Skip to comments.Detroit goes to the dogs
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 citys streets and abandoned buildings.
Bloomberg reports that as many as 50,000 canines prowl through the Motor Citys 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.
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.
Its like Chihuahuaville, she said.
One woman was attacked four months ago by two strays while sitting on her porch. The animals tore off the womans scalp during the assault.
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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.
Common in third world.
At least the feral cat problem is at a low.
Ummm....should I make a comparison? Nah....I think most can figure it out.
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.
Yes, but the Third World does not have good beer and dancing women just across a bridge.
This is what happens when civilization falls. Dogs return to the wild, and they are definitely dangerous, even though still so adorable.
It would be like living in post apocalypse US.
I’d bet there’s a serious shortage of squirrels, rabbits and other four-legged small animals, too.
They all went in to the government offices/buildings.
No poodles in that neighborhood
It would be heaven on Earth, and when my time comes, it would be in a (legal) blaze of gunfire.
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.
Buy a house for next to nothing, fortify it and then spend the rest of your money on guns, ammo and food.
Mice, rats, and other rodents, marsupials etc are all fair game for hungry, feral dogs. That’s a sad situation...
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.
‘Bloomberg reports that as many as 50,000 canines prowl through the Motor Citys 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.
“The animals tore off the womans scalp during the assault.”
MY WEAVE! MY WEAVE!
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.
“Use it as a storyline for a new horror flick. Like the Warriors but this time, theyre 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!”
Yes, roving packs of feral animals are a problem in Detroit. And Newark. And Gary.
Rabies will spread quickly.
I’ll take the 4 legged ferals any day.
“Come out to playayayyy!
Top 5 unscripted scenes in movie history.
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.
Those are great for the two legged predators but for the dog packs I'm thinking a 10 gauge shotgun might be preferable.
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
I’d “go native” and become leader of the packs.
[Urban Jungle Book..coming to a theater near you]
welcome to the future
It was a dog eat dog scenario, Rude...:)
I’ve heard about this a long time ago. Coyotes are also running with the dogs there.
LOL. Windsor ballet......
But you could and that’s better than most American cities already.
Articles like this just beg for North Koreans to move in.
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.
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.
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.
Can you digggg iittt....?