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Pit bulls have quickly transitioned from a dog breed with a bad rap to one of the most loving dog breeds. Love and protection go hand in hand when it comes to Pit bulls and their guard dog nature. In Georgia, two pit bulls fatally mauled a suspected home intruder and left the body on their owner’s front porch. At the time of the attack, the homeowner was not home and surely not expecting visitors.
According to investigators, Alex Binyam Abraha, 21, of Atlanta, was found early on September 24 by the homeowner in Coweta County, where authorities said evidence shows he was inside the residence at some point. The homeowner, who was not publicly identified, returned to his Newnan residence last Friday morning and made the grisly find on his porch.
An autopsy revealed Abraha, who had warrants for his arrest in Fulton County, had been fatally mauled by the dogs. Authorities believe he had broken into the home and encountered the animals, but an investigation is ongoing. At this time, the pit bulls have been turned over to animal control. No charges will be filed against the homeowner, although the fate of his canine companions is unclear.
Two Pit bulls mauled an intruder to death. This incident confirms what pit owners have long testified. This canine will protect its owner if they sense immediate danger. Pit bulls typically grow into loving, loyal, and attached dogs, which quickly become fond of their owners and are willing to protect them.
Dog trainer Robert Brandau says this breed is very protective of its owners and said it is rare for a pit bull to kill its owner. He added:
I know some really wonderful pit bulls and they are wonderful dogs that need to be handled and trained properly. They can become aggressive and if you have an aggressive incident with a pit bull, it can result in serious bodily injury.
Many attached dogs are willing to protect, but not all dogs are trained in a fashion that immediately indicates they will attack to protect. This breed has not always been loved. Fears originally stemmed from individuals who would raise these dogs in a non-loving home where abuse was common. Due to Pit bulls being raised to fight due to their strength and unique athletic abilities, they became violent.
Pit bulls are considered good guard dogs, but they are also soft-hearted and loving. They will certainly protect and make excellent guard dogs. However, their desire to protect and guard the home begins when they are puppies, while forming that unbreakable love and bond with their owner.
Two pit bulls recently attacked a suspected intruder. It is unclear why the victim was even at the home, but investigation confirms he was inside the home at some point before being mauled to death. The fate of the dogs is undecided at this time, but for now, the owner is grateful his dogs kept the home safe while he was away.
by Cherese Jackson (Virginia)
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