Pitbulls vs. Porcupine

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  1. Shithead

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    Pit bulls survive face-off with a porcupine
    By Sophia Rosenbaum

    November 4, 2015 | 10:03am

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    Three pit bulls found themselves in a prickly situation when they faced off with a porcupine they encountered on a walk.

    Things got rough for the pups when 9-year-old Soljah got a face full of spikes in his chin after sniffing out the razor-sharp rodent in an abandoned barn.

    His two brothers immediately sprang into action — with one pouncing directly on top of the porcupine, eventually killing it.

    “The dogs went into protect-the-older-brother mode and it went bad,” owner Dennis Mazur told the Canada Star.

    Mahalo, a 19-month-old pit, suffered the worst injuries — with more than 1,000 quills throughout her body including one that nearly pierced her heart.

    Her brawling buddy, 9-month-old Nestah, also got a face full of quills.

    The injured dogs required multiple surgeries to remove the dagger-like objects — resulting in thousands of dollars in medical bills for Mazur, who has missed work numerous times to be with his precious pets.

    But one of his friends started a GoFundMe page to help cover the costs, raising more than $11,000 in a week.

    All three pups are currently resting up and expected to make a full recovery.

    “The doctor said it’s a miracle,” Mazur told the Canada Star.
     
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    Ho. Lee. Shit.

    Those pictures literally make me want to cry. :bigcry: Poor babies.
     
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    No remorse for the porcupine?:nono:
     
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    There's a TV show about some rural vet, Dr. Pol, and they had a dog on it that repeatedly kept pestering porcupines and getting fucked up exactly like this. One dog came in 13 times for it!

    I love dogs, but the tone of the article, that somehow these dogs are the victims, not predators, is annoying. Porcupines aren't attacking dogs, ever.

    The owner also likely got completely ripped off, or, more likely, is using it to pull a GoFundMe scam. On the show I watched they simply had a tech remove the quills and the dog was soon back to normal. More than once. Some antibiotics for potential infection and they're back in action soon.

    I have known vets, have observed much more major surgeries, and hung out at the clinics they owned or worked at. No surgery to remove quills costs $11,000. Or even $1,000.

    Here is the episode where he removes the quills.
     
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    we had a skunk hanging around the house we used to live in

    called some guy who would catch and relocate

    told him we had a cat and a dog
    he said the cat would probably just ignore it and the skunk would ignore the cat

    he said dogs are morons and would either try to play with the skunk or attack it and would get sprayed


    he was correct all around

    dogs are idiots
     
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    LOVE Dr. Pol! I watch that show every weekend. :up:
     
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    I watch The Incredible Dr. Pol (he's veterinarian in Michigan) on NatGeo Wild. Every season he has at least one dog come into the clinic will a face full of porcupine quills.
     
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    some vet is making bank off of this. my buddy's retard pitbull has done this three times, buddy just cuts off the quills and yanks them with pliers.
     
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    Nice! Dumb dogs get what they deserve.
     
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    For those dogs taking a punishment like that and still being able to kill the porcupine is a testament to their violent nature. Never understand why anyone would own one, fucking ticking time bomb.
     
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    While backpacking, I can across a porcupine with a soup can on his head. I picked him up by the can and shook him until the can came off. The bastard just walked away. not even a thank you. Porcupines don't have good manors.
     
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    I lived in Washington years ago and a porcupine used to hang out around the yard. He was really friendly and we sometimes fed him carrots. Sounds like the stupid dogs got what they deserved.
     
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    Seen many in the woods. They are just kinda doing their own thing and don't bother anyone. Kind of friendly actually.
     
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    Did you see the episode where some guy brought in two dogs that tangled with a porcupine, had all the quills removed, and then came back again a few hours later on the same day with the same two dogs? :backlol2:
     
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    This is the kind of shit I bring up when people tell me dogs are smarter than cats.
     
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    cats are smart when it comes to self preservation. well, except when they try to keep warm near the radiator of my truck. the fan fucks 'em good
     
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    My lab used to do that shit. Was a pain in he ass to pull them out with pliers. He learned his lesson after 3 or 4 times.