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Detroit goes to the dogs
Daily Caller ^ | Aug 21, 2013 | Brendan Bordelon

Posted on 08/22/2013 11:36:01 AM PDT by kevcol



As the human exodus from bankrupt Detroit picks up speed, packs of feral dogs are overrunning the city’s streets and abandoned buildings.

Bloomberg reports that as many as 50,000 canines prowl through the Motor City’s darkened roads and condemned houses, causing serious problems for the few people that remain.

“It was almost post-apocalyptic,” said Amanda Arrington of the Humane Society, who visited the city last October. “There are no businesses, nothing except people in houses and dogs running around.”
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The threat of dog attacks have forced the Postal Service to temporarily halt delivery in certain neighborhoods. One mail carrier recalled using clouds of pepper spray to disperse swarms of small but savage hounds.

“It’s like Chihuahuaville,” she said.

One woman was attacked four months ago by two strays while sitting on her porch. The animals tore off the woman’s scalp during the assault.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: detroit; dogs; pitbulls; usps
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1 posted on 08/22/2013 11:36:01 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

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2 posted on 08/22/2013 11:37:08 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: cripplecreek
I so need to move to Detroit. It'd be like living in the outback, with Hiroshima-like devastation about.
3 posted on 08/22/2013 11:38:39 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: kevcol

Dogs running in packs are dangerous, but I would still be more afraid of the residents left in Detroit than the dogs.

Dogs are not taking out 5 0r 6 citizens with gunfire every weekend.


4 posted on 08/22/2013 11:39:44 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: kevcol

Common in third world.


5 posted on 08/22/2013 11:39:49 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: 1rudeboy

At least the feral cat problem is at a low.


6 posted on 08/22/2013 11:41:17 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: kevcol
"The animals often form packs around a female in heat, and then go looking for trouble."

Ummm....should I make a comparison? Nah....I think most can figure it out.

7 posted on 08/22/2013 11:41:20 AM PDT by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: kevcol

Well at least the Wild Dogs shows they can run Detroit better than a bunch of liberals who behave like wild dogs. These dogs are behaving out of survival, but how can one explain the liberals that ran this city into the sewer.


8 posted on 08/22/2013 11:42:43 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: riri

Yes, but the Third World does not have good beer and dancing women just across a bridge.


9 posted on 08/22/2013 11:45:13 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: kevcol

This is what happens when civilization falls. Dogs return to the wild, and they are definitely dangerous, even though still so adorable.


10 posted on 08/22/2013 11:45:35 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 1rudeboy

It would be like living in post apocalypse US.


11 posted on 08/22/2013 11:48:20 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the people. T Jefferson)
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To: blackdog

I’d bet there’s a serious shortage of squirrels, rabbits and other four-legged small animals, too.


12 posted on 08/22/2013 11:49:39 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

Rats?


13 posted on 08/22/2013 11:52:17 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: blackdog

They all went in to the government offices/buildings.


14 posted on 08/22/2013 11:55:05 AM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: carriage_hill

No poodles in that neighborhood


15 posted on 08/22/2013 11:55:23 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: Blood of Tyrants
It'd be perfect, and the end would be fitting. I have little family, and no wife or kids.

It would be heaven on Earth, and when my time comes, it would be in a (legal) blaze of gunfire.

16 posted on 08/22/2013 11:55:56 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Indeed.

I saw this promotional video (I think posted on FR too) on YouTube about this startup company that proposed turning all of Detroit (the abandoned sections, which is pretty much all of it) into a giant theme park who’s theme would be : Night of the Zombie.

They proposed housing park guests in the abandoned homes and the park would hire people to play Zombies that would then “attack” the park guests. The object would be to survive in a post apocalyptic zombie world. If you got caught by a zombie you would be considered transformed and then be expected to chase your friends with the zombies.

It sounded like a good idea, I thought; I couldn’t tell if they were serious in their proposal or it was just an elaborate hoax video. They seemed serious and it looked like a lot of fun! I certainly would like to give it a shot.


17 posted on 08/22/2013 11:56:30 AM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: 1rudeboy

Buy a house for next to nothing, fortify it and then spend the rest of your money on guns, ammo and food.


18 posted on 08/22/2013 11:58:59 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the people. T Jefferson)
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To: blackdog

Mice, rats, and other rodents, marsupials etc are all fair game for hungry, feral dogs. That’s a sad situation...


19 posted on 08/22/2013 11:59:32 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: BubbaJunebug

All kidding aside, we already have these packs of dogs running in Memphis. The industrial areas at night are particularly dangerous. Individually they are ok but when they run in a pack, watch out.


20 posted on 08/22/2013 11:59:44 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 1rudeboy

‘Bloomberg reports that as many as 50,000 canines prowl through the Motor City’s darkened roads and condemned houses, causing serious problems for the few people that remain. “

Same here. Use it as a storyline for a new horror flick. Like “the Warriors” but this time, they’re running from killer dogs.


21 posted on 08/22/2013 11:59:48 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: kevcol

“The animals tore off the woman’s scalp during the assault.”

MY WEAVE! MY WEAVE!


22 posted on 08/22/2013 12:00:37 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: BubbaJunebug

Only way I’d ever go into that hellhole would be with one of my Class III AR-15s or AR-10s, and plenty of mags.


23 posted on 08/22/2013 12:01:18 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

24 posted on 08/22/2013 12:02:39 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: max americana

“Use it as a storyline for a new horror flick. Like “the Warriors” but this time, they’re running from killer dogs.”

I can hear Luthor of the Rogues in my mind: “Oh Warriors, come out to playayyayy! Here boyyyys! Goood Dogggiiieees! Come out to playayayyy!”


25 posted on 08/22/2013 12:04:20 PM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: kevcol

Yes, roving packs of feral animals are a problem in Detroit. And Newark. And Gary.


26 posted on 08/22/2013 12:05:29 PM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: kevcol

Rabies will spread quickly.


27 posted on 08/22/2013 12:06:11 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Venturer

Yup.

I’ll take the 4 legged ferals any day.


28 posted on 08/22/2013 12:07:32 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: Buckeye Battle Cry

“Come out to playayayyy!”

Top 5 unscripted scenes in movie history.


29 posted on 08/22/2013 12:08:12 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: BubbaJunebug

Ever see the series “Life After Humans”?

The Poodles, Pugs and other ornamental dogs go almost immediately.

The world is run by the working breeds.

Kewl.

;D


30 posted on 08/22/2013 12:09:40 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: carriage_hill
"Only way I’d ever go into that hellhole would be with one of my Class III AR-15s or AR-10s, and plenty of mags."

Those are great for the two legged predators but for the dog packs I'm thinking a 10 gauge shotgun might be preferable.

31 posted on 08/22/2013 12:10:47 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
Dogs don't bother me. Find a high vantage point and pick them off.

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32 posted on 08/22/2013 12:11:41 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Perdogg

In the opening show of Low Winter Sun on AMC , the lead character Left his immaculate lawned two story house for work. The camera panned across the street to two houses falling apart and the third in very bad shape.

As he turned to drive up the street he met a coyote with a large rat in it’s mouth trotting towards him in the other lane


33 posted on 08/22/2013 12:12:47 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: circlecity

Bah.

I’d “go native” and become leader of the packs.

[Urban Jungle Book..coming to a theater near you]

:)


34 posted on 08/22/2013 12:13:00 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: kevcol; Travis McGee; Kartographer

welcome to the future


35 posted on 08/22/2013 12:15:03 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Salamander
The Poodles, Pugs and other ornamental dogs go almost immediately.

Napping pug is not amused.

36 posted on 08/22/2013 12:15:51 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

It was a dog eat dog scenario, Rude...:)


37 posted on 08/22/2013 12:20:50 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep...the clowns will eat me.)
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To: kevcol

I’ve heard about this a long time ago. Coyotes are also running with the dogs there.


38 posted on 08/22/2013 12:26:40 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: 1rudeboy

LOL. Windsor ballet......


39 posted on 08/22/2013 12:27:30 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: carriage_hill

But you could and that’s better than most American cities already.


40 posted on 08/22/2013 12:27:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: 1rudeboy
Don't be gettin all up in my grill about the Pug Life yo.


41 posted on 08/22/2013 12:28:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Articles like this just beg for North Koreans to move in.


42 posted on 08/22/2013 12:28:44 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: kevcol
You've just inspired me to write a script that will be even bigger than Sharknado


43 posted on 08/22/2013 12:29:58 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: kevcol

I guess this story won’t be featured on those “Pure Michigan” commercials encouraging tourism... There’s probably a lawsuit just waiting to be brought by some recent visitor who was gullible enough to take that bait.


44 posted on 08/22/2013 12:30:01 PM PDT by ReleaseTheHounds ("The problem with Socialism is that eventually you run out of other people's money." M. Thatcher)
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To: Salamander

45 posted on 08/22/2013 12:33:31 PM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (There should be a whole lot more going on than throwing bleach, said one woman.)
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To: ReleaseTheHounds

Those pure Michigan ads are an irritation to most of us.

They cost too much money and target a very narrow customer base. They portray lots of golf but almost completely miss the fact that the big draw in Michigan is hunting, camping, fishing etc.

If sports are your thing, Detroit can’t be beat and downtown is plenty clean and safe.


46 posted on 08/22/2013 12:38:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Perdogg

47 posted on 08/22/2013 12:40:39 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: 1rudeboy

Cheetahs!


48 posted on 08/22/2013 12:40:49 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: 1rudeboy

They need a reality show about killing these mutts. Better yet Duck Dynasty’s next vacation... Phil, Si, and Jase will show how it is done.


49 posted on 08/22/2013 12:42:08 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: max americana

Can you digggg iittt....?


50 posted on 08/22/2013 12:43:33 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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