bull terrier; stubborn with sudden bursts of energy which ends up with a ripped up pillow. Very lovable as well though. Both will try and climb on your lap given the chance.
And those bull terrier nips are nothing short of terrifying o_O rows and rows of teeth!
 

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the man was a gardener and had stayed at the property for about three years
two dogs belong to someone else
Wonder what happened here. You'd think the dogs would be used to the gardener. Maybe the 2 other dogs caused all this. Is the other owner partially responsible for this now?
 

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Gods how awful, RiP :(

I pass a house with 2 of them daily and they go beyond bosbefok every time ...... wouldn't catch me even trying to go in a yard with 6 of them and I'm an animal lover of note.
That's the sign of an untrained and under-exercised dog, with very little social interaction - those are the most dangerous

I live in a Suburb where I would say close to 80% of the people walk their dogs and take them to the park, and I cannot prove this but I definitely observe a lot less of this frantic behaviour behind closed gates then I do in my parents suburb where people don't walk their dogs
 

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That's the sign of an untrained and under-exercised dog, with very little social interaction - those are the most dangerous

I live in a Suburb where I would say close to 80% of the people walk their dogs and take them to the park, and I cannot prove this but I definitely observe a lot less of this frantic behaviour behind closed gates then I do in my parents suburb where people don't walk their dogs
Your observation is entirely correct..

Dogs that are well socialised, and exercised and entertained are considerably less likely to go batschit at the gate with passers by and such....
 
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Why the fark would the owner keep 6 (SIX) pitbulls?

Does not compute. Unless he's a breeder, and even then having 6 dogs on a property in a suburb is not on at all!
 

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Why the fark would the owner keep 6 (SIX) pitbulls?

Does not compute. Unless he's a breeder, and even then having 6 dogs on a property in a suburb is not on at all!
Bull terriers and pit bulls are two different dogs...

Reinforces what I have said in numerous other threads on this. The ill-informed can't fvcking tell two dogs apart but are eager to go on their witch hunt for a specific breed.

And a bull terrier and pit bull cannot be more different looking.

Bull Terrier;



American Pit Bull;

Even Pitbull doesn't they are talking about Varkhonde/Landsharks...
 
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