Hero pup booted from apartment complex

Hero pup booted from apartment after alerting owner to a fire

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A pup, recently hailed a hero for alerting her owner to a fire at an apartment complex in Huntsville, Alabama, is being booted out because of her breed. According to Live 5 News, apartment management has determined that the white, mixed breed pup looks enough like an “aggressive” breed (pit bull) that she is not allowed to live there.

Amos Smith owns Queen Snow and he is devastated that he is being asked to leave with his pup – he told Live 5 News, “I mean, it’s going to kill me. You know, I’ve only had her for like two or three weeks, but this is my dog. I love her like a child. This is my child.”

Just last week, the five-month-old puppy alerted Smith to an early morning fire at the apartment – because of Queen’s behavior, Smith woke up and heard someone calling for help. After a call to 9-1-1, firefighters arrived and were able to save a man inside of his burning residence.

But no good deed goes unpunished – the management at the complex considers the puppy to be an aggressive breed so she, and her owner, have to leave. Smith said that he was told, “She might have done one thing good. That’s what they said. She might have done one thing good but that doesn’t make up for her being a pit bull.”

(Screenshot via Live 5 News)

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19 replies
  1. PetMom says:

    Can anything be done to help this guy get a new apartment with pet-friendly management????? Can someone keep us updated on the status and whereabouts of the sweet dog????

    • PetMom says:

      I will happily donate to a fundraiser to help pay moving expenses for this guy to get a new apartment that is animal-friendly! Are there any updates on the status of this little family??

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    • Carol says:

      Not even based on breed, it’s just about the dogs appearance. I have 3 pit bull dogs, (no one knows for sure) and I get some strange looks when I walk them. Either people really love these dogs and the others are just ignorant and think they are killers.

      • Betty says:

        ytour so right Carol
        I was walking my two and this Ass went to the middle of the street and started yelling ( Keep them away from me ) I told him he was a A f**king Asshole

  3. Red says:

    This is just horrible. That apartment manager should be ASHAMED!!!! Forcing someone to move because of their fur kid!! Sounds like the guardian is moving to keep his pet though…so good for him! That creep apt. mgr. better give his deposits back also!

  4. Carol says:

    Hopefully after they both move out, the apartment manager will have a fire in his home and there won’t be a pit bull to alert him. It would be great if the neighbors could all pack up and leave also. Nothing like and empty apartment building.
    I hope Mr. Smith and his dog Queen find a safe place to live.

  5. Debbie says:

    This needs to be fought…..they are wrong for saying your pup has to move……if they stick to it…..if I were you, I would take my pup and move. They don’t deserve you and your dog to live there. I would also contact your area news channel and ask them to run this story…..SHAMEFUL ON THE APT COMPLEX PART.

  6. Paula says:

    “ She might have done one thing good but that doesn’t make up for her being a pit bull.” Wow Well I say:
    So your mother may have done one thing good but that doesnt make up for you being an ignorant, biased, uninformed jerk.

  7. Marissa says:

    It’s not the dog breed it’s the bad owner’s who train the dog to be bad. People need to wake up and realize that. Pitt bulls are big babies ans sweet as pie.

  8. Mary Ann Clark says:

    I want the name of the landlord ! I hope that Mr. Smith and Queen find a new place to live and that the management company is made to pay a vast amount of money for their moving expenses and pain and suffering!

  9. Nancy Raymond says:

    So this idiot of an apartment manager decides this dog ‘looks like’ a pit bull – SO WHAT? This dog saved people’s lives and this is the thanks she gets? This so called ‘manager’ sounds like they could not manage a trip to the bathroom – Snow Queen and Amos Smith deserve much better than to be treated with such bias. PLEASE contact the media and bring this idiot of a manager to task for their ridiculous ignorant behavior. Pit Bulls are great dogs, the only danger here is the human ‘manager’ whose brains are stuck where the sun never shines.

  10. pamela bolton says:

    Tell the landlord that he can’t help but be an ASSHOLE even though his mother did a good thing and carried him to term. You would be better off living somewhere else that has DECENT PEOPLE living there. I would CERTAINLY sue them over that. There is no call for this to happen. I would surely let the nearest news station know what has happened and tell everyone what kind of landlord runs the place. SHAMEFUL.


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