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Old 08-12-2009, 04:13 PM
miu miu started this thread
 
Location: MA/NH
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Some really terrible people own pit bulls. Stories like this really turn my stomach.

Dog Found in SE DC Dumpster Survives (http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/news/local/081009_dog_found_in_dumpster_survives?obref=obinsi te - broken link)

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Washington Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward in the disturbing case of a pit bull found inside a trash bag in a Southeast Washington dumpster, clinging to life despite being wounded in what investigators believe was a dog fight.
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Up in the air
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Terrible!!

My sister found 4 lab puppies (maybe 3 weeks old) in a trash bag in a dumpster next door to her workplace about 2 years ago. One died fairly quickly, but the other two were re-homed and my dad kept one for himself.

It's so sad that people do this
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic east coast
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My childhood dog, Poo-gee (I was 3 and tried to pronounce Poochie but failed, and the dog got stuck with my mis-pronounciation), was found by my two brothers and his friends in a creek behind our house.

They were in a burlap bag and just born. It was winter.

Three of the litter were dead, the two on top survived. A neighbor saved one. We took Poo-gee. My mom defrosted Poo-gee with a baby bottle, warm milk with a little brandy and sugar. Guess it worked. Poo-gee lived to be 18 and was always very healthy. Smart, too. Go figure.
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