A Pit Bull Ran Out of His Home to Save a Woman Being Beaten by Her Husband

 As Montreal grapples with legislation that bans bulls and “pit bull type” varieties, it is important to remember the story of the brave pup that taught us that not all heroes wear capes — but that some do wear collars. That was true at least for Blitz, a two-year-old, 100-pound pit bull who saved his neighbor on the scariest night of her life in 2009. Blitz’s mom, who chose to stay anonymous, was winding down for bed when she heard screams coming from next door. What she saw when she got outside confirmed the worst: She witnessed Steven Schumacher, 33, beating and dragging her neighbor, his estranged ex-wife, towards his car as she repeatedly screamed “Help me! Help me!” But before she could …


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