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Vicious dog pack continues to kill pets

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David Lindsey says the dogs jumped his fence and headed to the chicken coop. David Lindsey says the dogs jumped his fence and headed to the chicken coop.
Memphis Animal Services just recently put out a trap. Memphis Animal Services just recently put out a trap.
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(WMC-TV) - Patrols are on the hunt in one Mid-South neighborhood for a tireless pack of vicious dogs that have now been killing pets for months.

The most recent killings happened over the weekend. The dogs attack early in the morning, but neighbors here are getting very concerned.

Beserker the cat was killed by two dogs roaming the Cooper-Young area killing pets. Beserker died Friday night or early Saturday morning.

'They cornered him and killed him, my little buddy," said owner Mike Larribee.

Neighbors believe the two dogs struck again early Sunday morning killing four chickens and injuring others.

David Lindsey says the dogs jumped his fence and headed to the chicken coop.

"I ran outside and they were still in the coop," he said. "They had busted to the coop and they couldn't figure out how to get out."

Lindsey said the dogs broke out the other side and jumped over the fence and took off.

"It was a black and white dog," he said.

He says they pushed the fence that was nailed down until they could get in and attack the chickens.

"It was a pretty gory sight," he said.

The dogs have been prowling the Cooper-Young neighborhood since July. They periodically kill cats.

Memphis Animal Services just recently put out a trap. There have been patrols but so far the two killer dogs have eluded everyone.

"Eventually somebody is going to get hurt some nice lady that's walking her dog at night," said Larribee.

Neighbors have seen at times three and four dogs roaming. Memphis Animal Shelter plan to patrol the area looking for the dogs who appear pretty smart and elusive.

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