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    Please comment on the following quote. I'm apparently incapable of comprehending it without help.

    "The bodies were discovered Monday when another person seeking to have his car fixed came to the home, saw the door wide open and called police. A deputy found the bodies, but investigators had to wait more than an hour to begin examining the scene because several Chihuahuas threatened emergency workers as they checked to see if the victims had a pulse."

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    Those mighty Chihuahuas can be vicious they’ll gnaw your ankles right down to the bone, the article did say Animal Control removed 18 dogs but no other breeds were mentioned.
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    Exactly how threatening were these chihuahuas? I think the proper resolution would be a simple punt.
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    That sounds like 18 punts minimum to me.

    All those investigators needed were a couple of vacuum cleaners and some cahonees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NONAME762 View Post
    That sounds like 18 punts minimum to me.

    All those investigators needed were a couple of vacuum cleaners and some cahonees.
    Naw, you could clear out probably 2 or 3 per punt.
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    They should feel lucky. At least it wasn't rabbits.


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    Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
    Those mighty Chihuahuas can be vicious they’ll gnaw your ankles right down to the bone, the article did say Animal Control removed 18 dogs but no other breeds were mentioned.
    An army of ankle biters, hmmm.. Maybe I need to rethink my decision to go with a big dog or two roaming around the home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by maxwell97 View Post
    Please comment on the following quote. I'm apparently incapable of comprehending it without help.
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    A deputy found the bodies, but investigators had to wait more than an hour to begin examining the scene because several Chihuahuas threatened emergency workers as they checked to see if the victims had a pulse. Animal control officers were called and removed about 18 dogs, several cats and a half-dozen chickens, authorities said.
    That is tough to comprehend, inside a home. Heck, not even the largest "ranch" home is big enough to have 18 dogs, cats and chickens running amongst the bodies.

    I wonder if they called the fire dept., to use the hoses. Hm.
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    $20 in burritos from Taco Bells dollar menu should've distracted 'em long enough to lock 'em in another room you'd think.
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    That poor visitor. A wide open door, and the wailing of chihuahuas keeping him from peeking his head in.
    Now I want Taco Bell.
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    18 dogs, some cats and half a dozen chickens?? Can you imagine the stench in that place? I'm guessing the EMS decided the smell alone would have killed the victims. No point in checking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chiefjason View Post
    They should feel lucky. At least it wasn't rabbits.


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    Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
    Those mighty Chihuahuas can be vicious they’ll gnaw your ankles right down to the bone, the article did say Animal Control removed 18 dogs but no other breeds were mentioned.
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    Exactly how threatening were these chihuahuas? I think the proper resolution would be a simple punt.
    18 of them nipping at the ankles. If they get you down on the floor, it's all over.
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