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  • Senior dog stolen, beaten and dumped back in yard

    Very scary.
    http://www.examiner.com/dogs-in-nati...alerts_article

  • #2
    I'm truly afraid of what I am capable of doing if I catch someone doing that.

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    • #3
      The most terrifying part is that the article said children may have done it. Torturing animals today, becoming serial killers of humans tomorrow. I hope they catch the little twits and punish them to the full extent possible.
      Jeanie
      RIP Sasha, best dog ever, pictured shortly before she died, Death either by euthanasia or natural causes is only the end of the animal inhabiting its body; I believe the spirit lives on.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by mildot View Post
        I'm truly afraid of what I am capable of doing if I catch someone doing that.
        I'm not - I wouldn't lose a single night's sleep over dispatching a worthless piece of human trash who would do that to a helpless animal. I'm sure I wouldn't have any shortage of acquaintances who'd help me hide the evidence.

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        • #5
          Honestly, this kind of thing is why I will NEVER, ever leave my dog unattended outside, regardless of the type of fencing I have. I worry less about her being able to get out than others being able to get in...

          That being said, I can understand why people living in rural settings don't feel the same way- living a few miles away from the next neighbor makes a bit of a different. I just don't see how anyone could feel safe leaving their dog outside in suburbia/a city, unattended, in a place where someone could just walk by, see it, and take him/her.

          Horrifying...
          Here today, gone tomorrow...

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          • #6
            That is so sad. I can't even imagine how angry the owners of that poor dog must be. To have cared for a pet and trained him to love people and then to have people do something like that to him . . .
            There was a case of extreme animal cruelty in my area, and I was shocked when I heard that the perpetrator was a teenage girl. I can't imagine myself, as a teenage girl, even having considered something like that. I didn't even know anyone at all who I could imagine doing something like that to an animal. Most of us loved animals, and those who weren't crazy about them certainly didn't want to hurt them.
            I hope they catch the people who did this and punish them to the fullest extent possible, as well as evaluating them mentally because this behavior is not normal or safe.
            Stories like this are why I, also, never leave my dogs outside unattended. It's just too crazy out there.

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            • #7
              That poor dog. I don't understand what kind of person could do something like that. I really hope they're caught before they hurt someone else.

              Just one thing to bear in mind about that article...it is from examiner.com, which people often mistake for a newspaper but is really pretty much just a blog. So while the details about Laddie are apparently true as they linked to a local news station which originally reported the story, the opening bit about these sorts of attacks becoming a national trend is just sensationalism. It's scary that these things happen sometimes, but I wouldn't live in fear of them. Of course, there are lots of bad things that can happen to dogs left alone outside, so I think it's a good policy to keep an eye on them anyway.
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              • #8
                Hmmmm, with luck, the creature that did this will meet a molestor/rapist who would bring some horror to their lives. They do deserve a very slow, painful and fear-filled end to their garbage life.

                Some kids don't deserve to live, sure hope they don't.
                "Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc"

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by FrenchFrytheEqHorse View Post
                  Honestly, this kind of thing is why I will NEVER, ever leave my dog unattended outside, regardless of the type of fencing I have. I worry less about her being able to get out than others being able to get in...

                  That being said, I can understand why people living in rural settings don't feel the same way- living a few miles away from the next neighbor makes a bit of a different. I just don't see how anyone could feel safe leaving their dog outside in suburbia/a city, unattended, in a place where someone could just walk by, see it, and take him/her.

                  Horrifying...
                  I feel the same way.

                  My little dog is very cute and extremely sweet. Somebody might take her just because they want her for themselves, and the idea of somebody taking her to hurt her gives me nightmares. She is so sweet she would come up to anybody and try to love on them. 99.9% of people are decent, but it only takes one.

                  At my parents house where we have several acres on a very quiet street I have no problems letting her out, but at my house that is in a more urban setting and has who knows who walking by, no way.
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                  Jinxyhttp://tiny.cc/PIC798&http://tiny.cc/jinx364
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Trakehner View Post
                    Hmmmm, with luck, the creature that did this will meet a molestor/rapist who would bring some horror to their lives. They do deserve a very slow, painful and fear-filled end to their garbage life.

                    Some kids don't deserve to live, sure hope they don't.
                    Often its the other way around.
                    They were abused so they have all the empathy driven out of them at a young age and have no idea how to relate compassionately with others in life.
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                    Jinxyhttp://tiny.cc/PIC798&http://tiny.cc/jinx364
                    Boy Wonderhttp://tiny.cc/G9290
                    The Hana is nuts! NUTS!!http://tinyurl.com/SOCRAZY

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                      #11
                      meupatdoes, so very true. However, at some point I lose all empathy when the victim becomes the abuser. Not everyone who is abused then becomes an abuser...I don't believe anyone knows what makes one snap and not another.

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                      • #12
                        Well, in this area if you leave dogs unattended in your yard, they steal them, take them to Baltimore and use them for bait in dog fighting rings..so even though its a rural area, most people do not leave them unattended. The sub human life forms who did this to that poor dog need to be punished to the full extent.

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                          #13
                          We've been warned in KY about advertising found dogs...to make absolutely sure that the person claiming the dog is actually the owner by leaving out details in the ad...they're picking them up for dog fighting.

                          We found a yellow lab a couple of years ago...advertised him. Woman called, said he was hers. (I said yellow male dog in ad). I asked her if he was neutered, she said yes, I said wrong, she said, well maybe he wasn't? Really? You don't know if your dog is neutered or not?

                          He's still here...a throwaway like all of our dogs and cats, but ours for keeps.

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                          • #14
                            Is it my imagination or maybe with all the news outlets, that animal abuse is getting worse?

                            Not a day goes by when I don't read a horrific story of a poor animal being beat and tortured.

                            May the scum who abuses animals, burn in hell.
                            MnToBe Twinkle Star: "Twinkie"
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