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  •  No citations about packs of wild dogs killing (2+ / 0-)
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    marina, FarWestGirl

    farm animals.

    Farmers & homesteaders will shoot marauding wild dogs on sight, but you won't find it mentioned in the newspaper because they know PETA and PETA like folks will get all upset about someone killing "Rover". Folks who shoot wild dogs practice " SSS". "Shoot, shovel, shut up".

    [Unlike our neighbors we don't own guns, so we have had to chase off marauding dogs of our property with brooms and curses. ]

    "Let's remember, we should care about people even AFTER they are born." - Rep. Alan Grayson

    by Sand Hill Crane on Mon Jan 04, 2010 at 08:52:19 PM PST

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    •  You are right there was a big problem with wild (1+ / 0-)
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      FarWestGirl

      dogs roaming in sheep and other farm animal killing packs. Again it is the lack of socialization as a wild predator that dogs lack. We humans give them toys to tear apart so maybe the behavior is locked in same part of thier brain.

      I could be wrong but then what would I talk about if I was not certain

    •  PETA euthanizes tame animals (1+ / 0-)
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      ban nock

      so I'm not sure they would have anything against killing rover as long as he doesn't suffer.

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