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Hunter is shot by his own dog

Posted on Wednesday, 19 September, 2012 | Comment icon 50 comments | News tip by: BrianPotter


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55-year-old Rene got more than he bargained for while out on a hunting trip with his three dogs.

Rene had been hunting at St Michel de Double in France when one of his Blue Gascony Basset hounds jumped up on him for a cuddle only to set off his shotgun in the process. The shot ripped through his right hand, causing serious damage. Despite a prompt airlift to hospital doctors were unfortunately unable to save it.

Following the incident Rene is admirably reluctant to let his misfortune get him down and maintains that he doesn't blame the dog over what happened. "I should have left the safety on, that's all," he says.

"A French hunter has told how he had to have his hand amputated after his "adorable" dog accidentally shot him."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #41 Posted by EllJay on 23 September, 2012, 22:04
Hey I can read this without my glasses on. LOL I could read it without my monitor on.
Comment icon #42 Posted by Junior Chubb on 24 September, 2012, 12:28
I could read it without my monitor on. I read it while browsing another website...
Comment icon #43 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 24 September, 2012, 12:46
I read it while browsing another website... Google Earth lol
Comment icon #44 Posted by Junior Chubb on 24 September, 2012, 13:19
Google Earth lol Lol, that needed more than a like, have a few smilies to... :lol: :lol:
Comment icon #45 Posted by Beckys_Mom on 24 September, 2012, 14:34
Lol, that needed more than a like, have a few smilies to... :lol: :lol: Well I saw you all making jokes so I had to join in lol
Comment icon #46 Posted by andy hair candy on 1 October, 2012, 19:48
ive seen a dingo play piano but a hunting hound shooting its owner... classic
Comment icon #47 Posted by Future ghost on 21 March, 2017, 6:08
I could probably read it from space.
Comment icon #48 Posted by hatecraft on 21 March, 2017, 15:53
How is that a silver lining?
Comment icon #49 Posted by Redefining Success on 21 March, 2017, 18:12
Seems we can read it 5 years ago aswell!
Comment icon #50 Posted by Future ghost on 21 March, 2017, 18:18
Yep, on this site you can actually time travel. Heck, if the post is still open for replies----then I'm gonna reply !


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