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Old 12-26-06, 01:55 AM
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Darn pitbull...

... found his x-mas presents early! I didn't know where my wife hid his stocking stuffers when I noticed him sniffing around the cabinet, and being a smart dog, figuring out how to open the cabinet. I grabbed the camera just in time to catch him in the act (so excuse the poor focus). He must know the smell of dog toy rubber or the general smell of something coming from the pet store.





Bonus pictures of him and me on Halloween (I'm the Phantom of the Opera, he's an LA Dodger)

and him after I've tucked him in for the night.
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Old 12-26-06, 12:09 PM
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What, 30 views and no "awwwwe"s? I just figured with all the people having trouble with dogs recently I'd post a few cute pictures of one that has never attacked a cyclist... well, except me while wrestling at home!
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Old 12-26-06, 12:22 PM
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Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww. How cute.
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That is awesome!!
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What a smartie. I like his natural ears!!!
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What do ya know, my wife was browsing through some breed books and discovered that he's not a pitbull (at least not mostly). Turns out he's the spitting image of a Rhodesian Ridgeback except he doesn't have hair where the "ridge" should be because of his back being set on fire (we got him at a rescue shelter). We always knew he was a mutt and assumed he had pit and lab in him, but the pics in the books have his snout, ears, stature, chest marking, and even personality traits!

Oh yeah, apparently that breed was formerly used to hunt lions!!!
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Nice!
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It does look like a Rhodesian Ridgeback. I want to get one when i finally get my own place.
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Thank you for not clipping the ears or docking the tail. Pits are great dogs if treated well and from good breeding. I've known good kind and bad kind.

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My wife got him from a rescue shelter when he was about 4 months old, but we are glad they didn't bob the tail. As far as I remember, the only reason they started doing this to pits was for fighting, and also to herding dogs so the cattle wouldn't step on their tales. My parents have Kelpies that were originally raised for herding, and I have top say it is kind cute to see them wag their little nubs, but sad to know someone lopped them off when they were young. Great cattle dogs, though, always nipping at my heels if I try to ride my bike away from the house
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Smart Dog - A little large for my taste...
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Originally Posted by urbanknight
... found his x-mas presents early! I didn't know where my wife hid his stocking stuffers when I noticed him sniffing around the cabinet, and being a smart dog, figuring out how to open the cabinet. I grabbed the camera just in time to catch him in the act (so excuse the poor focus). He must know the smell of dog toy rubber or the general smell of something coming from the pet store.





Bonus pictures of him and me on Halloween (I'm the Phantom of the Opera, he's an LA Dodger)

and him after I've tucked him in for the night.
Cool looking dog .
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