Blitz, a 2-year-old pitbull, came to the rescue of a woman who was attacked by her estranged husband near Plasman Ave. and South Shore Dr. in Holland Wednesday night. The dog's owner did not want to be identified. (Mark Copier | The Grand Rapids Press)

Blitz, a 2-year-old pitbull, came to the rescue of a woman who was attacked by her estranged husband near Plasman Ave. and South Shore Dr. in Holland, Michigan

*My little family and I include two pit bull dogs that we adore. Hands down, we feel they are two of the best things that have ever happened to us. So when we hear the terrible, and erroneous stories about this breed of dog, based on the evil training of a few by their humans, we become angry enough to seriously kick somebody.

Yet as peaceful as we are…as I am, I realize there is a time and a place to reveal another side of you. The side you only let out on special occasions; and even then, after being forced to do so. Apparently, Blitz, a 2-year-old pit bull who possibly saved a woman’s life, was where he needed to be at the right time and place.

And he was forced to reveal another side of himself.

Late Wednesday evening Blitz’s human said she heard horrible screams coming from a woman outside of her Holland, Michigan apartment. When she opened the door, she saw a man beating the woman and dragging her in the street. Turns out, the man was her estranged husband. He had broken into her house and proceeded to assault her.

This was all Blitz needed to see. After the door was opened, the dog darted outside towards the man; who loosened his grip on the woman long enough for her to get away.

The woman ran into the apartment where Blitz lives, until the police came and arrested him without incident.

As you will hear from Blitz’s owner, who chose to remain anonymous, there is no telling what would have happened, if not for the heroic efforts of this protective pit bull — who she says, by the way, has never harmed a soul. Not even the bad man!

Read more and watch Blitz in action at EURThisNthat.