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Pitbull saves family, goes back for other dog

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Initial post: Feb 15, 2013, 7:57:49 PM PST
Anthony says:
Pit bulls get a bad rap. But a 10-year-old pit bull terrier named Baby showed that controversial breed can be heroes. reports that Baby helped to save a family from a burning home in Wellston, Okla. The family was asleep when smoke and flames began to engulf their house. According to Rhonda Westenberger, Baby saved the day by waking Westenberger and her sister, Evelyn.

"There were flames shooting down the hallway," said Westenberger. "If Baby hadn't woken Evelyn up, I don't think either one of us would have come out of it."
Once the sisters were safe, the dog wasn't done yet. Realizing there were several dogs still in the house, Baby went back into the fire.

"There was [one dog] hiding underneath the bed," said Charles Land, another family member. "Baby actually went in there grabbed it by the neck and drug it outside."
The house was destroyed in the fire, but the family is grateful they escaped with their lives. Officials believe the fire began when the clothes dryer malfunctioned.

finally, some good press for pitbulls for once.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 15, 2013, 8:06:05 PM PST
That's cool. Reminds me of Underdog, you know, if Underdog was a pitbull.

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:09:28 PM PST
"Pitbull saves family, then proceeds to record single with them. Goes to the top of the charts."

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:20:42 PM PST
HorizonBrave says:
I was totally expecting some Pitbull news.

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:27:23 PM PST
oye ya tu sabe!... que no pare la fiesta! don't stop the party!

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:27:38 PM PST
Anthony says:
maybe i should have spelled it Dawg in the title? oh well.

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:44:13 PM PST
Prankster says:
He really is Mr. Worldwide!

Posted on Feb 15, 2013, 8:44:41 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 15, 2013, 8:45:20 PM PST
mattfixit says:
"the fire began when the clothes dryer malfunctioned."

was it running while they slept? fail?

Posted on Feb 20, 2013, 5:40:16 PM PST
C. Hersey says:
When I read the title I assumed it meant that the pit bull went back to kill the other dog.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013, 5:50:07 PM PST
"When I read the title I assumed it meant that the pit bull went back to kill the other dog."

Ha ha! Awesome. +10 internets.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013, 5:55:11 PM PST
Me too! I'm glad I'm not the only one with an uncontrollable bloodlust.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013, 5:55:46 PM PST
Pitbulls weren't breeded to be aggressive, just the opposite. They're companion dogs that are amazingly loyal to people. The reason they were used for dog fighting isn't for their aggression but even hurt and in the middle of fighting a handler could pull off the dog without fear of being bit.

Dog fighters are horrible people that exploit the loyalty of amazing animals.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013, 5:58:19 PM PST
At least it gave Donovan McNabb something to do while he made millions of dollars playing a game.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013, 6:53:49 PM PST
I have a pit mix and so do many of my friends. They are awesome dogs. Sweet, loyal, protective.
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