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Old 01 November 2018, 05:36 PM
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Dog Hunter says his dog shot him in the back, broke his ribs

A New Mexico man is recovering after he says his dog Charlie shot him. Yes, he said his 120-pound Rottweiler mix shot him in the back.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dog-sho...ll-a-good-dog/
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Old 01 November 2018, 05:41 PM
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Rottweiler mix? He looks more like a labrador to me...
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Old 01 November 2018, 05:44 PM
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Too big for a lab. Was a big story in the local newspaper here since it happened just west of me.
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Old 01 November 2018, 05:47 PM
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He doesn't look very Rottweiler to me, but my beagle mix didn't look like a beagle, either. I would have guessed Great Dane, but what do I know?
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Old 01 November 2018, 05:57 PM
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Too big for a lab.
Still a "mix", but I question whether rottweiler is the major part of the mix or whether he just thinks "rottweiler mix" sounds better than "labrador mix"...! He does look a bit great dane-like, too.

(I never know whether to capitalise dog breeds or not. I would assume not, but some of them, especially Great Dane, just look wrong without capitals... Maybe only if they're named after places with proper names? Which appears to be Lainie's logic in capitalising Rottweiler and Great Dane but not beagle...)
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Old 01 November 2018, 05:58 PM
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Another reason why you shouldn't store your guns with a round in the chamber.

So if Charlie is a good dog with a gun shouldn't he have stopped the shooting?
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Old 02 November 2018, 02:25 AM
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Make that transport and I will more than fully agree with you. I have 2 friends/acquaintances who were both involved in this type of shootings. One involved the death of a woman. My friend was not indited or blamed in any way because all he did was tell the woman to not move the rifle in the manner she was doing because she was pointing it at herself and the rifle could be loaded. It was and it went off.

In the other my friend lost a hand because he did not clear his shotgun before putting it in the car.
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Old 02 November 2018, 01:07 PM
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Another reason why you shouldn't store your guns with a round in the chamber.

So if Charlie is a good dog with a gun shouldn't he have stopped the shooting?
A good dog with a gun can only stop a bad dog with a gun...
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Old 02 November 2018, 01:39 PM
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Rottweiler mix? He looks more like a labrador to me...
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Too big for a lab. Was a big story in the local newspaper here since it happened just west of me.
I couldn't get a good look at the dog. My computer kept telling me it was an unreliable site was slow to load and then I couldn't scroll etc. etc. But...

Our last lab, Gemma was noticeably bigger then any other lab we have owned, I would guess nearly twice the size of Molly my cousin's last lab.

Down the road from us was Mum's friend and her dog, a lab ridgeback cross. Munchy looked like a lab with a ridge. A big lab with a ridge. Not hugely but noticeably bigger then Gemma.

As for the shooting...well labs are gun dogs .
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Old 02 November 2018, 02:28 PM
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IDown the road from us was Mum's friend and her dog, a lab ridgeback cross. Munchy looked like a lab with a ridge. A big lab with a ridge. Not hugely but noticeably bigger then Gemma.
Ok I have just remembered. Mum and Dad house and pet sit. Recently they pet sat a lab/ridgeback cross (and a German shepherd). I went to visit them and was expecting a dog like Munchy. No this dog liked like a Ridgeback. Well I am not sure I have ever seen a pure ridgeback but I am guessing that was what he looked like. And he was huge.
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Old 02 November 2018, 03:20 PM
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In the other my friend lost a hand because he did not clear his shotgun before putting it in the car.
I have a friend who has suffered minor shooting injuries while cleaning his guns three times. This is the only area in which he has exhibited stupidity, that I know of.

When I was in jr. high and high school, I used to clean the barrel of my father's shotgun after he'd been hunting. First thing I did was take it apart, so that even if something bizarre happened, all I was handling was the barrel, and any shells that might be left inside would either be in another part of the gun, or would fall out when I cleaned the barrel.

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Old 02 November 2018, 05:23 PM
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All these stories about people being shot by dogs are just one more reason why cats are better than dogs.
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Old 02 November 2018, 06:39 PM
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Naw, it's just that if a cat is going to shoot you, it makes sure you're not alive to tell the tale.

ETA: Kidding aside, here's one case of a non-fatal cat-involved accidental shooting: https://www.foxnews.com/story/cat-sh...th-9mm-handgun
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Old 02 November 2018, 07:01 PM
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All these stories about people being shot by dogs are just one more reason why cats are better than dogs.
cats don't need guns to dispose of meddling humans...

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Old 02 November 2018, 07:05 PM
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I have a friend who has suffered minor shooting injuries while cleaning his guns three times. This is the only area in which he has exhibited stupidity, that I know of.
Are we thinking of the same friend? Ex-military, into black powder re-enactments? Because if so, one of the times his gun discharged while he was cleaning it, the bullet went into the mattress where his wife had been sleeping just a short time before. She did forgive him, I believe, as they are still together.
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Old 02 November 2018, 07:33 PM
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Yes, we are thinking of the same friend, Tootsie.

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Old 02 November 2018, 07:46 PM
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You'd think after the second time...
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At least he's not a quitter. Maybe he should be, but he is not.
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Old 02 November 2018, 10:17 PM
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I'm seeing two different dogs in the video - one is definitely yellow lab mix; the other could be a Rott (has face of a Rott). Different dogs - different coloration in the muzzle. From the article from the local station,
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Mark says it's normal for his dad to take his three dogs, Charlie, Cowboy, and Scooby,...
Scooby Doo was a Great Dane. If he was named after the cartoon, maybe Lainie saw a picture of him!
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