Saturday, January 12, 2013

Doggycide Round-Up: 01/12/13

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  • Harrison County, MS (December 2012): Military training facility security guard allegedly shoots & kills two hunting dogs in cold blood after they strayed onto fenced federal property.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Las Vegas, NV (01/06/13): Officers investigating “report or gunshots or fireworks” trespass into private, fenced backyard, ignore “Beware of Dog” sign, then shoot & kill Bubba the pitbull for allegedly reacting defensively to the intruders.
    (via @radleybalko)

  • Birmingham, AL (01/04/13): Cops respond to 911 call about stubborn guest, instead shoot & kill Bella the chocolate labrador when she approached them peacefully. Shots went inside the home in close proximity to bystanders.
    (via Dogs Shot by Police | Facebook)

  • Lafayette, LA (01/07/12): Police respond to false alarm call, shoot & kill family dog for allegedly “approach[ing] them in an aggressive manner” – after they barged into the dog’s fenced backyard.
    (via 99.9 KTDY)

  • Statistics:
    Shootings: 4
    Victims: 5
    Deceased: 5 (100%)
    Survivors: 0 (0%)
    Pitbull index: 1 (20%)