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Mini-Yorkie stomped to death protecting owner
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 13, 2012 | Vivian Ho

Posted on 02/13/2012 7:05:30 PM PST by artichokegrower

SAN JOSE -- Police are looking for several men who stomped to death a 4-pound mini-Yorkshire terrier that was trying to protect its owner from an attack in San Jose over the weekend, authorities said.

The dog's owner said he was walking the 6-year-old dog, Shadow, at Winchester Boulevard and Colonial Way about 2 p.m. Saturday when three men approached and asked if he was a gang member.

The owner, a 32-year-old floor installer who asked that his name be withheld for safety reasons, said he had denied gang involvement, but the men attacked him anyway.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: dog; doggieping; gang; gangactivity; gangs; gangster; yorkie; yorkshireterrier
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Three jumping one and then killing his dog. The cowardice of gang bangers never ceases to amaze me.
1 posted on 02/13/2012 7:05:36 PM PST by artichokegrower
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To: artichokegrower

May they rot in hell! Stomped to death first.


2 posted on 02/13/2012 7:08:41 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (NOT VOTING gets 0bamao re-elected and it's all downhill from then on.)
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To: artichokegrower

They were all hard working young men who were turning their lives around, no doubt.


3 posted on 02/13/2012 7:11:59 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: artichokegrower

Idiots. Mini-Yorkies aren’t gang dogs, they should have figured that out from the start. If the guy was walking a pit or a rottie, then he might be a gang member. But a Yorkie?


4 posted on 02/13/2012 7:12:55 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (Newt's not a perfect candidate but Jesus isn't running this year. - shoff)
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To: artichokegrower

That used to be a nice middle class area in West San Jose several decades ago. Looking at the names of the local businesses it is apparently now home for the “guests in our country.”


5 posted on 02/13/2012 7:14:09 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: artichokegrower

They will meet their maker!!!!! The hell will be throughout eternity hope
they enjoyed this evil they have no idea what is to come for them!!!!!!


6 posted on 02/13/2012 7:15:46 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: Baynative

I think the lesson to be learned here is if a group of young men ask you what gang you belong to you had better bring out your concealed carry and begin firing.


7 posted on 02/13/2012 7:16:50 PM PST by artichokegrower
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To: Fast Moving Angel

To bad he didn’t carry OH I FORGOT IT IS CALIFORNIA!!!!


8 posted on 02/13/2012 7:18:39 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: artichokegrower

You are very wise.

Like,
Them “Hey gringo, gang?”
Me, “No...BANG.”


9 posted on 02/13/2012 7:21:40 PM PST by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; Shannon; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; ...
WOOOF!

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

10 posted on 02/13/2012 7:23:16 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: RightGeek

I was down there this weekend and saw people on the BART who I’m pretty sure I wouldn’t see in Oregon.

The rich liberals hide in their enclaves, vote rat to assuage their guilt - and hope the government keeps the hoards at bay instead of coming after them, and meanwhile the ordinary citizen is left to deal with the misery caused by the bleeding hearts.


11 posted on 02/13/2012 7:24:53 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: artichokegrower
I think the lesson to be learned here is if a group of young men ask you what gang you belong to you had better bring out your concealed carry and begin firing.

I live in a nice neighborhood outside of Houston. I always walk my dog armed.

12 posted on 02/13/2012 7:25:13 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: artichokegrower

God made terriers’ hearts too big. Many years ago our Cairn terrier was almost killed running a German Shepherd off our property.


13 posted on 02/13/2012 7:28:39 PM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American)
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To: artichokegrower

There is probably a gang war in progress.

It likely started with the death of Ramon Ruano, who was gunned down in a parking lot. This was followed by another homicide of a man being stabbed to death, dropped off at an ER by persons unknown.

I truly doubt that gang members were holding a car wash to raise money for Ruano’s family. I’m guessing that they were friends of his, and they thought he was murdered by the gang whose colors the man with the dog was wearing.

Importantly, the dog owner is either highly stupid, or a gang member himself, for wearing gang colors in a gang neighborhood: “wearing a red sweater and a red Boston Red Sox hat”, which is gang wear of the Bloods gang.

“Rivals with Crips and Black Gangster Disciples. Red Bandanas and shirts and Boston Red Sox hats (for the letter B) Five-point stars, pitchforks pointing down. May cross out the letter “C” in writing Graffiti includes “CK” for “Crip Killer.”


14 posted on 02/13/2012 7:33:19 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Aria
“The rich liberals hide in their enclaves, vote rat to assuage their guilt - and hope the government keeps the hoards at bay instead of coming after them, and meanwhile the ordinary citizen is left to deal with the misery caused by the bleeding hearts”

Damn! You need to copy-write that.

15 posted on 02/13/2012 7:34:42 PM PST by DAC21
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To: Joe 6-pack

I have more compassion for dogs than I do humans who can choose their own destiny.


16 posted on 02/13/2012 7:36:31 PM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: artichokegrower

no such animal as MINI YORKIE most likely runt of litter.


17 posted on 02/13/2012 7:37:45 PM PST by lacey3900
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To: TribalPrincess2U

Ditto!


18 posted on 02/13/2012 7:39:21 PM PST by lahargis (Every day is independence day)
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To: Sans-Culotte

“I live in a nice neighborhood outside of Houston. I always walk my dog armed”

Smart, never know when some of those New Orleans folks whom never went home after he Storm might want to rumble.


19 posted on 02/13/2012 7:51:27 PM PST by DAC21
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To: lacey3900

There actually is a mini-yorkie, generally referred to as “teacup” to distinguish them from the larger “toy”. They may not be AKC recognized, but they do exist.


20 posted on 02/13/2012 8:18:59 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: artichokegrower

Disgusting. I did not read the whole article yet but I hope tread that they have those guys in custody


21 posted on 02/13/2012 8:19:24 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: artichokegrower
So sad, such doggy valor. No wonder so many of us love our dogs so much.

This shows how very devoid, dead and rotting the gang heart has become. Who could kill a sweet little dog, so tiny, but still so valiant?

22 posted on 02/13/2012 8:20:19 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: lacey3900
no such animal as MINI YORKIE most likely runt of litter.

You are mistaken. There are breeders who specialize in them. They are sometimes also referred to as Teacup Yorkies. Depending on the breeder they are also (imo) absurdly expensive.

23 posted on 02/13/2012 8:21:18 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: artichokegrower

Poor little thing. I used to have a yorkie. They are SO adorable.

24 posted on 02/13/2012 8:21:45 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

I think they knew he wasn’t. They were just looking for an “excuse” to assault him.


25 posted on 02/13/2012 8:29:12 PM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Baynative

Just on their way to midnight bassetbaw.


26 posted on 02/13/2012 8:30:11 PM PST by mykroar (I believe in the simplistic notion that people who have wealth are entitled to keep it.)
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To: Bellflower

The poor little thing was a better finer creature as a dog then his human attackers.


27 posted on 02/13/2012 8:32:51 PM PST by dog breath
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To: artichokegrower

Four pounds. Just about what my Ruger Redhawk weighs.


28 posted on 02/13/2012 8:34:00 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

CK? So they’d better not wear anything with the Calvin Klein logo, either.


29 posted on 02/13/2012 8:35:56 PM PST by rfp1234 (RFP's Law: Whoever blames Bush first shall lose the argument.)
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To: All

Teacup Yorkie- sell for thousands

30 posted on 02/13/2012 8:38:25 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: artichokegrower

Good, brave little dog. Bless his heart.

Curse the scum.


31 posted on 02/13/2012 8:48:38 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: DAC21
Smart, never know when some of those New Orleans folks whom never went home after he Storm might want to rumble.

You mean the Katricians?

32 posted on 02/13/2012 8:49:17 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: patriot08; 70times7; SpaceBar; lacey3900

http://www.myyorkiesecrets.com/teacup-yorkie-puppies/the-truth-about-the-teacup-yorkshire-terrier.php


33 posted on 02/13/2012 9:01:01 PM PST by brytlea (An ounce of chocolate is worth a pound of cure)
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To: Kit cat

You got that right.


34 posted on 02/13/2012 9:03:20 PM PST by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Altariel
Well, hello there.


35 posted on 02/13/2012 9:06:27 PM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: artichokegrower; Quix

Loyal dogs will take on anyone; Godspeed to that little Fido.


36 posted on 02/13/2012 10:11:41 PM PST by Joya (http://www.raptureready.com/)
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To: artichokegrower

Shadow, Mini-Yorkie

37 posted on 02/13/2012 11:09:41 PM PST by beaversmom
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To: Sans-Culotte

Katrinians?


38 posted on 02/13/2012 11:36:44 PM PST by matthew fuller (Daniel Hannan is a better "American Citizen" than any Democrat and many Republicans.)
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To: rfp1234

You may be right. Gang bangers frequently put out signals of their affiliation, looking for counter-signs, friendly or enemy.

This can get bizarre, because they get so focused on this, they look for gang signs everywhere, even far out of their ‘hood, and from people who obviously are not gang bangers.

I got to examine this first hand, while in a good neighborhood far away from any gang area, driving with an elderly man. At the time I was wearing a cowboy hat and mirrored sunglasses. Leaving a grocery store parking lot, I asked him if we should turn right or left for our destination, and held up my hand to point in either direction. He held up his hand to point right.

Just then I noticed two gang banger types in a cruddy car, with colored bandanas on their heads, and a look of utter rage on their faces, vigorously making gang signs to try and attract my attention. Fortunately they were perpendicular to my route of travel, in such a way that it would have been difficult for them to maneuver their cruddy car back towards us, or even to take an effective shot if they had been armed.

Which would have been foolish, because at the time I had a sawed off shotgun holster with a side by side of 00 shot.


39 posted on 02/14/2012 6:28:32 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Salamander

I expect they would have thought twice if he were walking a doberman.


40 posted on 02/14/2012 6:29:01 AM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel

If they’d had time to think.

I meet two kinds of people with himself in tow.

The good people who come right up and want to love on him and the iffy ones who act like they’re afraid he might see into their souls.

And he can.

Happily, 90% are the good people.

[he’s a good punk repellant]


41 posted on 02/14/2012 10:58:16 AM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: artichokegrower

I have a female Yorkie puppy, about 4 lbs., she is not a teacup. Someone would have to get past me and my 38 to get to my Yorkie.


42 posted on 02/14/2012 11:47:31 AM PST by Marcella ((Newt will smash Hussein in debates. Newt needs money.))
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To: brytlea
Anyone who understands dog breeding also understands that lack of "recognition" of a breed doesn't mean a particular type of dog doesn't exist. After all there is no such thing as a Japanese Spitz or a Rat Terrier, right?

It also doesn't mean that Yorkies cannot be selected and bred for small size, given a popular name and sold. Unscrupulous breeders exist for ANY breed that can sell dogs for money, so why should it be any different for unusually small Yorkies? I expect some do it right, and the buyers get what they paid for, and some don't.

Describing the hazards of owning and/or breeding small Yorkies doesn't nullify their existence either. You may just as well say that evil breeders have created a flat faced dog that is prone to eye problems... Don't buy it people! You are being taken! Don't shell out your money even if you like Pugs!

And BTW - the only reference cited by your author is: http://www.moonlightkennels.com/. Did you go there? I tried to; it either doesn't exist, or more likely is the site that states at the top of their web page: "We at Moonlight Kennels and Transport breed only Siberian Huskies". Why would anyone cite them on Yorkies?

43 posted on 02/14/2012 5:53:54 PM PST by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: patriot08
Yorkies are the best and very brave. My little Heather Quincy Macfeather gave me over 24 years of joy. She died in 1991 and I still miss her and treasure her memory.

The evil b@$t@rds that did this deed will rot in hell.

44 posted on 02/14/2012 6:10:11 PM PST by austingirl
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To: patriot08
Yorkies are the best and very brave. My little Heather Quincy Macfeather gave me over 14 years of joy. She died in 1991 and I still miss her and treasure her memory.

The evil b@$t@rds that did this deed will rot in hell.

45 posted on 02/14/2012 6:10:35 PM PST by austingirl
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To: austingirl
My little yorkie was named Bobby. I named him after a yorkie-like dog in an old English movie named 'Greyfrier's Bobby'. He was so cute and smart.

I think the Yorkie coat is so beautiful. It's like silk- and they don't shed.

46 posted on 02/14/2012 6:56:42 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Salamander

I don’t know why they’d be afraid....

unless you told them that all dobermans are descendants of the dog which inspired the Cerberus legend. ;-)


47 posted on 02/14/2012 8:13:41 PM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Salamander

I imagine that he’d also be a good Freepathon mascot. ;-)

“Help a hungry doberman.

My mistress has cut my dog food rations. She says that Free Republic needs to remain online more than I need an extra scoop of dog food in my bowl.

Help a hungry doberman. Donate to Free Republic.”


48 posted on 02/14/2012 8:19:35 PM PST by Altariel ("Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!")
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To: Altariel
That's just a silly legend.

;D

49 posted on 02/14/2012 11:56:56 PM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: Altariel; TheOldLady

Actually, TOL has a more direct approach to that.

Hopefully she’ll repost it..;D

[”cut his dog food rations”?!? are you mad? he’d devour me in my sleep]

;]


50 posted on 02/15/2012 12:00:38 AM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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