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Dog trashes home so badly
her family thinks it’s burglarized

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/6/2019 11:08:42 AM

A family thought thought their home had been ransacked by burglars — but it turns out it was an inside job. A Cocker Spaniel puppy named Dory trashed the joint while her humans were out shopping, turning the “when the cat’s away” cliché on it’s head. (Snip) That’s when they noticed the “nibble marks” on everything — and realized Dory had quite the afternoon. The 11-month-old pup had emptied the kitchen cupboards and garbage can, littering the home with trash, biscuits, assorted chocolates and cooking utensils. “Dory is just a full-time nutcase who enjoys causing havoc,” Dylan, a 21-year-old medical biochemistry student, told Caters News.


No Kibble for you. Next trip is to veterinarian to be spayed. Merry Christmas, Dory.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: thewarden 12/6/2019 11:35:31 AM (No. 254529)
Ah, cute pup! We never had much of an issue with our 3 dogs. Only our first, which we got as a puppy, chewed things a bit—like our wood deck. She used to steal my son’s stuffed animals off his bed but never hurt them, until I bought her one, problem solved. She grew out of it. The last 2 were senior adoptions and they were too old to cause mischief. Our cats cause much more just chewed through the new prelit Christmas tree lights and my husband is not amused. Son and I warned him it would happen. Things happen with pets—must have patience and a sense of humor about it all. Love them unconditionally.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 12/6/2019 12:03:46 PM (No. 254572)
Cats are lots more destructive because they're acrobats. I had one who knocked an antique clock off the mantle and cost me $600 (more than it was worth) to repair. Another climbed the Christmas tree, got trapped and took a flying leap to the Venetian blinds, breaking them. She also broke several dishes and a butter dish over the years. Not being satisfied with her first Christmas tree adventure, she made a point of undecorating the Christmas tree every year and dragging the ornaments up to my bedroom during the night.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shells 12/6/2019 12:05:32 PM (No. 254575)
When my husband and I were first married we adopted miniature schnauzer littermate pups. Oh the joys of house breaking two dogs at once! I lost ten pounds. One time they got hold of a wallet and shredded five hundred dollars in cash. Another time they commandeered a pile of highlighters and colored each other’s faces, their white hair turned to neon pink, green and orange. Oh, and then there was the time they were backing out of the bathroom pulling the end of the toilet paper roll, pushed their bums up against the door and locked themselves in. Their screaming was so loud a neighbor called the police. Good times! Lord, I miss them. RIP guys. Hope I see you again some day.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: cold porridge 12/6/2019 12:29:52 PM (No. 254601)
These are all the reasons I love and pet other people's dogs, but these behaviors and having to clean up after they do their duty is why I don't have one.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Newtsche 12/6/2019 12:45:01 PM (No. 254619)
Authorities are blaming the family for watching holiday movies, in particular "A Christmas Story" (the Bumpus hounds) and "Christmas Vacation" (Snots).
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Reply 6 - Posted by: KatieJo 12/6/2019 1:28:18 PM (No. 254678)
We have a year and a half old German Shepherd who hates when we leave him. I don't think he would trash the house, I'm pretty sure he would not, but I put him in his kennel. Never had a single problem.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/6/2019 1:35:42 PM (No. 254690)
Self propelled cat toy.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Delilah 12/6/2019 1:55:36 PM (No. 254714)
I had two cats for 20 years and now I have a Chihuahua and none of then ever trashed anything at any time. My Angus the cat could leap up onto a 12 foot x 1 foot mantle and walk across it when it was filled with seasonal decorations plus an antique calendar clock and never move one object. He was a great cat. I loved him dearly. I got him after my husband passed and he helped me get through my grief.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hammondb3 12/6/2019 2:10:56 PM (No. 254723)
I had a dog that once went through my parent's house and chewed the spine off of every book in about 4 bookcases throughout the house. He did that ONE time and never again. I shudder in horror when I think of what my dad must have done to that dog to make sure it never happened again.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: fourpmfox 12/6/2019 6:07:55 PM (No. 254919)
Cats are much more trouble than pups !!! I had a pair of rescue Siamese in San Francisco. Grocery shopping I got a whole chicken at my favorite place where they wrapped everything in butcher's paper. While unloading, somehow those cats go their paws on the chicken and went off with it. When I found them, they were tearing up the paper, having dragged it up the thirteen steps of my Victorian's staircase !!! That's teamwork !!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Annie Xango 12/6/2019 8:42:21 PM (No. 255013)
Oh, gosh....I love everyone's stories..
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Reply 12 - Posted by: pensom2 12/7/2019 1:42:15 AM (No. 255192)
That's no Cocker Spaniel. Maybe one parent is a spaniel, but the other is a black lab. Dogs are great with people who know how to take charge of them and manage them properly. In the hands of owners who let them have their way, not so much. I've had two Springer Spaniels--bird dogs, not house dogs.
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