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Arizona neighborhood terrorized by feral packs of abandoned CHIHUAHUAS
Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 18 February 2014 | SNEJANA FARBEROV

Posted on 06/06/2014 6:28:27 PM PDT by kingattax

They may be small and cute, but packs of stray Chihuahuas have been wreaking havoc on the streets of Phoenix, Arizona.

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control says last year alone it received 6,000 calls from the Maryvale section of Phoenix about abandoned Chihuahuas roaming the streets in the neighborhood and scaring children.

‘We compared the number of calls we got in 2013 from that area to similar areas in town and the calls from Maryvale were three times higher than surrounding areas,’ said Melissa Gable with MCACC. ‘Part of it is these animals aren’t spayed or neutered, so they’re out looking for a mate and are having babies, which also contributes to the problem.’

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: arizona; chihuahuas
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1 posted on 06/06/2014 6:28:27 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Suppressed .22 LR rifles and $20 bounties will stop this quick.


2 posted on 06/06/2014 6:29:25 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!! (Keeper of the Sick Individuals pinglist))
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To: kingattax

Don’t mess with a herd of chihauhaus on a mission to stir up some trouble..


3 posted on 06/06/2014 6:33:21 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: DCBryan1

These packs must be in the center of the city. I’ve spent some time near the outskirts of the phoenix area (northern Mesa) and the coyotes would get them if they ventured there.


4 posted on 06/06/2014 6:33:32 PM PDT by ClaytonP
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To: kingattax

lol... lots of small dogs running around out here too


5 posted on 06/06/2014 6:33:53 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: NormsRevenge

They are all well-known MS-13 members.


6 posted on 06/06/2014 6:34:40 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: kingattax

7 posted on 06/06/2014 6:37:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: DCBryan1

Suppressed .22? How??


8 posted on 06/06/2014 6:39:04 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: kingattax

“You ran over my uncle, I kill you!”


9 posted on 06/06/2014 6:39:15 PM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: kingattax

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2nrbF21Ybo0


10 posted on 06/06/2014 6:39:22 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: kingattax

Drop the chalupa.


11 posted on 06/06/2014 6:40:41 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: DCBryan1

Or, send out a couple of Schipperke pooches.
THEM dogs are absolute TERROR!


12 posted on 06/06/2014 6:41:43 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: SkyDancer

They sell sub-sonic .22LR ammo tho I don’t think I have ever seen any. Of course you would still need a silencer.


13 posted on 06/06/2014 6:44:34 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: NormsRevenge

Leashes?

We don’ need no steenking leashes.


14 posted on 06/06/2014 6:44:56 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: kingattax

15 posted on 06/06/2014 6:45:12 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: DCBryan1
Suppressed .22 LR rifles and $20 bounties will stop this quick.

Yeah, that's what we need . . . a bunch of yahoos with rifles shooting at rats in an urban area.

16 posted on 06/06/2014 6:45:46 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Ouchthatonehurt
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17 posted on 06/06/2014 6:46:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: kingattax

How sad! I hope there is a special place in hell for those people who abandon their pets. HORRIBLE!


18 posted on 06/06/2014 6:46:51 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: kingattax

Chihuahuas are the meanest, most ill-tempered dogs on the planet.

They’ll stand up to a Great Dane or any other large dog.


19 posted on 06/06/2014 6:54:44 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: yarddog
They sell sub-sonic .22LR ammo tho I don’t think I have ever seen any. Of course you would still need a silencer.

I've got some. Slightly louder than my pellet rifle. Have to do bolt or single shot as it won't operate my semi.

20 posted on 06/06/2014 6:54:47 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: kingattax
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1dt1dj_arizona-neighborhood-terrorized-by-packs-of-wild-chihuahuas_news
21 posted on 06/06/2014 6:56:37 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: yarddog

If you want low velocity .22 then just buy .22 shorts.


22 posted on 06/06/2014 6:56:50 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: cloudmountain

Agreed.
Every time I see a stray dog wandering a neighborhood near busy streets, I know what’s going to happen.
Makes me sick.


23 posted on 06/06/2014 6:57:43 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: yarddog

Or you could just a .22 cal. air rifle, probably no louder than a suppressed .22.


24 posted on 06/06/2014 6:58:45 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Starstruck

When I was a kid, I had a Remington model 514 which was my Christmas Present at age 9. My brother had a far, far better Remington model 513.

I have no idea why but the model 513 which had dual rear locking lugs and was a sweet shooter, was always quieter than my model 514.

I don’t think it had anything to do with the sound but the model 514 just used the bolt handle for lockup. It was never real accurate and was twice as loud as my brother’s gun.


25 posted on 06/06/2014 7:01:17 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Mastador1

I have an RWS Diana model 48 air rifle in .177 caliber. It shoots 1200fps with normal pellets.

I imagine it is louder than a suppressed .22 tho I don’t know that for a fact. It would do the job on any animal that size.


26 posted on 06/06/2014 7:04:38 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: kingattax

You just pick them up and twist their little heads around like removing a light bulb from a socket...easy, peasy.


27 posted on 06/06/2014 7:06:52 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: kingattax

Wouldn’t a baseball bat, or even a tennis racket, take care of the problem? Geez, must be a bunch of wusses in that neighborhood.


28 posted on 06/06/2014 7:07:40 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: cloudmountain

I have noted for years that the local shelters are loaded with chihuahuas, second to pit bulls.

We have adopted 2 chihuahuas. They take a strong owner, just like many other breeds. But we thoroughly enjoy them too.

One of them is silent for the most part; he sasses me for food and to be let in or outside. The other one is a chatter, but the friendliest dog. Loves people, loves cleaning noses as a greeting.


29 posted on 06/06/2014 7:08:43 PM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: who knows what evil?

This is a sick thread!


30 posted on 06/06/2014 7:11:02 PM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: yarddog

K, thanks. I have some sub-sonic rounds. Thought yours were quieter still.


31 posted on 06/06/2014 7:12:01 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: kaehurowing

I agree,
Wasting 22lr rounds on feral yapper dogs is insane, it’s darn near impossible to buy those these days.

I’d go with a Stahl weed wacker with the heavy cable


32 posted on 06/06/2014 7:23:38 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: Slings and Arrows
NOT A PING!


33 posted on 06/06/2014 7:29:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: DanielRedfoot

Save the cable, save teh ammo.

Messicans eat those dogs. That may be why they are such nasty beasties - they know their place and fate.

So, why stand in the way of fate?

Call some Messicans. They will end that mini-mutt problem.


34 posted on 06/06/2014 7:30:47 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est - because of what Islam is and because of what Muslims do.)
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To: DCBryan1

I was thinking more along the lines of a five iron.


35 posted on 06/06/2014 7:31:47 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: kingattax

Someone told me that a chihuahua was a self-defense dog, used for protection. Hair-trigger anger, very willing to bite (ankles), and a huge distraction if you intend to harm the owner. I can’t verify the truth in that, but having known several of these ill-tempered yappers, there may be truth in that.

Importing Burmese Pythons from Florida might do the trick, if you can get rid of the pythons when the dogs are gone.


36 posted on 06/06/2014 7:33:33 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: SkyDancer

I got a FIREPOWER magazine from the 1980s in which a 2 liter soda bottle was placed over the barrel of a .22. It worked so well a manufacturer came up with a cheap connector.

Then the BATF demanded it be taxed out of existence.

Also, must use subsonic ammo.


37 posted on 06/06/2014 7:34:11 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: who knows what evil?; All
twist their little heads around like removing a
light bulb from a socket...easy, peasy.
LOL!...

38 posted on 06/06/2014 7:45:11 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
They’ll stand up to a Great Dane or any other large dog.

Funny you would say that. I once rescued a roaming Great Dane in Maryvale Park (in the area mentioned in the article). Big harlequin, very friendly. It had tags. The people in the park were leery of it because of its size, but I've dealt with them before and they're big puppies.

39 posted on 06/06/2014 7:50:39 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Starstruck

Aguila sub sonic ammo works in some autos.


40 posted on 06/06/2014 7:52:25 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: DBrow
Importing Burmese Pythons from Florida might do the trick, if you can get rid of the pythons when the dogs are gone.

Our high desert gorillas will probably be lured down to the city by them. They consider python a delicacy.

41 posted on 06/06/2014 7:55:34 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Using a plastic water bottle. I drill a hole in a rubber plug the diameter of the barrel and the stopper is the size that fits the plastic bottle. Works pretty good. There are other kinds my dad showed me. The BATF can go pound sand.


42 posted on 06/06/2014 7:56:05 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
"Chihuahuas are the meanest, most ill-tempered dogs on the planet."

WTF? Could you walk that back a bit and say you meant Pit Bulls are?

43 posted on 06/06/2014 7:56:54 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: kaehurowing
This is a sick thread!

Yes, it is, it's a typical one for the Freepers who like to thump their chests and tell how they'll use their firearms against 10-lb. animals. Can't you just smell the testosterone in the air?

They turn my stomach.

44 posted on 06/06/2014 7:58:33 PM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: kingattax

This is the news I have been waiting for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have said in the past on pitbull attack news threads that I am waiting to hear about people being attacked by a pack of vicious, feral chihuahuas!

This HAS to be a parody news item.

No matter how absurd I get with my expectations or future headlines of the Left, or in this case dogs, they come true!

I must be dreaming or something...


45 posted on 06/06/2014 8:01:52 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Aguila sub sonic ammo works in some autos.

Aguila makes 60 gr subsonic. My remmington is only 38gr. Have to try some if I can ever buy it again.

46 posted on 06/06/2014 8:10:17 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Yes, I know that Great Danes are not mean. I was saying that Chihuahuas are mean. I had a lapse of memory and could not think of, ‘Doberman Pinschers’. ;-)


47 posted on 06/06/2014 8:21:43 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Pit Bulls and Chihuahuas are mean. How’s that? ;-)


48 posted on 06/06/2014 8:22:30 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: OldPossum
"Yes, it is, it's a typical one for the Freepers who like to thump their chests and tell how they'll use their firearms against 10-lb. animals. Can't you just smell the testosterone in the air?"

I hear there are great career opportunities in law enforcement.

49 posted on 06/06/2014 8:33:07 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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WOOOF!

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50 posted on 06/06/2014 8:35:30 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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