Chihuahua mauled to death by neighbor’s dogs

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police responded to a Dayton home after a man reported his dog was mauled to death.

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of East Maplewood Avenue around 7 p.m. Saturday on reports of a dog complaint.

When police arrived, the caller told them his black Chihuahua had been mauled to death by his neighbor’s two pit bulls.

Another neighbor reported seeing the two dogs attack the Chihuahua.

When officers investigated, they found the dog dead in the backyard with a large bite mark on its neck.

Officers tried to make contact with the owner of the two pit bulls but no one was home.

Police contacted the Animal Resource Center to follow up with the investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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