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Dogs are common sights in the cabs of pickup trucks. Sometimes you'll see one riding back in the bed. But underhood? Not so common, but that's exactly what Walter Witthoef found in the engine bay of his F-150. There, head poking up behind the motor, was a growling but otherwise healthy pit bull. Somehow, the dog wound up stuck inside the engine compartment, where it whiled away the time by using the fuel lines, distributor wires, some hoses, and pretty much everything else within reach as chew toys. After her discovery, Animal Services arrived on scene and freed the pooch, who was reunited with her people the next day. Hopefully they'll be willing to pick up the $1,000 tab for the additional damage she allegedly caused to Mr. Witthoef's ride. Bad dog! No biscuits! Thanks for the tip, Ben.
[Sources: KPIX TV, PickupTrucks.com]


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      mland83827
      • 7 Years Ago
      I can't help but question the mental stability of pit owners.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Dogs is stupid!
        • 7 Years Ago
        funny i was thinking the same thing about you... I'm pretty sure "dogs is stupid" is a pretty stupid statement.
      • 7 Years Ago
      You should hear the growl of my V8.
      • 7 Years Ago
      j/k actually my dog prefers trying to play with ducks, and they tease him, dam quackers
      • 7 Years Ago
      People that say, "dogs is stupid" is stupid. Giggle.
        • 7 Years Ago
        It was intentional, bozo.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Den @ May 11th 2008 11:41AM
      I KINDA SUSPICIOUS TOO I HOPE TY INVESTIGATE THE CASE
      • 7 Years Ago
      Is it just me or is the look on the dogs face something along the lines of

      "Pass me the 17mm open will ya"

      Reminds me of when the neighbours cat got caught between the block and headers of his old 351 Falcon.

      There's nothing quite like the sound of a cat caught between a hot manifold and block.
      tippyana
      • 6 Years Ago
      this is my dog so every one that is talkin mess really needs to stop .Because that dog is loved very much we are paying off the bill and we still have her if we didnt love her we wouldnt of picked her up or paid of that bill so really shut up
      ml06911
      • 7 Years Ago
      I would have shot it on site
      • 7 Years Ago
      Its a prototype for new fuel options .
      Bill
      • 7 Years Ago
      I believe Turbo would be a good name for this dog.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Chewing those wires and hoses is what probably saved her life! The truck didnt work and thats why the dude looked under the hood... Smart dog.. Cute too :)
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