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Pack of stray chihuahuas harass Phoenix residents
upi ^ | Feb. 18, 2014

Posted on 02/19/2014 7:05:49 AM PST by JoeProBono

PHOENIX, Residents of a Phoenix neighborhood said a pack of Chihuahuas have been wandering the streets for the past year and harassing residents.

Ray Rios of the Maryvale neighborhood said he has often seen the dogs wandering the area and chasing after children, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix, reported Tuesday.

"Yeah a lot of them, they are out here chasing kids or going yard to yard... anywhere in groups of eight to 12 just running around," Rios said.

Frank Garcia said the Chihuahuas seem to have friends.

"Well the last time I seen six or seven Chihuahuas ... and big dogs running with the Chihuahua's in a pack running every single day," he said.

Maricopa County Animal Control spokeswoman Melissa Gable said Maryvale received 6,000 calls for service last year, twice as many as in nearby Glendale.

"Obviously you have the deal with feces and is unsanitary and all these strays everyone is at risk for dog bites," Gable said. PHOENIX, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Residents of a Phoenix neighborhood said a pack of Chihuahuas have been wandering the streets for the past year and harassing residents.

Ray Rios of the Maryvale neighborhood said he has often seen the dogs wandering the area and chasing after children, KSAZ-TV, Phoenix, reported Tuesday.

"Yeah a lot of them, they are out here chasing kids or going yard to yard... anywhere in groups of eight to 12 just running around," Rios said.

Frank Garcia said the Chihuahuas seem to have friends.

"Well the last time I seen six or seven Chihuahuas ... and big dogs running with the Chihuahua's in a pack running every single day," he said.

Maricopa County Animal Control spokeswoman Melissa Gable said Maryvale received 6,000 calls for service last year, twice as many as in nearby Glendale.

"Obviously you have the deal with feces and is unsanitary and all these strays everyone is at risk for dog bites," Gable said. Topics: Maricopa County


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1 posted on 02/19/2014 7:05:49 AM PST by JoeProBono
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2 posted on 02/19/2014 7:08:46 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: JoeProBono
New arrivals from California, I reckon:


3 posted on 02/19/2014 7:09:37 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: JoeProBono

They need to import some cops from somewhere else to solve their dog problem.


4 posted on 02/19/2014 7:10:01 AM PST by blastbaby
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To: JoeProBono

I don’t think chihuahuas really qualify as dogs.

I read once that their DNA is closer to that of the rodent than the dog.

I believe it.


5 posted on 02/19/2014 7:10:37 AM PST by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: JoeProBono

6 posted on 02/19/2014 7:10:52 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: JoeProBono

Cripes my ex-wife had ONE of those barking rats, and that was enough harrassment. I can’t imagine a pack of the little yappy things.


7 posted on 02/19/2014 7:11:00 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: JoeProBono

Just hassling the residents American dogs won’t hassle.


8 posted on 02/19/2014 7:11:33 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Travis McGee

A huge fly swatter works just as well. The little bastards.


9 posted on 02/19/2014 7:12:00 AM PST by crz
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To: JoeProBono
big dogs running with the Chihuahua's

Errant apostrophe aside, that's a switch.

10 posted on 02/19/2014 7:12:16 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: trisham

Simple solution - just put a set of goal posts at the end of the street and commence to kicking...


11 posted on 02/19/2014 7:12:37 AM PST by glorgau
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To: SMARTY

They are impossible to train. So they piss and shit where ever they please. The most worthless dog I have ever seen.


12 posted on 02/19/2014 7:14:12 AM PST by crz
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To: dfwgator

Undocumented canines.


13 posted on 02/19/2014 7:15:49 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: trisham

Chihuahuas.

Seriously?


14 posted on 02/19/2014 7:19:49 AM PST by FAA
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To: crz

Just put on your hiking boots.A liberal application of 12D works wonders on the little rodents.


15 posted on 02/19/2014 7:21:15 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: JoeProBono

Nobody in Phoenix has a pellet gun?


16 posted on 02/19/2014 7:25:42 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: crz
A dog is only as good as his owner, so of course my chihuahua was the greatest dog ever.
We had a doggy door and a fenced in backyard so he could come and go as he pleased.

Also had the refilling food and water dog dish so I only had to feed him once a month.

He was more like a roommate. Great with the kids. Did every trick there was.

Amos finally had a rabid squirrel latch onto his back and had to be put down.


RIP Amos

17 posted on 02/19/2014 7:27:17 AM PST by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: JoeProBono

"...probably part of that truck load of 863,421 chihuahuas smuggled in a semi a few months back"

18 posted on 02/19/2014 7:29:03 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: JoeProBono

Little dog but a big story picked up by the Daily Mail that is running with it as well:

Arizona neighborhood terrorized by feral packs of abandoned CHIHUAHUAS

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2562128/Arizona-neighborhood-terrorized-feral-packs-abandoned-CHIHUAHUAS.html


19 posted on 02/19/2014 7:29:29 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: JoeProBono
AY CARUMBA!!


20 posted on 02/19/2014 7:29:43 AM PST by MeshugeMikey (Where are The Weapons Of Mass Global Climate Change Destruction?)
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To: trisham


21 posted on 02/19/2014 7:30:46 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Manic_Episode

Awwww, RIP Amos!

I always remember the story where a woman’s chihuahua saved her from a mugging by leaping from her arms and latching on to the mugger’s throat - good doggie! I guess they can do some damage if they are so inclined.


22 posted on 02/19/2014 7:32:26 AM PST by jocon307
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To: Boogieman
Nobody in Phoenix has a pellet gun?

or a foot???

23 posted on 02/19/2014 7:33:22 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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24 posted on 02/19/2014 7:33:37 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: jocon307

Little dogs like that are likely to bite.


25 posted on 02/19/2014 7:33:55 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: JoeProBono

The Wussification of loser Emeritus “Wacko Birds” MaCain’s Phoenix continues unabated!

Now the World’s smallest dog holds Wussy Phoenix in its fearsome grip!

BTW, this graewoulf hasn’t had breakfast yet - - - .


26 posted on 02/19/2014 7:34:55 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Travis McGee

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27 posted on 02/19/2014 7:35:15 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Travis McGee

More like a shotgun with those little varmints.


28 posted on 02/19/2014 7:35:26 AM PST by The South Texan (The Drive By Media is America's worst enemy and American people don't know it.)
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To: JoeProBono

LOL!


29 posted on 02/19/2014 7:36:15 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: JoeProBono

Right. Big dogs running with Chihuahuas. More media BS. What you have here is a pack of big dogs and some Chihuahuas running with them. If it was really just a “pack” of Chihuahuas, just punting a couple of ‘em would solve the “pack” problem.


30 posted on 02/19/2014 7:38:14 AM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Travis McGee

I’d probably use a shotgun, but the little devils would certainly sharpen my marksmanship skills if I used those.


31 posted on 02/19/2014 7:38:43 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: dfwgator

Thomas Lockhart (West Coast Tattoo) catching wild Chihuahuas in Mexico.


32 posted on 02/19/2014 7:39:23 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: crz

I’ll say right off the bat that I can’t stand chihuahuas My best friend has one and that stupid thing pees all over her house. I told her he would be GONE!!!!


33 posted on 02/19/2014 7:39:38 AM PST by sheana
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To: crz
They are impossible to train. So they piss and **** where ever they please. The most worthless dog I have ever seen.

Well, what do you expect? They're Mexican, right?

34 posted on 02/19/2014 7:39:45 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: JoeProBono

LOL — please tell me that that is not how they catch them.


35 posted on 02/19/2014 7:41:59 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip


36 posted on 02/19/2014 7:46:32 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: blastbaby

Not sure, but I think that it is illegal to shoot undocumented dogs.


37 posted on 02/19/2014 8:03:33 AM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Fido969

yeah...they’re quick and harder to shoot than a bigger dog!


38 posted on 02/19/2014 8:08:22 AM PST by gr8eman (Neptune, Titan, stars don't frighten!)
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To: jocon307

We have one and she’s a monster. 10 lbs of fighting fury. Nobody gets near the house without getting busted by Coco.

One night the pit bull next door got loose and was at our gate. Coco charged the gate and the pittbull layed down, rolled on its back and would not move until Coco finally realeased it by walking away. Hysterical! :-)


39 posted on 02/19/2014 8:12:52 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: JoeProBono

I love dogs in general but hate these yapping little rats!


40 posted on 02/19/2014 8:53:02 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: Fido969
barking rats

Funny and true. Plus, in addition to the other threats roaming packs of those rats cause, that bark can flat damage your hearing.

41 posted on 02/19/2014 8:58:14 AM PST by LouAvul (In a state of disbelief as to how liberals destroyed America in a mere 40 years.)
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To: catnipman

I agree. Trying to drop-kick one could put a person at risk of getting bit by a potential rabies source.


42 posted on 02/19/2014 9:01:57 AM PST by Pecos (The Chicago Way: Kill the Constitution, one step at a time.)
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To: JoeProBono

It’s “Los Chimichangos”!

Call SkippyJohn Jones!


43 posted on 02/19/2014 9:04:10 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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44 posted on 02/19/2014 9:07:07 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

LOL!


46 posted on 02/19/2014 9:25:04 AM PST by jocon307
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To: A CA Guy

Yes, I’m rather afraid of dogs but the only one who ever harmed me was a little fuzzy mop who lept up and nipped my leg. Tore my pants but didn’t break my skin thank goodness.

And the little old lady that owned the dog? She didn’t even apologize; she said I had brought it on myself by walking around behind her as she blocked the sidewalk gabbing with her friend.

A wonderful NYC moment to be sure. I was so flabbergasted I was speechless, for the one and only time in my life.


47 posted on 02/19/2014 9:37:01 AM PST by jocon307
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To: jocon307

You should have punted the dog into the road.


48 posted on 02/19/2014 9:39:37 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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49 posted on 02/19/2014 9:52:58 AM PST by ontap
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To: crz

We have two Chihuahuas and neither are like that....most bad dogs are due to bad owners. They are hyper for sure but you would be hard pressed to get either of them to bite short of hurting them!!!!! No one can sneak up on our house!!!


50 posted on 02/19/2014 9:58:23 AM PST by ontap
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