Pit Bull Gets Stuck In Engine Of Truck

A Vacaville man found a pit bull stuck in the engine of his truck and chewing through wires Tuesday morning, his family said.
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Walter Witthoeft had just woken up and went outside to put power steering fluid in his truck. When he popped the hood, he saw a pair of eyes, heard growling and then noticed a dog wiggling around in his engine.

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The dog worked his way up and under the truck the night before and got stuck.

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Witthoeft’s family called police and reported the incident.

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Witthoeft said he had just paid $1,000 to fix his truck last week, but the truck is now having to be towed back to the shop for repairs due to damage caused by the pit bull.

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The dog eventually was able to wiggle out and animal service brought it to a county shelter.

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On Wednesday, the dog’s owner picked up the pit bull at the Solano County Animal Shelter, officials said.

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There is no word on whether the owner will pay for the damage to the man’s truck.

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