Actually, the Soviet special forces (Spetsnatz) did something along these lines. They were trained to fight with their trench tool, using it almost like a tomahawk. Their final exam involved being locked in a dark room with a rabid dog, armed only with their trench tool.
Originally posted by Marchosias
Perhaps it would be more interesting if it was a rotweiler, and untied? Taking for granted that it will fight back, it would result in a more...exhilerating experiance. Not that I support the practice, but wheres the fu-- I mean challange, when it cant fight back?
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