More dog trouble?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by PuppyBantamCochin, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. PuppyBantamCochin

    PuppyBantamCochin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2010
    Today I saw our neighbor (who already has 4 dogs, 3 of which are cat/chicken killers and sheep chasers) outside with a tiny pit bull puppy. He is the most adorable thing in the world [​IMG]. I really love the pit bull breed, but seeing this particular family with a pit bull isn't exactly a wonderful thing. Their dogs run loose everywhere, and have killed our cats and chickens. I really hope they keep him inside & tied up because...while I know pits can be good with certain types of livestock, when they're Not good, they can, and will kill large livestock.
    I hate to think of it. I also hate to think that I may have to shoot him if he ever comes on the property. [​IMG]
    I really don't want to loose anymore animals than I already have to dogs (both loose dogs and ours).
  2. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Shoot Shovel Shut up

    Take them down if they take yours down!
  3. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2008
    Corvallis, OR
    Ugh, that's too bad. That puppy (regardless of breed) is going to learn all those bad habits from the other dogs, and it sounds like the neighbors are irresponsible to start with, so the puppy won't get any training to the contrary. I LOVE pit bulls but they need good training and socialization.
  4. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2009
    Catch him, fix him, and find him a new home! [​IMG]
  5. SmartyChick

    SmartyChick An Official Milkmaid

    Oct 19, 2009
    Sullivan County NY
    Quote:It might come to this eventually. But if the dog is running loose and eating livestock I'd call the owners first and try to talk to them, then if that doesn't work call the dog officer, and if that doesn't work, well, hope it never comes to that.....

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