Skip to comments.Woman: 80-year-old neighbor shot my dog for 'doing her business' in his yard
Posted on 03/27/2014 11:43:12 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
HOUSTON -- A neighbor was arrested for shooting a neighbor's dog Monday in the South Acres community.
The incident happened in the 3500 block of Cork Drive near Scott Street.
The 13-pound mixed breed puppy is named Betsy.
"Poor Betsy," said her owner Emma Adderley.
She told us that the neighbor said he was tired of the dog going to the bathroom in his yard.
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Apparently Betsy is OK. They posted a picture of him at the link. Not pretty. Click it if you dare.
Anyway... You know who else needs shotgunning? The neighbor who did it, and the owner who evidently allowed her dog to use the neighbors yard as a toilet.
Once or twice should be forgiven, but if it's a pattern, I'm with you. I blame the lazy woman who let her dog use the neighbor's yard (and probably trained the dog to do just that) as much as I blame the woman who overreacted. It's sufficient to scoop the mess up and place it on the owner's front porch, mailbox, car roof (or better location with a convertible), or in their swimming pool. You don't take your frustrations out on a dog just because the owner is a bad neighbor.
Animla “plops” are also (1) scent markers for competitors and (2) territory definers.
I’ve “dispatched” animals “mid-pinch” with my 22. I don’t want to have to clean it up and I don’t need that cur’s competitor showing up to “cover over” his marker causing a large mess. Correspondingly, I vehemently disagree with the neighbor’s hound establishing dominance over my dog on my (her) land.
I find nothing wrong with what this Houston resident accomplished.
You are a (self-edit)
I hope you too are soon arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
first, the dog’s owner.
then maybe the neighbor.
dog didn’t deserve it.
When you gotta go you gotta go —
I’ve been there before and thankfully a guy with a shotgon wasn’t.
The old fart should know that by now.
I have quite a few neighbors who train their dogs to go in my yard.
For a quieter, less dramatic solution I suggest a pan of Golden Malrin / rootbeer cocktail. A few good slurps and it’s tits up in less than 3 steps.
“Good fences make good neighbors.”
If she doesn't, then I can understand the anger, but not the action (overreaction).
Life is a test to prepare us for the next. We are to love our neighbors and forgive trespasses against us.
Shooting the neighbor's dog like that is likely to have some everlasting consequences. Just not worth it. Way too high of a price. Find a better way.
Here in Red Hampshire; neighbors suck.
Don your flame-retardant undies.
I had some halo-phobic loon on this board beat his chest in self-righteous indignation of my dispatching a feral dog that attacked my wife.
I like to return such presents left behind; smeared all over the owner’s door. Dries nice and hard.
You don’t need to shoot the dog. A garden hose works fine.
Bet next time she has a dog she’ll curb it, and clean up after it.
Good fences make good neighbors.
Locked gates and doors make even better neighbors.
Never piss off somebody who is ready to meet the great beyond. Shoulda kept the dog off the damn lawn IMO.
With all due sensitivity toward sensitive animal lovers, I’m just asking a hypothetical question (not saying I resort to it): what do you guys think of using a BB gun aimed at the offending dog’s hindward parts? Does that cross the sensitivity line too? I really want to know.
does you need an address for your communist reporting requirement?
Works for me.
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