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Peevish pet spreads fear in Malmö neighbourhood

Peevish pet spreads fear in Malmö neighbourhood

Published: 17 Aug 2012 17:23 GMT+02:00
Updated: 17 Aug 2012 17:23 GMT+02:00

Police in southern Sweden, who were called out to apprehend a loose dog that was reportedly terrorizing a neighbourhood in the Käglinge district of Malmö, were surprised to find that the aggressive canine was a Chihuahua.

“I did think it was going to be a bigger dog than that,” said Calle person of the Skåne police to local paper Skånskan.

Police were alerted to the area to apprehend the cantankerous canine, after the little mutt had gained access to a building and in a fit of temper bit another dog, according to the paper.

Witnesses also said it had been seen scampering around in the neighbourhood barking and acting aggressively against passers-by but without actually biting any of the people it encountered.

The Chihuahua, named after a state in Mexico, is the smallest breed of dog. It comes in various shapes and sizes but rarely grow taller than 30-38 centimeters high.

Officers looking for the peevish pet returned to the station empty handed however, as the little dog had scarpered by the time they got to the scene.

According to police however, no one had been seriously injured by the dog’s violent behavior.

“The canine that was bitten is recovering well from the ordeal. We still haven’t found the dog either, I guess that could be because of its size, “ Persson told Skånskan.

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19:34 August 17, 2012 by bcterry
Get over your ridiculous aversion to dogs.

It's 2012 for christ's sake.
21:48 August 17, 2012 by playmobil
Look out! a dog with no leash! AAAAAAHH!!!
23:03 August 17, 2012 by mafketis
Afraid of a chihuahua...... the mind reels.

Sweden is full of cowards. The only variable is just what everyday normal thing a particular resident of the cowardly kingdom is irrationally afraid of.

I'm open to another explanation if anyone can offer one....
00:27 August 18, 2012 by blursd
Reminds me of a women I saw a few weeks back that was allowing herself to be dragged around by her Pomeranian dog. The dog weighs about 1.5 kilos (at best) ... how exactly does it physically overpower a 55+ kilo human being?

Some people are just stupid ...
18:04 August 18, 2012 by Flygger
@mafketis You're awful rude or awful drunk or skanked out. Must be one of them to rant on the way you have. Is there any reason you even look at this site except to inflame people you idiot ??

I'd love to see you if there was a wasp within 2m of you and see you do a fairy dance you loud mouthed oaf.. hahahaaa. Idiot !!
17:12 August 19, 2012 by mafketis
Flygger, since it takes no courage to insult someone I understand that you cannot deny that Sweden is filled with cowards.
02:50 August 20, 2012 by Ian C. Purdie - Sydney
A Chihuahua? Will he/she suffer secret rendition back to Mexico?
00:10 August 23, 2012 by sigfus45
As an extreme lover of dogs and member of several dog clubs at which I had the opprotunity to train several thousand people and their dogs in hunting, tracking, obedience and protection, I gained an opinion on Chihuahua dogs and their handler/owner. It is not favourable. Only a very few countered that opinion, giving some faint hope.
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