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My dads dog was attacked by a black bear today

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Dog weighs 75lbs. Vet estimated, by the size of the canine bites to lip (4-5 inches) , that the bear was between 350-450 lbs.

Man what a mess but dog is ok now. She won't be winning any beauty pageants anytime soon.

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Dang, man. I am glad that your dog is okay. Where are you located?

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That's incredible, good to see the dog is doing well. Incredible
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Man thats crazy! Did you see it happen?


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No, she followed Me as o was checking Trap lines and find a deer carcass that she liked......evidently the bear liked it too.

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Damn jerry that sucks! Glad its gonna make it
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Wow. Close call!

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That is horrible man but glad she is going to be ok. My dog weighs almost twice as much as her and he would not stand a chance against any bear either...not sure any dog would.


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Damn That sucks.

Did they just sew the two edges where the chunk is missing together?

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Wow, glad she is doing ok. Hope for a quick recovery

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Slim, i don't even know how to explain it. She was bit from her throat to her lip with 1 bite. They sewed her lip up the best they could and we will how for the best

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man, that must have been a narrow escape...

good to see she will be okay, if that dog could talk she would have a great story to tell...

good luck with the recovery and pet her for me, what a brave dog..!!

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glad your girl is on the mend. we have bear that size around here but thankfully my boy hasn't tangled with them yet.

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