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Pit-Bull saves owner's life

Discussion in 'Pit Bull News' started by Marty, May 20, 2008.

  1. Marty

    Marty Banned

    Buffalo,NY, -- Diana Walbert considers herself lucky today.

    Police say Diana's boyfriend, Nicholas Clark started assaulting her around 8 p.m. yesterday. Allegedly punching her several times and threatened her with a large samurai sword. That's when Lily, Diana's 3-year-old Pit-Bull came to the rescue.

    "As soon as (Mr. Clark) made contact with me, she jumped and grabbed him in the back of the calf and then bit him in his arm a couple times," said Walbert. "No matter what, i'll be there for Lily and she'll be there for me."

    Neighbors consider Lily a hero and Diana a lucky woman.

    "Good thing she had that dog to save her life or she would have been dead," said neighbor Patricia Carlson. "She's very lucky."

    "In this case the owner of the dog was protected by the dog," said Capt Barry Swanson of the Jamestown Police Department. "In this particular case, it was a lady's best friend, it did protect her, and probably stopped a further assault from taking place."

    Clark was charged with Assault in the third degree, Menacing in the second degree, and Criminal Possession of a weapon in the third degree.

  2. LuvinBullies

    LuvinBullies CH Dog

    What a great story! It's always nice when someone in the media takes the time to write a story which goes against the grain of the sensationalized hype.
  3. pitbull9704

    pitbull9704 Big Dog

    Great post marty, it's always sweeeet to see our dogs in the lime-light.
  4. AKPit

    AKPit Big Dog

    Jamestown is right in my back yard LOL I dont read the jt/buffalo newspaper tho.....

    Its a good thing her pitty was there to stand up for her. As sweet and docile as my dogs are with everyone I would hope the'd do the same thing in that situation......
    The dog should get a medal, its nice they actually recongized its loyalty. :)

    The guy should be stoned to death, the abusive ass wipe.....I wonder why they didnt charge him w/ attempted murder.....:mad:
  5. Big Game

    Big Game CH Dog

    Awsome. I love to read this kind of story on our breed. Better yet , Love to know John Q. Public eyes could run accross this. Apbt needs more positive press.

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