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Lost Pitbull in Brampton!!

bteves
January 10th, 2005, 01:49 PM
Light-Brown Pitbull Terrier missing since Wednesday Jan 5th @ 8:30p.m.
Last seen near McLaughlin/Elgin near the Youth Centre
His name is Dezmond. He is waring a metal choke-chain with ID tags
He has been hit by a minivan so he is hurt and needs food
If you see him please call the police and mention his location or call me Brian @ 905-781-2239

Click link below to see a picture of Dezmond:
http://ca.pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/bteves@rogers.com/detail?.dir=e606&.dnm=61a1.jpg&.src=ph
http://photos.yahoo.com/bteves@rogers.com

Lucky Rescue
January 10th, 2005, 04:58 PM
Did you see him get hit? How old is this dog?

Can there be two pit bulls who look the same and are named Dezmond in Brampton?

happycats
January 10th, 2005, 05:03 PM
Isn't this the same Dez as winnie-boo was looking after ??
Poor thing, hope he's OK. Check with the THS.

BMDLuver
January 10th, 2005, 05:29 PM
I read the post and thought the same thing... god, what has happened?

LL1
January 10th, 2005, 05:58 PM
Poor angel, if it is the same dog Whinnie posted Jan.7 he was placed,slowly transitioning-


Guys, Dez was never dumped, and he is only at my house when someone is home with him. His SA is severe, and we try at all costs to not leave him alone. His owner still has him at night, and if no one is home at my house, Dez is at his Dad's in his kennel. I DO NOT CRATE MY KIDS!!
But, now that DEZ has found his home, his owner will be helping make the transition slowly along side the new owner. Dez will be fine. His new owner lives & works on a farm, where provided Dez doesn't upset the horse too much, he can follow his new Daddy everywhere he goes, and play freely on over 100 acres of fenced land. YAY FOR DEZ!! I knew there was an ideal situation out there for my boy!!

Sneaky2006
January 10th, 2005, 06:00 PM
That post by WB was made on January 7th, this dog has been missing since Jan 5th........ :confused:

Lucky Rescue
January 10th, 2005, 06:15 PM
That post by WB was made on January 7th, this dog has been missing since Jan 5th

Please can someone clarify this - bteves or Whinnie-boo? IS it the same dog??

LL1
January 10th, 2005, 06:33 PM
Maybe just the same name?

CyberKitten
January 10th, 2005, 07:09 PM
Does the picture of the dog help? The Dez reported missing has a picture on Yahoo - and I am sooo confused. If Winnie was looking after it and you had him and now he is somewhere else, what is going on ? (Why is at so many different houses? Poor guy must be as confused as I am reading this, ;) ) Or, do you (L) have a pooch named Dez as well? ???? (Admittedly, I do not have time to read every thread on this site so I must be missing info - this is just seems kind of weird)

bteves
January 10th, 2005, 09:08 PM
I was surprised to see so many replies so soon. I have not read the other post by Whinnie-boots but here is the story... Dezmond was my dog and I needed to find him a new home. The new home I was hopefully gonna leave him to was where Winnie and boots lives. It is the same dog. He was at the new home when he escaped Wednesday night at 7:45 and then got hit by a van at McLaughlin/Elgin at 8:30. I hope I can find him to just know what happened. I would like to coordinate a search party for this saturday in the fields behind the Youth Centre if anyone is interested.

Copper'sMom
January 10th, 2005, 09:11 PM
Have you checked with the humane society? Call the police too!! Poor baby! Any witnesses?

Copper'sMom
January 10th, 2005, 09:13 PM
Who saw Dezzy get hit by the van??

Copper'sMom
January 10th, 2005, 09:22 PM
bteves,

This is one of the posts that whinnie-boo posted about your Dezmond! We thought he was on a farm!? What is going on???

whinnie-boo
Senior Member Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Brampton
Posts: 301

Guys, Dez was never dumped, and he is only at my house when someone is home with him. His SA is severe, and we try at all costs to not leave him alone. His owner still has him at night, and if no one is home at my house, Dez is at his Dad's in his kennel. I DO NOT CRATE MY KIDS!!
But, now that DEZ has found his home, his owner will be helping make the transition slowly along side the new owner. Dez will be fine. His new owner lives & works on a farm, where provided Dez doesn't upset the horse too much, he can follow his new Daddy everywhere he goes, and play freely on over 100 acres of fenced land. YAY FOR DEZ!! I knew there was an ideal situation out there for my boy!!

BMDLuver
January 10th, 2005, 09:29 PM
Hope you are able to find Dez! Poor guy must be very stressed..

bteves
January 10th, 2005, 09:41 PM
i didnt see the accident. A woman by the name of Karen saw the accident and said he was hit by a van going southbound on McLaughlin near Harold and Curtis. The driver of the van kept going and she stopped to see if Dez was alright. She followed him limping in behind the Youth Center where he disappeared into the dark and bushes. I dont know if Dezmond is alive or not or even where he may be. I have put posters up everywhere in the area (more than 30). I have searched for 4 days straight looking for him. Please if anyone has my dog I would like to know.

Copper'sMom
January 10th, 2005, 09:44 PM
My heart goes out to you tremedously :( . I'm sorry I don't live in the area otherwise I'd be helping you look. Have you called the humane society or police to see if they have had any reports or sightings of Dezmond??

happycats
January 10th, 2005, 09:47 PM
Have you checked the local vets or emergency clinics in the area? Someone may have found him injured and brought him there.

Lucky Rescue
January 10th, 2005, 09:55 PM
OMG - poor dog!! Have you tried the Humane societies and vets in the areas, including emergency vets?? Have you put up posters? You need to go to the HS and not just call, and need to put up posters there too. I hope you find him.:(

Please understand, we are very concerned and just trying to figure out how Dezmond ended up on the street in Brampton when he was on 100 acre farm.

Sneaky2006
January 10th, 2005, 10:32 PM
Is the new home you talk of WB's home? Or the farm... I thought the farm was fenced...

Spurby
January 10th, 2005, 11:49 PM
Any news?? This is heartbreaking for this poor dog :sad: Keep looking everywhere, calling every shelter in the area!!

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 07:09 AM
ive called the animal services in Brampton, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Halton Hills, Caledon, and Georgetown. Ive put up 30 or more posters in the area. Ive searched for him 4 full straight days. Ive called all the vets in my yellowpages. as far as I know there was know farm :confused: I left him at whinnie-boo's house which is in downtown Brampton and was supposed to pick him up 2 hours later (we were just trying it out with the ladies 2 other pitbull dogs). During the 2 hours there he escaped and then there was a report called to Northtown Vet (24 hour emergency) that a large brown dog was hit by a van. Animal services and police cruisers went to the scene but didnt find anything. I went 30 minutes after he was hit (that was as soon as I knew) and I found 3 dog tracks crossing a frozen creek, but that was it. This was Jan 5th.

BMDLuver
January 11th, 2005, 07:42 AM
that this has happened. I hope you find him soon. Must be terrible to know he is out there injured and you can't get to him to help him. My thoughts are with you and Dez.

Rainy
January 11th, 2005, 08:42 AM
From what I understand Dez went to Winnie's home on Jan 5th ....
Jan 7th she told us that Dez found his new home on a farm.....
Now we're being told that Jan 5th Dez escaped from Winnie's home and was
possibly hit by a car.......

Sneaky2006
January 11th, 2005, 08:45 AM
Ya! A lot of BS from someone....

Rainy
January 11th, 2005, 08:47 AM
So.....either someone was too embarrased to let us in on new developments...or......someones being led to believe.....hmmmmm

BMDLuver
January 11th, 2005, 08:49 AM
Don't take it on this thread though please as it's important if anyone has seen Dez that they not have to wade through the comments everyone wishes to make! Thanks.

happycats
January 11th, 2005, 08:49 AM
How horrible for Dez, Hope he gets found soon safe and sound!
I never thought when Winnie said Dez was rehomed......... :confused:
How very very sad :sad: .

raingirl
January 11th, 2005, 08:52 AM
bteves,

I live in Brampton. I will keep an eye out. Where was he hit by? Which park did he go into? You said it was near elgin and mclachlin. Did he go into Mcmurchy park?

chico2
January 11th, 2005, 08:52 AM
bteves...What a terribly sad story,you must be heartbroken..poor dog :sad: I cannot imagining anything worse than knowing he's out there somewhere wounded :sad: I am sorry,I do not mean to add to your sorrow...it's just so terrible.
I understood he had gone to a farm to live happily ever after :confused: what happened with the farm?
WhinnieBoo must be frantic too,maybe she can tell us more :confused:
Brampton is a very busy area,he's probably laying somewhere,hiding.... :sad:

raingirl
January 11th, 2005, 08:56 AM
And that area is full of parkland! all the parks in that area have creeks, and not all are frozen.

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 09:15 AM
OMG! I am going to cry. :sad: It's is absolutely horrible! I am in shock and feel so bad for this poor poor dog. I live in Brampton. I am out every night with my dog and will keep and eye out for Dez. Please, please, please keep us updated!!!

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 09:45 AM
I dont know where else to look. It has been 6 days. I am looking under tree and bush every morning for about an hour (I work from 10-6, and after work is already dark). I would like to coordinate a search party this Saturday to meet at the Youth Centre on McLaughlin/Elgin in the morning and then go looking in more bushes and shrubs for Dez (alive or not :( ). I would love to know what happened to my dog. :sad:

raingirl
January 11th, 2005, 09:46 AM
That is a great idea! Post the details and I'll see if I can make it.

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 09:48 AM
Dogs can go for miles and miles. He could be anywhere I think we need to concentrate your efforts in a larger area. Someone very well could have picked him up and he's in a vet's office on the mend! Please PM me if I can be of any assistance. I can call around, help with the search... Are you friends with Whinnie and Boo's owner??

Lucky Rescue
January 11th, 2005, 10:18 AM
It's wonderful of you guys to offer to help. I HOPE this poor baby is found soon!!

Please let us know. After hearing about him and seeing his pic this is very upsetting. :sad:

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 10:32 AM
I know that he may have walked for miles and miles, but he was hurt and the witness said he was limping away, but either way you're right he may be in an area where we are not looking. But if he is walking somewhere I think someone would have found him by now and reported it. I have to try and thoroughly search the fields behind the youth centre as best I can before I can move the search further west or south. (that is not to say I havent obviuosly gove by car searching further than the fields). If anyone lives in this area and wants to help Saturday morning around 10:00, please email me at bteves @ rogers.com (w/o spaces) and tell me your name and phone# and I will be in contact with you. Yes I am friends with the owner of whinnie and boots. I have known them for about a month and they were trying to be the new parents of Dezmond. It is not they're fault that he escaped. Dezmond had separation anxiety when he wasnt with me and when he got the chance to try to find me he took it. No one is to blame and everyone was doing their best for the love of one amazing dog. :sad:

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 10:35 AM
Have you contacted the Brampton Shelter? 905 458 5800. You have to tell them specifically everything that might of happened. They will not give out information freely about an animal. Please go visit them with a picture and tell them your story. Even if they don't have Dez, they can help!

Is he microchipped? Does he have tags on??

Rainy
January 11th, 2005, 10:39 AM
It is tuesday today.Why the wait till Saturday?Do you know how much ground a dog can cover in 11 days? Injured also:sad: saturday is a long way away :sad:

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 10:59 AM
I appreciate all your concern and ideas. I have done all the obvious things that I can do. Read the previous posts before you ask questions. I have called all the Animal shelters in Brampton, Mississauga, Georgetown, Halton Hills, Caledon, and Etobicoke. This is a huge area of land. He had his ID tags when he escaped; he is not microchipped.
I wish I could coordinate a search party sooner but I work during the week and I cannot afford to miss any more days of work. Plus I dont think I could conjure up much or a party on a weekday. If he is alive someone will see him. I am more interested in knowing what happened and have to still go to work so my search time is restricted. I will appreciate it if anyone would like to go on their own and search before Saturday. Please email me bteves @ rogers.com (w/o spaces) so I can tell you exactly where I havent already searched.

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 11:12 AM
yeah sorry, I was just thinking of options to help your dog. I guess I'll have to read a little better.

Have you called vet clinics? I didn't see that posted. He very well could have been dropped off by someone at a vet clinic because of his injuries.. he could still be there.... I could help call some if you like?


North Town Veterinary Hospital
905-451-2000
496 Main Street North,
Brampton, ON L6V 1P9

Fletcher's Creek Animal Hospital
905-495-6600
10 Earlsbridge Boulevard,
Brampton, ON L7A 3P1

Heart Lake Veterinary Hospital
905-840-9961
23 Conservation Drive,
Brampton, ON L6Z 4R3

Brookfield Veterinary Hospital
905-454-0765
545 Steeles Avenue West,
Brampton, ON L6Y 4E7

Snelgrove Veterinary Services
905-846-3316
11526 Hurontario Street,
Brampton, ON L7A 1E6

Springdale Animal Hospital
905-799-0901
10819 Bramalea Road,
Brampton, ON L6T 3S1

Bramalea Animal Hospital
905-792-2200
8460 Torbram Road,
Brampton, ON L6T 4M9

Brampton Veterinary Hospital
905-451-7741
265 Queen Street East,
Brampton, ON L6W 2C2


Halton Hills Veterinary Clinic
(905) 873-1855 2 Main St North
Georgetown, ON

B. Mill Creek Veterinary Clinic
(905) 826-1122 6400 Millcreek Dr
Mississauga, ON

C. Emergency Veterinary Clinic High...
(905) 495-9907 1 Wexford Rd
Brampton, ON

D. Peel Veterinary Clinic
(905) 799-3121 10078 Dixie
Brampton, ON

E. Eglinton-Hwy 10 Veterinary Clinic
(905) 890-7964 295 Eglinton Ave E
Mississauga, ON

F. Emergency Veterinary Clinic-Miss...
(905) 273-9335 3490 Mavis Rd
Mississauga, ON

G. Mississauga Veterinary Spay-Neut...
(905) 282-0002 5120 RR-4
Mississauga, ON

H. Acton Veterinary Clinic
(519) 853-1450 10 River St
Acton, ON

I. Renforth Veterinary Clinic
(416) 622-2003 Renforth & Eringate
Toronto, ON

J. Brookville Veterinary Clinic
(905) 854-2216 11280 Guelph Line
Campbellville, ON

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 11:32 AM
thanks for the listing. I have done that also. I went through all the vets in the yellowpages. I have also put up over 30 posters with a picture in that area and within a 10-15km radius. I am aware that he may be outside this area but he may also be inside it since it is a huge area and I have not looked under each tree and bush for his body yet. I am looking as hard and as often as I can and I am driving around further calling his name and whistleing but nothing has surfaced. Not one sign of anything. No dog prints by themselves, no calls from anyone, no barking back or crying, nothing. I can only conclude that he is stolen, dead, or in an area outside my search area that no one can see him.

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 11:40 AM
I am so sorry! Have you had some help with your search so far?? Maybe Whinnie's owner could go out with you and bring her dogs. They might recongize a scent of Dez better then a human?

CyberKitten
January 11th, 2005, 12:19 PM
PMG!! I am so sorry to hear about what happened to your dog. If I lived in clser proximity, I'd surely volunteer for the search party but it usually takes me 11 hours to drive to Toronto. (and I am not sure how far Brampton is from TO).

My heart goes out to you and I hope you find her!! It seems as though you have done as much as possible to find him. But, don't give up!! There may be someone out there who knows something.

Bugsy
January 11th, 2005, 01:16 PM
Why do I have a horrible feeling in the pit of my stomache. http://users.telenet.be/eforum/emoticons4u/mad/763.gif

I don't know what is going on here. Bsteves The only part of this puzzle I've put together so far is you advertised DEZ for 1$ (post+ links below)
So if I put 1+1 together I can only fathom that Winnie-Boo offered to help you? then what? Can you clarify this for us please.

http://www.hoobly.com/ads/10281/0/0/

http://www.hoobly.com/members/bteves/

Ad

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I need to find a caring a loving home for my 8 year old male pitbull. He is a great dog who loves people. He is great indoors, and loves to go for walks atleast twice a day. I am moving to a condo and will not be able to keep him. I am in the Mississauga/Brampton area. Please call (905) 781-2239 Posted On: 28-Nov-2004
Posted By: bteves
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Sammie... ditto http://users.pandora.be/eforum/emoticons4u/sad/310.gif

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 01:59 PM
Bet that's how you and Laura met up.... here's her ad... http://www.hoobly.com/members/laura4pits/

Dukieboy
January 11th, 2005, 02:03 PM
Why does bteves not know the name of Whinnie-Boo's dog?

"Yes I am friends with the owner of whinnie and boots. I have known them for about a month and they were trying to be the new parents of Dezmond. " - bteves

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 02:05 PM
That's not a mistype either, bteves did 2 times.

Dukieboy
January 11th, 2005, 02:10 PM
u r right :(

"I have not read the other post by Whinnie-boots but here is the story... Dezmond was my dog and I needed to find him a new home. " - bteves

Dukieboy
January 11th, 2005, 02:14 PM
All very wierd. I wouldn't leave my Boy with 2 other dogs without really knowing them. If I hadn't managed to get thier names down yet I don't think I would be leavin my dog with them.

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 02:53 PM
Im getting a little confused here. I am the owner and Dez is my dog. I needed to find him a new home and Whinnie-boo (laura) (the owner of 2 pitbulls Whinnie and boo-boo) (sorry if I didnt ask how to spell the dogs names before I dropped my dog off!!), wanted to take Dez in and try it for a couple of days with her dogs. Yes I did post on that hoobly site and Laura responded to me through that. I didnt know about this site until yesterday and posted the lost ad.This was the 2nd time we tried having the 3 dogs together but obviously the worst has happened. What else do you people think is going on?? I met Laura and she is a genuine animal lover. I do not believe she did anything to intentionally hurt my dog.

sammiec
January 11th, 2005, 02:56 PM
No one here thinks that she would ever intentionally hurt your dog!!! Please, don't think that.

We are confused and hoping for the best. I just pray that we can find Dez and get him the help he needs.

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 02:58 PM
great! So lets try to focus on finding Dezmond then! Please if anyone can help thats what Im looking for.

Sneaky2006
January 11th, 2005, 03:36 PM
Regardless of who said what and what has actually happened, I really do hope you find him, alive and well. Good luck to you.

raingirl
January 11th, 2005, 03:41 PM
Hrmm...

I don't mean to be mean, and it is not my intention, but I think I speak for a lot of people here and we need some info. If you could provide your side of the story about what happened, it would make a lot of us feel better.

from reading posts that the owner of whinnie and booboo posted (laura is her name right?), she said Dez found a new home on a farm on Jan. 7th, 2005. However, I don't see how that's possible if he got loose and hit by a car on the 5th.

Did Laura lose your dog? Was it at her house when it got loose and got hit?

Apparently laura is not coming back here to explain so any info you have would be appreciated.

I live in Brampton (downtown) so I will keep an eye out, but I am at work from dawn till dusk, and I know it's hard to search in the dark.

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 03:59 PM
Raingirl... I dont know how many times I have tried to explain the story...not that it matters to the fact that Dezmond needs to be found!! I met Laura (owner of whinnie and boo-boo or boots or whatever way you want to say the name) from an ad I posted on Hoobly, trying to find a new home for Dezmond. I dont know what past things were happening with Whinnie-boo before I met her.
Ive met her in person many times now and she is a genuine animal lover.
She said the thing about the farm and Dez because all of you were all over her back and since none of you were helping with the situation, she decided to make up an answer that would shut everyone up.
Dezmond escaped from Laura's house on Wed Jan 5th and was hit by a van at 8:30pm. We have no other information on him at all after that point.
Whinnie-boo has informed me she will not be returning to this site. She was trying to help me by telling you all about Dezmond and if you knew anyone who could give him a loving home. She shouldnt need to explain anything else. I wasnt aware of her posts or even this website until yesterday when I did a search for "lost dogs brampton".
I am coordinating a search party for Dezmond on saturday morning at 10:00 to see if we can find his body in the fields behind the youth centre. Maybe you (Raingirl) would like to help us out since you're so close to us?? I would appreciate it alot. Please email me at bteves @ rogers.com (w/o spaces) and provide ur name and phone# and I will contact u with more details. Laura will be helping me as she has helped me look for Dez since he went missing... :sad:

raingirl
January 11th, 2005, 04:10 PM
Thanks for the clarification bteves. Now it all makes sense.

I would have offered to take dez, but I work almost 10 hours, so with the SA, it wouldn't have worked. I don't understand why dez wasn't allowed in a condo though. Oh well. i think her posting it was enough, but older dogs are harder to rehome. It's all in the past now, nothing we can do.

I don't know if I will be able to help saturday, but I will check.

chico2
January 11th, 2005, 04:10 PM
Bteves..I am really sorry Laura felt the need to make up a story,I never doubted her love of animals and am sure she had very good intentions,but it is certainly not easy to find a new home for a Pit-Bull,much less one 8 yrs old.
Like you say now,the main focus should be on poor Dez,I cannot imagine how he feels right now,hungry and wounded.
It is very important HS knows he is not an abandonned dog,because we all unfortunately know what they would do to a wounded Pit-Bull.
You said you are looking for his body,I hope that is not the case,but it's been a long time....it brings me to tears,just thinking about him :sad:
I sooo hope you find him,one way or the other,but I hope beyond hope,he's still alive. :love:

chico2
January 11th, 2005, 04:42 PM
Well,now that's it...the dam really burst :sad: that $1 ad did it.
I think this is the saddest story I've ever read in this Forum...

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 04:46 PM
chico2...I appreciate your words and goodwill. I noticed you live in Oakville which is only 20-30 minutes away from where he was hit. Would you like to come out this saturday morning and help find him? The more people I get the better and it would really mean a lot to me. Email me at bteves @ rogers.com (w/o spaces) and give me your phone# and name and I will contact you with more details. I would love to see Dez alive again but I have had no signs of anything since he went missing last wednesday. I believe I have done all I can do and I am hoping that someone sees him and calls me or the police. So in the meantime I have to also face the possibility that he might have passed and if he has I want to find his body. Right now I have no other options I can think of. If he is still alive out there somewhere all I can do is pray someone sees him, because I have looked in my area everyday in an approximately 10-20km radius. Thank-you.

Dragonfly
January 11th, 2005, 04:51 PM
This thread started out as a dog owner's plea to help find a lost dog. At this point, the only thing that matters is that the dog is hurt and missing. Since the OP is trying to put together a search for Saturday, I will leave this thread open. Provided it doesn't get off track again.

CyberKitten
January 11th, 2005, 05:25 PM
Chico, What is the $1 ad? I am very sorry about your dog bt but why on earth would anyone make up a story? That makes no sense at all, I'm sorry! Now, I cannot claim to having read all the posts (I am still in osme shock seing her charge $250 for puppies from a dog she claims to have rescued). Whatever she says now would not convince me. Speaking for myself, we put our heart and soul into what we say and I can't believe Winnie-Boo-Laura whoever she is lied about this. Either she needs psychological help or she is spinning us a story and she really is a back yard breeder. (Undoutdely she IS a back yard breeder anyway and covering anything up always makes it worse).

Meanwhile, the poor vulnerable and probably injured dog who you say is yours is lost and valuable time has been missed that could have been used (time she was on here arguing about why it was funny to be called a back yard breeder) helping to find him has been missed.

In my opinion, no one who loves animals would do that to any being! (And I frankly do not care if anyone jumps on me for saying that - I find it extremely chilling, cold and calculating - that she could do this. I like to look for the best in people and was giving her the benefit of the doubt. Now I am just deeply saddened to have been used - used becuse I thought she genuinely helped the dog. Anytime someone lies to you, they break faith with you. I sit on our hospital ethics committee so I have evaluated some very complex situations. I know people can do strange things online but to take advantage of people on an animal web site who love and want to help animals and their humans is just beyond belief!

Good luck in finding your dog - of it your dog. I do not know what to believe any more. For all i know, you could be Winnie seeking more attention and sympathy. I DO believe something bad happened to the dog though and that's where I hope someone will find him.

OwndbyaSibe
January 11th, 2005, 05:26 PM
to help, would be there if I could. My prayers are with Dez....

Copper'sMom
January 11th, 2005, 07:33 PM
bteves,

Maybe you could put posters up in every vet clinic surrounding the area with a picture of Dez as "Lost or Stolen". You must not rule out the possibility that he could have been taken in by someone(good or bad person) and HOPEFULLY that someone would get him medical attention.

I'm so sorry for your situation. I couldn't imagine being in your shoes at this time. :grouphug:

Lucky Rescue
January 11th, 2005, 08:08 PM
I wish I were in ON, I would certainly help you try and find this poor dog.

IF you find him, I just have to beg you - PLEASE PLEASE do not offer him for 1$:( Is 8 years of love and loyalty not worth more than that?

Do you know what happens to pit bulls being given away for free?

I am not trying to beat up on you, but my concern is for this dog and if he's still alive, I would hate to see him end his days being torn to pieces in a pit. :sad:

bteves
January 11th, 2005, 08:33 PM
:( I pray that is not the case. I was trying to find him a good home to stay the rest of his life with and thats it. In a way I hope he has passed so that he is not subject to all these terrible and cruel possibilities. To me if he is not suffering anymore than that is the best thing. I just hope that. :(

chico2
January 13th, 2005, 09:15 AM
Any news on poor Dez??? I suppose we'll never know :sad:

bteves
January 13th, 2005, 09:17 AM
nothing...still coordinating the searach party for saturday morning though. We're up to 14 people.

Rainy
January 13th, 2005, 09:26 AM
I wish you all the best and wish I could help :sorry:

mastifflover
January 13th, 2005, 09:32 AM
I am probably going to get jumped on here but from your ad offering your dog for a $1.00 because after 8 years of being your loyal pet you decide to just give him up to move in with your girlfriend. I heard all of this prior to Dez running out the front door at Whinnies. Do you not realize how hard this was going to be on your dog. Whinnie felt so bad for him because when he was at her house he literally sat at her front door for almost an entire evening scratching at the door and whining for you. She tried to calm him and give him loving and all he wanted was you. When her BF came in Dez bolted out the door before they could do anything and started running for home. She called you I know all this, she told you how hard this was on him and she would keep him rather than have you dump him at the pound which you had mentioned. So I do feel very bad for Dez and I hope he is found and okay. But you are trying to sound like the caring owner and I don't buy it. I hope if you are still planning on giving him up maybe this will make you think twice about it. Do you think he would abandon you just like that, I don't think so he would die for his owner as any of our pets would do they love us unconditionally if only humans were so selfless. I have heard other things that I will not post unless I find proof of them but they dont make you look like a very good owner.

bteves
January 13th, 2005, 10:14 AM
Mastiff...maybe you are right. This was my first dog and I loved him very much and took great care of him and brought a breed which most people think is extremely dangerous and turned him into a loving animal that everyone likes. He was my best friend and I was his. I dont care what you say; you dont know me or Dez. I had no choice but to give him up. I tried a lot of options. I probably should have taken him to the pound or to the vet to have him put down. But I thought that maybe I would try to find him a loving home. I didnt know this was going to happen, nobody did. I thought it would be great to give him another 4 years in a loving home with friends and companions. I realize now that it was a mistake, but it was not my intention and I was trying my best and always thinking of him. This is the most terrible thing that has ever happened to me and I will probably never know what happened to him. :sad: :sorry: Dezmond

happycats
January 13th, 2005, 10:23 AM
I am sorry for your loss bteves, and I do hope and pray that Dez is found safe and sound, because you are right about one thing, Dez does deserve a warm loving home. I hope that since this has happened you have a new found appreciation for Dez, and if he is found you will give him a chance to live out the rest of his years with you, the only Daddy he knows, and loves more then anything in this world.
I sit with Misty eyes typing this, because Dez deserves better, poor poor helpless Dez.

mastifflover
January 13th, 2005, 10:30 AM
Mastiff...maybe you are right. This was my first dog and I loved him very much and took great care of him and brought a breed which most people think is extremely dangerous and turned him into a loving animal that everyone likes. He was my best friend and I was his. I dont care what you say; you dont know me or Dez. I had no choice but to give him up. I tried a lot of options. I probably should have taken him to the pound or to the vet to have him put down. But I thought that maybe I would try to find him a loving home. I didnt know this was going to happen, nobody did. I thought it would be great to give him another 4 years in a loving home with friends and companions. I realize now that it was a mistake, but it was not my intention and I was trying my best and always thinking of him. This is the most terrible thing that has ever happened to me and I will probably never know what happened to him. :sad: :sorry: Dezmond

You love this dog so much you considered putting him down or taking him to the pound. I hope you dont love anybody esle this much.

bteves
January 13th, 2005, 10:32 AM
mastiff...ur a dick...if u have nothing positive to say then shut the hell up!! Ur starting to piss me off. You tell me what I was supposed to do oh wise one!!