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Two of my neighbors have gone out of town and left their large dogs alone. The people may be stuck in Denver for all I know.
But, the dogs are barking all night long.
I have called the PD, and they say it is an animal control problem, and to call them. I have called and left them many messages, but they are off until sometime after the Holidays, probably early February.
I have Googled under dog barking devices, and all I come up with is those rated at 25 feet or less.
I want to buy or build something that will make a dog shrivel up in pain for about two blocks around me. Can anyone direct me to such a device, or give me the short tour of directions to make such a device?
I know if the dogs will just get some negative responses to their barking, they will probably quit. But for now, it's about to drive me around the corner.
Appreciate it.
Steve
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a .22 with a plastic coke bottle on the end should do the trick
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Shopdog wrote:

stuff the bottle with brillo pads, it absorbs the heat
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wrote:

Call the ASPCA
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A nice dish of antifreeze will take care of the problem nicely. If you'd prefer to do the wrong thing, wait until morning, pick a veterinarian out of the phone book, call and ask for the name of an organization that will come and remove the dogs. Never call the municipal animal control department. With few exceptions, they are useless.
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On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 04:57:47 GMT, "JoeSpareBedroom"

If that was supposed to be funny, you need a humor transplant.
If you are serious, you are a far bigger asshole than I've given you credit for.
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wrote:

When it comes to dogs, you are probably right. I'm a complete asshole. But, then again, so are the vast majority of dog owners.
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wrote:

And if you seriously care for dogs so little, why should his solution offend you?
(no pun intended by the use of the word "solution")
Steve
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wrote:

Dogs 1, Steve 0
(Watch out for the curve on the corner <g>)
SPCA will do little until you aim to kill. It will take you several complaints, inclusive of the people next door. All complaints written and mailed off by you and the guy(s) next door.....not just a single complaint.
Declare the animal under duress; explain in a 911 call they (animals) may not have adequate care and may need immediate intervention from the authorized authority (take down the door).
This is temporary; surely?
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I suppose that depends on where you live. My daughter had a neighbor who tied a dog to a tree all day outside and it barked (wouldn't you). One complaint, a short 2 trip investigation and they took the dog away. The owner was told if they wanted to fight it they might face charges. Leaving dogs home alone while you are on a trip would probably trigger the same response.
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On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 01:18:43 -0500, snipped-for-privacy@aol.com wrote:

Here in Las Vegas, Animal Control will tell you to "try and work it out with the neighbor". Then when you file a complaint, they want two more from surrounding neighbors, before they act. One day an Animal Control Officer was parked along a street in my area (one block from my house), so I stopped and explained the constant barking next door. I politely asked the Officer to "drive by" the house to observe what was going on. She would not do this, but instead handed me another damn complaint form.
When the opportunity presented itself, I sold and moved across town.
-- Oren
"Well, it doesn't happen all the time, but when it happens, it happens constantly."
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Oren wrote:
I stopped and explained the constant barking next door.

Finally I understand the import of your quotation.
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Sev wrote:

What is it?
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Being final; what is this understanding?
-- Oren
"My doctor says I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fiber, and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes."
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This is exactly what you have to do if you want a response. Tell them the dogs have been left locked up (where ever they are). Tell them the dogs have no food or water. You will most likely get immediate atttention.
I personally love animals, but NOT dogs. In fact I can not stand dogs. Their barking drives me up a wall, not to mention all their digging holes, and other bad habits. So, i can easily understand your frustrations. But I also know that if you want the authorities to react, make it sound like the dogs are neglected and starving and you'll get them to react. Remember, abused dogs are cared for, but humans who are abused by dogs mean nothing.

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snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote in message ...

Well trained dogs never do those things. When dogs do those things, it's the irresponsible owners that I can't stand. Pure laziness on the owners part, just like the owners that left the dogs for Steve to deal with instead of making arrangements for them to stay in kennel. No excuse for it.
Cheri
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On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 08:48:54 -0800, "Cheri" <gserviceatinreachdotcom> wrote:

I'll agree with this, but being a farmer, I have had feral dogs and neighbors dogs coming here and killing my chickens and ducks. I finally gave up on the chickens and ducks because of the damn dogs. I cant shoot a dog, but several have left here in a sheriffs squad. One neighbors dog killed one of my farm cats, and that dog was returned to the neighbor, in a wooden crate, and I told him if the #%^!&)* thing ever comes here again, it's dead. Oddly enough, the neighbor told me to feel free to shoot it if it comes here again. ?????
Either way, I just am not a dog person. My favorite animals are horses, but I love my barn cats too, and have 14 of them. They keep the mice population down too, and one of them also kills rats. I have had dogs, and I have even tried to force myself to enjoy them, but I just dont care for em. The last dog I had, (puppy) drove me nuts with it's 24/7 barking. I gave it to a guy who wanted a dog, and the dog saved his life by barking when a house fire started during the night. I guess there's a reason for everything.....
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snipped-for-privacy@UNLISTED.com wrote in message ...

I totally understand. Lots of people aren't dog people, and that's fine. It's the people that insist on having them and not taking proper care of them that are the problem. When I was young we lived on a ranch and we had barn cats too, but they were truly feral. No way was anyone getting close enough to pet them or anything like that, and they were never fed "cat food."
Cheri
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"Cheri" <gserviceatinreachdotcom> wrote in message wrote in message ...

Even the so-called "good dog owners" are often slime. Tell me what's wrong with this conversation, which I've had with numerous people walking their dogs. I've enclosed the conversation in plus signs so you know where it begins and ends:
+++++++++++++++++++++++ Me: Could you please not let your dog stop in my lawn in the future? Dog Criminal: Why? +++++++++++++++++++++++
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JoeSpareBedroom wrote in message ...

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I do not consider a dog owner who walks their dog past anothers house, allowing the dog to urinate or defecate on someone elses property, a "good dog owner." They are slime IMO, and should be publicly caned. :-)
Cheri
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