Don't get to confident with dogs
My cousin has a dog named Thoss. He is very cute when he was a puppy and always wanted you to rub his head. Time comes, Thoss grows and change a lot. Long jaws, tall legs, large paws and a little wild attitude, thats why my cousin decided to tie him up at their balcony. But Thoss knows his friends, especially me and my aunt, because we're neighbors, who frequently visits their house.
Everytime we visit, Thoss always barked us but when he identify us clearly his tail starts to wag. For me, wagging tail means a certain dog likes you, but it change now.
One day, it was summer, hot and blackout, so we decided to stay at my cousin's balcony to have chitchats while waiting for the power to come back and to get fresh air because they have lots of trees in their frontyard. My aunt is also there rubbing Thoss's head while having chat with my cousin's parents. But suddenly Thoss gets wild, barking so loud, then we all get shocked when we saw Thoss attacking my aunt, he bite firmly the hands of my aunt. We all get rattled, I get their broomstick and beat Thoss many times then he let go and whimpers. We rushed to the nearest health center because we dont have hospital in our town. The right hand of my aunt was sutured, stitched 3 or 4 times. Injected with anti-rabies.
It was so alarming that a dog that you thought to be one of your bestfriend turns into BEASTfriend in a sudden. We are convinced that Thoss's cause of attack were the stray dogs he saw outside. And it was very hot. 6 months after the incident Thoss died of sickness. He was so thin, because he don't want to eat nor drink for the past few weeks. But my aunt was healthy and okay.
Bottom-line is don't get too confident that you feel so close with a dog that it will never hurt you one day. But it all depends. Just always be careful. :)
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