so my dog 2years ago gave a teen that was trespassing a warning nip he was not injured , his clothing did not get ripped and he was able to leave the property right away with out her chasing him. He didn't press charges or call the cops but a neighbor did and we where given a ticket and told if she ever did it again we would have to put her down.
To day some friends came over and brought there two dogs my dog was in her shed, my friend continually said that I should let my dog out, it would be fine her dog could hold its own don't worry. So I let my dog out and I stood close by to watch how it went.
her dog started the fight as I was pulling my dog off by fish hooking her my friend stuck her finger in the front of my dogs mouth and got bit. I was able to separate them and all in all the injures weren't that bad. The dog did get scraped but wasn't bleeding and my friends bite mark was very small.
I don't plan on paying for any medical compensation as her dog started the fight and my dog retaliated, and my friend was stupid for sticking her finger in my dogs mouth. But I am willing to put my dog down.
So can someone give me a beloved pet funeral ceremony? I plan on taking her in Monday
I have to put her down because if I don't and my friend presses charges and I haven't already put her down I will get in more trouble.
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I'm sorry to hear this.. I have had to do this several times in my life and it's never easy.. I truly feel for what you are going through...
I'm sorry to hear about your dog. I have to find a new home for mine and I cry every time I think about it. I can't imagine having to put him down. I feel for you.
I'm sorry the you chose to put the dog down but I will say I would not have let other dogs into my home (no matter who is invited over).
I believe this incident could have been prevented. I have seen dogs that use to get along, bite at each other for no reason. I believe the risk of socializing new dogs is a really big risk especially if one of the dogs is on probation for nipping. I would have told the friend NO and explained why. Unfortunately, your dog will suffer the consequences for someone not having the foresight to see a future doggy disagreement or a lawsuit.
after sight is always 20/20 especially after a night of drinking. You are right I am choosing to put my dog down before the courts make me do it. I am also choosing to put her down rather than give her to someone that could use her as a fighting dog or give her to someone for a fighting dog.
The fact is my dog use to love other dogs for five years she loved other dogs but last night was unexpected.
You are presuming that no matter what, your dog doesn't have a future and will suffer unless you put your dog down. I think you are giving up on your dog too easily. You blame the alcohol, but I think you have control over what you chose to do.
You stated you "will get into more trouble" so you are trying to avoid facing the situation and you admit wrong doing by displaying guilt.
Dogs make unexpected bites at other dogs they don't make rational decisions, instead that's YOUR responsibility. Do your dog a favor and fight for your dog in court no matter what you think the judge will do. Even if you lose you know you stood up to adversity. If you cared about your dog by "putting it down" then it wouldn't matter to you if the courts ordered to have it put down instead. I think you want to avoid being confronted about what happened and a lawsuit and that's all.
I think there is more to this story and the history of your dog. Please don't make any more bad decisions where the dog pays for them no matter what his breed is, and please avoid your so-called friend since she isn't one obviously.
its not a presumption he told us if she was ever to attack someone she would be court ordered. That was his sentience he gave us two years ago, that's why it was brought up. I didn't say I wasn't giving up on her I am giving up on her no shelter will take her and pit bull ones are over filled over here, so they won't take her.
my one bad decision was letting her out of the shed to meat a new dog friend it toke her one second to tare into the other dog.
I don't care enough for her to pay a layer, I don't care enough to fight in a court and pay a huge fine, I don't care enough to put others at risk
in the area where I live if a dog pulls on your pant lag in play that is legally a dog attack. The judge told us two years ago if she attacked any one again she would be put down and we would have a bigger fine and or jail time. He go's easier on people that put down there dogs before he makes them do it.
I would much rather her keeped alive but considering how she is changing into an aggressive dog and considering her breed I'm more afraid of the kind of person that would want her versus giving her a pleasant death.
The cards are very much stacked against us because of her bread if she was any thing else it wouldn't be a big deal but the judge in this one judge town hate pit bulls.
Thyella, be strong and do what you must do.. in Virginia where I was living they have the three bite law but each dog bite must be reported if a person needs medical attention from a bite.. my dog only bit once but it was during a seizure and the ex got to close.. we had a hell of a time with the authorities.... I can understand your concern I also am an owner of a pit bull/boxer mix who was abused and couldn't bear giving him away to those who might use him for sport.. I am so sorry you are faced with this painful situation..
So very sorry.Why would a friend press charges though? Have you or can you try to work it out? Is there any other solution. In reading this,I feel,mayhaps there is?? I really think you can resolve it......AGREE KATT......
I am so very sorry for the position you are in. Can you petition a goddess of wisdom such as Cerridwen for judgement in making the right decision? I know you have made your dog happy and will do what is best for it. Consider that your dog didn't bite out of nowhere, it was antagonized by others. I will hold you and your dog in my thoughts.
well the girl isn't a real friend at all I keeped on offering medical help for her and the dog as far as cleaning the wounds and offering bandages. At first she refused then when she finally said okay the hole time she was hinting at getting me to pay to more medical stuff.
I"m very sorry for your problem,My dog has bitten 3 people all of them knew it was thier STUPIDITY not my dog attacking them.2 where drunk and one was my vet tech,all of them admitted it was thier falt.We paid or the emegency visit for one and she did not have to say what dog bit her hand.In Connecticut you don't have to tell what dog bit you -ifyou can't keep the dog alive you might be able to find a home for him as long as yu tell the new home what happen and as lon asthe dog is not aggresive(sorry for the spelling)