stupid chihuahua *Update!!! on page 2*

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by sdshoars, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this morning i heard the girls bwaking real loud, so i stepped outside to see a stupid little chihuahua chasing them. he lives down the road a ways, and it was only him this morning, but he usually has a big mastiff cross with him, which could certainly do damage to my chickens. i am debating on whether i should just sss him next time he comes around, or go tell the person to keep the dogs in their yard (which probably wont help, they let them out every day, and then they would know it was us who sss.) what would you do?
     
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  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Step 1: tell owners about the problem

    Step 2: SSDEPAI*

    Shoot
    Shovel
    Don't Even Post About It
     
  3. WisconsinChick

    WisconsinChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ide tell the owners first so they have a chance to do something about it. Maybe they dont even know that their dogs are causing trouble.
     
  4. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not my chihuahua-but I would want to know if it were me.Little 4 and 5 pound dogs are hard to keep in the fence,but mine stat in the house nearly all the time [​IMG]
     
  5. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i am not worried about the chihuahua, i am worried about the big dog that hangs out with him. they are both owned by the same person. i just found the NV law that states "it is unlawful for any person to permit a dog to chase, worry, injure or kill cattle, sheep, or other domestic animals on the open range or on private property". i printed it out, should i take it to them and tell them to keep them in the house or i will call the cops, i really dont want to piss anyone off, as we live in a small town, but i dont want dead chickens either!!!
     
  6. chickmamawannabe

    chickmamawannabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our neighbor's chihuahua is ALWAYS coming into our yard to bark at us and chase our Australian Shepherd. The problem is that a lot of owners of small dogs don't really bother to train them because they think that they're so small they can't possibly do any damage. The fact is that more people are bitten by small dogs than large ones. I would tell your neighbors once that their dog is harassing your chickens, and if they don't do anything about it, you do what you need to do. In Oregon, it's legal to shoot a dog if you catch them chasing livestock.
     
  7. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well my pug just killed 3 of my turkeys so a chihuaha can problely kill a chicken. I didnt shoot the pug but gave him away the next next day. no poultry killers here. Im sure he is damaged goods now that he got a taste of blood thats why I gave him away.
     
  8. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i just called our sheriffs dept. and they said go talk to them about it first, and if they cant fix the problem, then i can sign a citation because the people dont know how to keep their dogs in. so we will see how that goes. the sheriff said the people are real nice, so i dont have to worry about getting shot, lol. i am gonna make hubby go with me tho. i am a scaredy cat.
     
  9. haymil

    haymil Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the same problem with a chihauua that lives down the road. I can see where he tries to dig under my fence to get to my chicks and sometimes he comes with a bigger dog. My neighbor shot the bigger dog with a pellet gun to scare them but the chihuahua came back the next day solo. I need to talk to the neighbors because I am tired of dogs coming into my yard and getting by birds. Did you read my posting about a hawk landing in my yard this mrning. Very scary!
     
  10. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure hope I don't get these problems, I don't have a gun!
     

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