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March 3, 2011 4:22 AM   Subscribe

Pitbull vs Horse SFW SLYT
posted by lobstah (21 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
Where's the [NSFW] link?
posted by Fizz at 4:23 AM on March 3, 2011


A very cute puppy and a very patient horse.
posted by GeckoDundee at 4:30 AM on March 3, 2011


The video was very cute but the music was incredibly irritating.
posted by TooFewShoes at 5:00 AM on March 3, 2011 [2 favorites]


All well and good, but are you ready for Pitbull on Cat action? Or is it Cat on Pitbull? Prepare to be SHOCKED... by wuvvvvvvv.
posted by hangashore at 5:05 AM on March 3, 2011 [5 favorites]


Ha. Love to see things like this. Pitties are terribly maligned, yet incredibly loving, intelligent and fun animals when brought into the proper caring home.
posted by tgrundke at 5:13 AM on March 3, 2011 [3 favorites]


Properly socialized APBTs really are the most physically affectionate breed... they just can't get close enough. I always thought when I moved to the country I'd get a Husky or a Samoyed but after living with a pit the last 4 years I'm not sure I can go back. They're so snuggly.
posted by nathancaswell at 5:22 AM on March 3, 2011 [4 favorites]


This is, indeed, the best of the web.
I have currently stopped searching the web as I have reached the apex.
posted by efalk at 5:22 AM on March 3, 2011


Pitbull vs Horse

Everybody wins.
posted by Gator at 5:25 AM on March 3, 2011


Oh, Pharfignewton, Pharfignewton! Wherefore art thou, Pharfignewton?
posted by Wolfdog at 6:30 AM on March 3, 2011


Cute, but thank God for the mute button.
posted by bwg at 7:51 AM on March 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


I just know that I'm going to end up dead because of a pitbull.

Because whenever I see one I invariably embarrass myself by going "Squee!" and rushing over to grab me some giant jowly cheeks and headbutt them while going "Who's a good doggy? you are sweetie! Yes you are..."

And when the person on the other end of the leash is trying to look tough by walking around with a pitbull, having it undermined by some idiot who's got your dog drooling and rolling around on its back to get its belly scritched, it seems like the kind of thing that is going to eventually get me shot.
posted by quin at 8:28 AM on March 3, 2011 [10 favorites]


YOU'RE A PUPPY!!!
posted by Evilspork at 9:30 AM on March 3, 2011


Pitties are terribly maligned, yet incredibly loving, intelligent and fun animals when brought into the proper caring home.

They're maligned because they are literally about a THOUSAND TIMES more likely to attack you than most any other breed. Deaths caused by pitbulls are about as many as deaths caused by every single other breed combined, aside from Rotties. They are bred to be attack dogs. They have been, for ages and generations, bred to reinforce certain physical and behavioral traits that facilitate physical combat and aggressiveness. All the 'golly it's not the dog it's the owner' talk is utter crap. Terrible dog owners own all sorts of breeds, and the stats show that the terrible owners of a golden retriever don't have the same issue on their hands as ANY owner of a pitbull, rottweiler, etc.

There are plenty of loveable dogs of all kinds, and your pit may be in the mood to be nice most of the time. But you only need one mood swing to have an absolute wreck on your hands, or possibly a wreck made OF your hands. And pure pitts are designed to have murderous mood swings.
posted by FatherDagon at 9:40 AM on March 3, 2011


They're maligned because they are literally about a THOUSAND TIMES more likely to attack you than most any other breed.

This is simply not true. The reason they are vastly over-reported in dog attacks is misidentification. Someone gets bit by a big blocky dog? Pitbull attack.

They are bred to be attack dogs.

They are bred to be fighting dogs which is a long, long way off from being an attack dog. In fact, because of the nature of the kinds of fighting that pitbulls were supposed to engage in, they were specifically bred to not be human aggressive. Which is to say, a human should be able to walk into a pit with two fighting dogs and be able to separate them without worrying about being attacked.

"According to the UKC, "aggressive behavior toward humans is uncharacteristic of the breed and highly undesirable"

And pure pitts are designed to have murderous mood swings.

Again, they really aren't. They are designed to be patient and tenacious, when you see an aggressive pitbull with a short fuse, what you are seeing is a dog that has been fucked up by poor training that goes against its in bred instincts.

The media has completely vilified these poor animals.
posted by quin at 10:04 AM on March 3, 2011 [9 favorites]


he only problem with this statement is that your talking about sound, well bred APBT, not street bred pitts that are poorly and overbred for all the wrong reasons. I would say the same thing about labs, their overbreeding by backyard breeders have led them to be unhealthy cancer prone dogs, or many over bred/ inbred spaniels and their tendancies to have rage syndrom. It's more so about the breeding then the breed. generally, pit bulls bred for fighting are bred without any thought put into being patient and non human agressive, just to be strong and agressive. With that being said, there are plenty of good pitbulls out there, but I do believe that bad breeding can play a role as well.
posted by brinkzilla at 10:53 AM on March 3, 2011


This is adorable. These guys are definitely exploring friendship.

That's a curious and interested, rather happy horse (not just a patient horse). I suspect it might be kind of a young horse, too, as one thing it does is very typical of playful young horses--the point where it sort of flaps its lips at the dog then pulls quickly away is an adolescent horse game. Of course, usually the horses playing that game generally bite each others' faces, so it's nice this horse has figured out he needs to be more gentle with the puppy.

One of my horses would dearly love to have a pet, and would act just like that horse does if she encountered a happy puppy. As it is, the best she can do is try to reach my dogs across the fence.
posted by galadriel at 11:17 AM on March 3, 2011


The height of that fence suggests they might be having clandestine rendezvous.
posted by carping demon at 1:58 PM on March 3, 2011


There are plenty of loveable dogs of all kinds, and your pit may be in the mood to be nice most of the time. But you only need one mood swing to have an absolute wreck on your hands, or possibly a wreck made OF your hands. And pure pitts are designed to have murderous mood swings.

And that, in a nutshell, is why I divorced my former spouse.

I like dogs, though.
posted by leftcoastbob at 2:49 PM on March 3, 2011


Adult pit and horse make out session (seriously it's sweet, but be warned lots of tongue).

Horses are awesome too by the way. Such affectionate creatures. Full of patience for all of us.
posted by dog food sugar at 5:28 PM on March 3, 2011


Hey, this is one of my LJ friends! Herbie is a girl and such a sweetie.
posted by Calzephyr at 6:59 PM on March 3, 2011 [2 favorites]


As long as we're talking about dog on horse crimes, here's a truly awful one; a dog stealing a horse.

note: could also be titled; "best tug-of-war opponent ever!"
posted by quin at 8:03 PM on March 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


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