Another trainwreck a happenin'! And, just in time, too! I squeezed the "Mickey" debacle for all its worth, and now its time for another juicy pit bull predicament!
Meet "Gus" a multiple time supermauler! Gus has his own facebook page, though not nearly as popular as our cherished "Saint Mick"!
From a lawsuit filed against Gus' Mommy and Cesar Milan, Here is the backstory on Gus.
From the link above: "She claims Gus had an "extensive history of vicious and unprovoked
attacks on individuals and animals," and that the dog was previously
impounded in Texas after attacking a trainer." Hmmm... sounds like a great family Pit Bull to me!
STRIKE ONE: "Feb. 7, 2013, Bitney says, Gus attacked trainer Amber Rickles ..... During a 20-minute attack, Bitney says, the dog bit Rickles on the right
arm, and then latched on to her left breast when she tried to put it in
"With the pit bull still attached to her left breast,
Ms. Rickles backed into a laundry room where the dog released his grip,
enabling Ms. Rickles to close the door," the complaint states. "The pit
bull then broke through the door and attacked Ms. Rickles a third time,
latching onto her left arm and breaking it in two places." Now, that is ONE game pitbull!!!
" Three men eventually pulled Gus off Rickles." That must've cause poor 'ol GUS some real FEELBAD!
THEN! "On Feb. 26, 2013, a Montgomery judge ordered the state to destroy the
dog. But the rescuer who brought the dog to Rickles' boarding and
training center, co-defendant Jennifer L. Romano, appealed the order,
Milan's Dog Psychology Center then agreed to take the pit bull and rehabilitate it, according to the 27-page lawsuit." Thank Dog for that!
STRIKE TWO: In April 2014 the pit bull [Gus] bit an Alaskan malamute on the neck, [Awww.... he was just PLAYIN'!] Bitney
says. Knowing that the dog was still a danger to the public, the center
released the dog on Sept. 17, 2014, according to the complaint. Hey, DOG aggression does NOT equal human aggression! A million pit bull rescue angels can't be wrong! Its not like Gus attacked a person, or anything.... derp!
STRIKE THREE: "Bitney says the dog [attacked] her at Vazzoler's home six days after Millan's center released it. Her
injuries allegedly included "disfiguring open wounds, deep muscle and
tendon lacerations and open comminuted fractures to the radius and ulna
of her left arm and permanent loss of feeling and function in her left
hand." Quite the party, Indeed!
Its my understanding that GUS finally received a well earned, and long overdue, DIRT NAP. This was AFTER his "rescue mommy" Jennifer Romano pulled out all the stops to save GUS AGAIN!