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[–] cyclops1771 3 points 42 points (+45|-3) ago  (edited ago)

This is the correct answer.

Dogs chase and kill cats. It's what they do. If you can't have 100% control over your dog(s), you need to go smaller.

That being said, I would never own a blue. They're insane.

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[–] hamdoguhoh 0 points 19 points (+19|-0) ago 

Blues make great catch dogs for wild boars that can easily weigh over 300 pounds. People should know that dogs enjoy doing what they are bred to do. Ie. if you have a lab, you better at least play fetch in the water.

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[–] cyclops1771 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

People should know that dogs enjoy doing what they are bred to do

Exactly.

Fetch and return with my spaniel.

Long, slow walks with the Great Oyrennes.

My catahoula just wants to be in the yard with me at all times.

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[–] iDontShift 2 points 2 points (+4|-2) ago 

wouldn't that be the point tho... why have a dog in a city that is literally breed to fight and kill.

get a golden retreiver... look ma no problems!

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[–] Doglegwarrior 3 points 7 points (+10|-3) ago 

My mastiff does not chase and kill cats.. ive let her walk up to them and they stand there ground and she freaka out. Pittbulls have a switch that most dogs raised around humans dont have. Ive witnessed it more then once living in san antonio we have a shit load of pitts. Pitts pitt fighting dogs bread to kill other dogs small animals what ever triggers them. I hate that term but from what i have seen it is some type of trigger and when it hits they dont stop.

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[–] cyclops1771 1 point -1 points (+0|-1) ago 

You have to work with them to have verbal control greater than their "switch" as you say.

In gernal though, it is the blues that generally have that switch go off in a deadly manner.

If you have a dog like that, you DO need to know how to stop a dog - take out its back legs where it gets its leverage, where and how hard to place a swift "gettheirattention" kick, carry a stick that you can wallop them with if need be.

You own a very powerful dog that is bred to take down creatures larger than themselves AND to be "game" (ignore pain). You need to be responsible enough when taking these dogs out to either muzzle them or to have the tools and knowledge to get them back under control safely if you lose control of your dogs.

This situation here would not have been an issue if the lady would have muzzled them, since she obviously did not have the physical strength to control them.

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[–] Mittermeyer 2 points -2 points (+0|-2) ago 

Pittbulls have a switch that most dogs raised around humans dont have

Fats and niggers are not human

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[–] draaaak 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Blues are indeed nuts, but I love em. I wouldn't want one either though.

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[–] AmericanJew2 2 points 2 points (+4|-2) ago  (edited ago)

Pitbulls are inbred genetic nigger dogs. Pitbull nigger dog has no domestic purpose and is as useless and violent as a nigger.

You want a guard dog, get a Rotty or a Doberman or a Shepherd. You want a family dog, get a a lab. you want a hunting dog, get a hound.

Nigger dog - never.

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[–] PasswordForgetter 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I have a red nose with a sweet temperment. But he is cat aggressive. I walk him in rural or urban blight areas off leash and it took nearly 5 years to get enough verbal control to stop him from instigating a chase. If he was on the chase before I saw the cat [only happened a few times] there was no getting him back without grabbing him up.

Blue Nose pits always seem to me like they have more going on in their heads. Mine is pretty much just looking at what he is thinking about and has never surprised me with his behavior.

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[–] cyclops1771 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

We had a blue for about 10 months - realized that it was too much dog for us, and found it a nice home on a farm with a lake where it could chase geese all day.

We have a 14 year old mutt that looks like a red, maybe a Staffordshire - she's tiny, only about 42 lbs. Until she turned grey, people would mistake her for a pit puppy. "No, she's full grown!" and they would look at you like you're an idiot.

When she gets something in her head, she's gone. Sometimes she listens, sometimes she doesn't. Before I started a traveling job, I had her damn near perfect verbal control when off leash, but she has gotten worse over the past 7-8 years where our time together is limited to Sat and Sun.