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Old September 9, 2009, 11:43 AM   #26
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I think I agree with daugherty16; rare is not necessarily rare enough.

About 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year.
• Almost one in five of those who are bitten :a total of 885,000: require medical attention for dog bite-related injuries.
• In 2006, more than 31,000 people underwent reconstructive surgery as a result of being bitten by dogs.

(and so far in 2009, there have been 21 reported deaths)

About 7 to 1 odds aren't as good as I'd like.

And that's just for one year. The exposure/risk is additive.

Best be prepared.
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Old September 9, 2009, 12:24 PM   #27
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The only time I've had to shoot in self defense was against a pack of feral dogs.
Myself as well. And in the end we found out that one of the dogs was rabid so I still give a lot of thanks about that incident.

I thank God for the courage I found at the time.
I thank my Dad for teaching me to shoot.
I thank Remington for reliable equipment!
"The dogs may bark but the caravan moves on"
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Old September 12, 2009, 02:42 PM   #28
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Just walking out of your door and locking it behind you is the justification for carrying ..........
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