The problem I see with that system is you have to live next door to this
guy, or gal, how do you do it? now every time your kids ride their bikes up
his/her driveway they bitch, I love dogs, but not this one, I want to find a
way to "take the mutt out" I have one next door that barks from the minute
she is let out until gramma remembers she let the dog out and lets it back
in. I mean this stupid thing barks at everything, bugs, leaves, I'm not
talking 5-10 minutes, I'm talking 25 to 30 minutes at a crack five or six
times a day. When asked why you let your dog bark so long the answer I got
was "that's what dogs do!" it's her exercise! OH, I forgot to mention that
this mutt paces the fence too. OH, for a 22. cal slug in it's head.....
Call the animal control people in your area. There are ordinances relating
to barking dogs. I know that a 22 will feel satisfying, but in most areas
you will be arrested. Now, if your goal was to get away from the barking
dog, that will work, but then you will have a criminal record and a
reputation for animal cruelty . . . . no matter how bad the animal needed
'correction'. But again, it is not the animal per-se that is at fault, it is
the owners who let the dog bark for that long.
Do you have the woman's phone number? Call her every five minutes while the
dog is barking to remind her that the police might be interested that she is
disturbing the peace.
Do you have a super soaker? If she won't or can't train the dog, a squirt of
water should work when the dog barks.
Before you do any thing get video. It might help with your defence, if it
comes to that.
Dude, this is an easy fix.
I had a neighbor who always let her mut crap on my lawn. I met her out
there one afternoon and I told her that I was going in for lunch. I
told her that I was going to make a BLT sandwich, and come out and pour
all of the bacon grease on her dogs turd, and tomorrow at this time,
her dog is going to come by and eat it.
She returned with a bag and cleaned up her dogs mess and never came by
She also told me that I was disgusting. Oh wellllll !
You have to decide your comfort level dealing with the animal. Ground
beef with rat poison, 12 guage, punji sticks, bbgun, electricity,
sprinkler on a timer, a new fence, or buying a big dog yourself? Lots
of creative options, but when you decide, try to remember that the
animal doesn't know any better. .02
I'd try that legal route myself.
there is a mastif that likes to crap big in my yard , crap usually
doesnt bother me but i got my pellet rifle(not to powerful) out in the
am when i drink coffee on the pourch and shot her in the hind leg right
in the middle of a good dump. after 2 shots i saw her crappin in the
feild across the way. lucas
A long time ago, we had some neighbors that came from which was East
Germany. They weren't familiar with indoor plumbing, and would defecate
where ever they happened to be. They did get _trained_ after being
familiarized with American ways.
I guess my point is, just be thankful it's a dog, and not human feces.
You could shoot the dog or your neighbors. You could call the police
so they could have a good laugh. And when the police come leave my name
out of it.
But if you want to be a real prick,go to redsavina.com and buy one
pound of ground Red Savina Habenero Peppers. Wear a pair of
painter's gloves underneath a pair of dish washing gloves, protective
eye glasses, and a painter's mask befor you handle this stuff. Then
sprinkle it on your side of the property line and in the areas the
dog tends to crap the most. Don't bother laying it out thick cause
a thinnly laid wide line is all you need.
Go inside, put away the ground pepper, pour hot soapy water in the
sink, put the dish washing gloves in the hot soapy water along with
the protective eyeware, and throw the mask and the other gloves in
the garbage. Now wash your hands in another sink. Then wash your
Now sit by a window to watch the dog piss or crap in your yard.
And listen for the screaching cry of pain. That dog ain't never
The first year I planted those Habenero peppers around the edge
of my neighbor's garden, the rabbits and the deer went elsewhere.
That shit burns.
Oh shit, I forgot my favorite remedy. Buy a bunch of needles and plant
them blunt edge down. Not only will the dog get on in his paw, but if
your asshole neighbor comes over with bare feet of mocassins ..... :)
And one more. Get a pooper scooper and toss the shit onto his deck
or into his pool or better yet right outside his door.
It's unfortunate that traps are illegal. However, if you live in
Florida, you could call your local Rent-a-Gator franchise and put
one of those suckers on a chain leash in your yard. Alligators
are more effective than boa constrictors cause the boa could slither
into your house by accident and then ....
If it's a small dog, you could plant some giant Venus Fly Traps.
There must be a clause in the Americans with Disabilities Act that
will protect you if the owner gets pissed with you.
Oh before I forget - put some NRA membership stickers where your
neighbor can see them. If fireworks are legal where you live,
you could always throw cherry bombs at the dog.
I am not out of ideas, I'm just tired. Please remember "Do not mention
my name at your trial".
This is the only idea that's not so hot. A cop friend says those stickers
are a big help to thieves. They say "Guns here. Steal us." They may not
break into your house (for obvious reasons), but some thieves are stupid
enough to break into your car while you're sleeping. Even if you don't leave
guns there (which you should not), you're still stuck with lots of broken
glass and paying the deductible.
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