I work at a vet clinic in the boarding kennels.Many of the clients that come in start comin in at young ages and I have got to see many of them grow up.Well I began working at the clinic about a year ago.My first day a 8 month old Rotti pup was brought in full of energy and ready to play.Rocky stayed at the kennels for the weekend and I worked.We grew a bond and he was always ready for a bath or a treat while he stayed with us.Today Rocky was scheduled to stay for the net couple of days so his family could go on vacation.We were called at 12:30 today by Rocky's owners to let us know he would not be coming back.Someone had went into the backyard of Rocky's home and killed Rocky.His family was devastated and the man who confessed to it said that the dog attacked him(mind you he was in a fenced in yard)so he got minor charges b/c it was "self-defense". When will all this stop?Why is it always the Rotti or the Pitt or the German Shepherd????I jsut dont understand it and I probably never will.Thank you for letting me vent here!
You dont know the taste of soap until u have bathed a dog
That is HORRIBLE! My friend has Rotties, and as I've described on this forum many times, they are just huge babies! Only one of them has tendencies to be growly.
I LOVE that the new show "New Amsterdam" on Fox, the main character has a Rottie. The dog is featured a lot in the show. Very obedient, and walks on leash amazingly. Hopefully the show will make people less fearful of them.
I hate hearing stories like this... especially with the people who really care about the well being of the dog! I come accross a lot of these horror storries in rescue especially when dealing exclusively with Bully breeds. Neighbors will give poison, in meat, to the dogs through the fence.
I remember when I first adopted Lu I was told specifically to buy a crate that bolts to the cement as people that have had bullies in our area had them stolen right out of there enclosed patios (who knows for what horrible purpose!)
I absolutely refuse to leave Lu out unless I am out with her and encourage others to do as well. Even though there are a lot of dog lovers out there... the reality is waaaay to many sickos as well!!!