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California Puppies Die When Tied Below An Active Beehive

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Dianne Ly
- 1079 days ago -
The latest human insanity was some unknown person in Fallbrook, Calif. (San Diego County) who tied five puppies to a tree under an active beehive. Imagine the horror as the puppies started receiving stings from the angry hive.

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Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 11:47 am
This was either unbelievable cruelty, or unbelievable stupidity!

Angela N. (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 11:59 am
thanks :)

Regina P. (79)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 12:02 pm
I hope that they catch them & hang them..

Nancy Roussy (79)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 12:55 pm
Of course whoever did that knew what he/she/they were doing! Asking questions like that when an evil act was commited is one of the many reasons why psychopaths are getting away with what they are doing, why there are so many and why their acts are getting worst! They are not punished, they are excused and well treated! It's insane!

Sherry P. (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:20 pm
How do YOU know Nancy! That is exactly why I don't want to be associated with animal rights folk. You know NOTHING about the case, but you assume they knew what they were doing. Even worse, you have chastised the paper for even asking the question. Ever hear of getting facts before we go off! Get a grip on your emotions. Of course, if they DID know what they were doing, they should go to prison. No ifs ands or buts. However, rationality and reason should always be maintained. As a person who adopted a disabled dog and gets the 3rd degree from every unstable nut out there, who has been screamed at, followed home, had my privacy invaded, to you and them get yourself some therapy! Acting first w/o having a single fact is also psychopathy!

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:38 pm
i side with Nancy,Sherry-even if they did not know there was a beehive there,what reason would they have to TIE 5 PUPPIES UP IN THE FIRST PLACE!?
Nancy is most likely thinking like most of us here on Care2--so much vile animal abuse going on and not a damn thing being done to them,Us "ANIMAL FOLKS" have had a bad week trying to save many animals from abuse and finding forever homes for the ones that survive their abuse and need homes.We saved some :) we lost some :(
I am damn proud to be an :animal folk",thank you much Shelly......Maybe you should think about moving on to other news articles where "animal folk" are not at....

N Away W. (650)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:43 pm
can I do the same (or actually worse) to the perpetrators???

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:53 pm

Five dogs were attacked by a swarm of bees in Fallbrook. Tragically, they were all tied to the tree and could not escape. The two surviving puppies, both five months old, are a male Jack Russell terrier mix and a male Chihuahua mix. It is unknown if the person who tied the puppies under the tree knew about the bee hive.

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:55 pm
sorry here is the live link for the you tube video of these little cuties that survived....

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:56 pm
Watch that video and then tell me what kind of person or people would tie those sweet things up to a tree--all 5 of them,my guess would be that it would not be a GOOD reason.

MmAWAY M. (477)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:09 pm
Sadly, I am typing this after watching the news here in San Diego where this happened...It was on the front page, which is so strange since that never happens.

Sorry ~ "5 Puppies tied to tree near hive attached by bees; 3 die ~ Three Puppies were killed and two critically injured after they were tied to a tree beneath a hive and attacked by a swarm of bees, authorities said Friday.

All of the 5 month old dogs suffered numerous stings.

It's a tragic story, said Lt. Dan DeSousa of the county Department of Animal Services. He said the dog owners, a woman and her 16 old daugher, told investigators they don't know who tied the pups to the tree after they left in the morning. They said the dogs had never before left their fenced property.

The puppies were found May 31 near an oak tree in the middle of a field that had been set on fire off De Luz Road, next to their owner's residence and a trailer park.

More at my San Diego Union/Tribune site...but right now it does did state that no charges are being brought up against the owners.

Frankly, IMO I am shocked since if I had puppies they would never be out of my locked yard, for this to happen is horrific and so distressing! No printable words, just tears when I read this early this morning! RIP dear ones...Horrible~The fact that one crawled away to just die of bee stings hurts my heart and typing this and reading the news still makes me sob!

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:14 pm
Mm if you get any more news on this please pass it my way,thanx-can't wait to see if they find who did it and why.

Catherine Turley (192)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:33 pm
thanks for the added info, marilyn. seems to me a neighbor doesn't like barking. at least, that's where i would start looking. and a quick check of sherry's submissions tells me that she has issues that make her hyper-sensitive. people rant out of frustration and disgust. nancy would never want harm to come to someone innocent.

Laurie S. (73)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:36 pm
And they want to make even more cuts in education....really????

Veronica C. (40)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 10:03 pm
It's kinda hard to not know that you're under a beehive. Someone standing under one, tying up puppies, would see bees coming and going, swarming around, even if they didn't hear any buzzing. Sounds intentional to me.

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 10:12 pm
Agree Veronica and Laurie.

Danuta Watola (1244)
Monday June 11, 2012, 2:46 am

Janet R. (37)
Monday June 11, 2012, 3:18 am
The excuses for humans walking among us. Shame on the POSs who did this to these innocent puppies.

Pat A. (116)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:08 am
Yes we should make sure of any facts in so far as we can - but looking at the problem logically how and WHY would anyone do such a thing to puppies, and how could anyone not notice a swarm above them? If it were far enough away not to be noticed then they would not have attacked the puppies, I would have thought. Possibly the puppies were barking for help when their noise and movement annoyed the bees.

I cannot see myself how anyone could have done such a thing with good intentions - the mother and daughter who owned them say the puppies were in their yard when they left.... (thanks for the detail MmM, couldn't send you another green star yet - I tried!).

Thanks for this Dianne - and you are right, as is Mm M, Catherine, Veronica and just about everyone....

Sherri - do you really think that 'Acting first w/o having a single fact is also psychopathy!' - really??! It seems people did have facts, and more than one.

Ela V. (86)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 5:08 am
This demonstrates the level of awareness of mankid generally. We don't have enough alert consciousness so as to foresee something obvious. We are all walking asleep.

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 5:09 am
Thank you Patricia,sent you a star and here are hugs and smiles for you---- :) :) :) :)

Gloria picchetti (302)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 5:27 am
Horribly cruel. I wish the criminal could be found.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 5:34 am
I hope the perp(s)are found and tied below an active hornets nest.............what, too cruel..........ironic

D C K. (18)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 5:44 am
What horrible news!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The individual(s) should be persecuted and (*&

Leslene Dunn (75)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:08 am
Sorry, I am a passionate animal lover - how could they not see the hive. They should be tied to the same tree and left to die. And to whoever says I am an animal nutcase, believe it because I am. I have no respect or compassion for humans that abuse innocent, defenceless animals. And I do believe in 'an eye for an eye" when it comes to animals!

paul m. (93)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:21 am

How Stupid can people be ????

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:25 am
protect life, prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

Tia Phillips (10)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:39 am
Omg! Poor babies! So sad. What Monster would get a kick out of doing such a thing!!! So sad. I hope who ever did this, is caught and held accountable! Animal Cruelty at it's best! Definitely...

Robert Hardy (68)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:57 am
The worry is will it be a child next?

Maryann Cortright (16)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:03 am
Just when I think I've heard it all. So many wrongs here. First, intentionally HANGING 5 puppies . Second, UNDER A BEEHIVE. You can't tell me that the person didn't know that BIG ASS HIVE wasn't there with all that buzzing and humming going on. Third, the person had to hear the puppies cry and whimper from hanging and the painful stings. I just don't know what is wrong with folks anymore. If they find said offender, whats he gonna say "It's because I wasn't breastfed as a baby".? How can someone just do that? One day he will have to face God and make the ultimate answer for what he did. God bless the two little ones who made it and the three who passed away are cradled in God's arms & playing in puppy heaven, never to be hurt again.

Vivien Green (153)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:30 am
Hon Y show some respect for pity sake and stop climbing on the backs of murdered puppies to advertise.
I am disgusted and certainly would never purchase anything from you.
I have reported you to Care2

Vivien Green (153)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:31 am
I meant to say that I read this story with horror and pity for the poor baby dogs.
What type of a monster does this , sick sick ,sick

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:31 am
Who are you referring to Vivien???

Ioannes J. (1)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 8:15 am
Question about this person background. Were this person abuse by caretaker (parent, relative, neighbor, etc) as a child? therefore, toddler grown into a child or teenager to take innocent animal as way release his/her anger or revenge. This person is very dangerous to society in long run and need therapy ASAP.

Veronique L. (209)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 8:26 am

paula eaton (30)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 8:35 am
Put these cruel humans in a concrete cell with several bee hives and see how they like it. Also take away their ability to protect themselves. Vile humans! Poor puppies.

Jillian L. (52)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 9:03 am
saddened to hear about this.

Elaine Al Meqdad (248)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 10:17 am
Noted! What a bunch of backward redneck idiot hicks, Boy to I hope they encounter a massive swarm of African bees who won't lay off them till they to are dead!

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Erika M. (201)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 11:00 am
This is horrifying. I hope the two that were taken to a vet will be ok.

Sandi C. (227)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 11:07 am
That person did not deserve to be a pet owner. stake them out on a ant hill then pour honey on them.

. (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 11:56 am
How horrible, were these people really that stupid, or were they not aware of the Beehive.

Florence Eaise (132)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 12:02 pm
HEARTBREAKING Im NOT a violent person but i can think of more than a few things id like to do to the person or people who did this thanks for sharing

Angela Gottschalk (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 12:37 pm
It's totally irrelevant whether they knew about the bee swarm, what the hell were they doing tying up 5 assorted puppies to a tree anyway.? Sherry P. for goodness sakes accept that all the folk that care for animals are NOT extreme emotional freaks but intelligent caring people who hate to see ANY living being abused or mis-treated, animals, children, elderly people, you name it....for yourself just calm down and start to enjoy life !!!!!

Gloria H. (88)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 12:48 pm
The Romans used a bee basket in which to put condemned people to death for the enjoyment of the crowd. Bees once getting the signal from one of their own to sting will respond in kind. An agonizing way to die, much to the amusement of sadists.
If someone thought they were freeing the dogs from the yard, they should have "liberated" them to an animal shelter. This story smacks of revenge motive.

Christeen Anderson (619)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:18 pm
So,so sad.This story broke my heart.I would like to see the culprits caught and punished.

Kathleen R. (138)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:36 pm
noted & read

Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:36 pm

Terry V. (22)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:45 pm
terrible nothing surpises me anymore the things people do

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:00 pm
To Sherry and her ilk, puppies do not get tied to trees - with or without bees. That's not what animal lovers do, only animal abusers or people so stupid they really shouldn't breed.

What if instead of the puppies, people had put a little child under the tree and it had been killed by bees? Would you still have spouted similar stuff?

Shan D. (49)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:03 pm
"That is exactly why I don't want to be associated with animal rights folk." - Sherry P. -

Then just go away. We don't want to be associated with sociopaths like you without a shred of compassion or common sense. The perfect place for you would be to be handcuffed and chained by the neck to a tree right below a huge hive of angry bees, with NO WAY TO ESCAPE.

Your post makes me wonder how many animals YOU'VE abused in your life...

michelle m. (41)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 2:55 pm
Sherry P your comments are disgusting.
An animal welfare site is obviously not the place for you.Shame on you.You disgust me.I pity nay animals that you may have as they would not be cared for well that is obvious.
I agree 100 with Nancy Roussy.This was a deliberate act of animal cruelty.You don't need much of a brain to work this one out.
An eye for an eye.I would love to enact payback to the bastards who deliberately killed these poor puppies.

Marlene Dinkins (263)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 3:06 pm
nancy you are right. they did and nathing will be done to who ever done this. very sad!!! but its happening here and every where, all over the world!!!!animals got kill turture and you can named. but nathing is done to be stoped. it happen every day. animals die for starvetion, beatting, heat tempetures. its absolutely insane!!!!! but stil not way to stop this distroction to the animals. the ones do not do nathing to hurt us.

Edgar Zuim (47)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 3:32 pm
Insanity unprecedented.

Linda P. (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 3:47 pm
Sick scum that would do this to these babies. Hope they catch the one that did this , maybe they can tie them to the same tree.

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 3:52 pm
You all have said what I feel,thank you--Shelly you need to find another site to post in--Yes I am an animal lover and yes I am an ''animal folk" as you call us Sherry--and am damn proud of it!!!

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 4:02 pm
So sad. I believe Karma will get even with whoever did this cruel and inhumane act.

Michelle K. (3)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 4:12 pm
What a senseless tragedy. I can't imagine what might have been going through the minds of those poor puppies. More importantly what was going through the mind of the caregiver???

ashley jager (0)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 4:33 pm
People are ridiculous. i dont understand what would posses a person to do this. Shared on facebook. I hope that the person/s responsible get what they deserve.

Jedi Ranger (3)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:08 pm
I cannot ever say enough, WE are their voices, if we go silent then stupid cruel and horrendous behavior like this happens. To Sherry: I don't care if whoever did it knew about the hive or not. What sort of low life does it take to tie them up and just leave? I'm sorry but this is the kind of story that just really infuriates me.

Anne K. (134)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 7:50 pm
Why were the puppies tied under the tree? Forget the bees for a moment. Were the puppies tied to the tree for an "outing"? Did they have access to water? Or was this a deliberate act of sadistic cruelty?

Debbie Hogan (118)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 8:15 pm
I hate to think of what those poor innocent creatures must have gone through. Glad at least two of them came out of that nightmare alive. Hoping for the best.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 11:42 pm
R.I.P to the little angels.. Humans never ceased to disgust me!

Ruth S. (300)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 6:26 am
I would do the same to that low life that left those little angels tied to the tree, an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth!!

Gitte Loeyche (36)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 7:08 am
A suitable punishment for the person(s) who did this, are they found, would be to tie the under the same beehive.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 7:34 am

Quinton Smith (40)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 11:49 am
I am starting to sound like a broken record but here we go again "HUMANS DOING WHAT HUMANS DO BEST THIS TIME IT IS AGAIN KILLING FIVE PUPPIES BY CHAINING THEM UNDER A SWARMING BEE CONLEY" the world would be a better place if there wore no humans on it. sad don't you think?? =^..^=

Dianne D. (471)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 12:34 pm
I'm so sick of hearing things like this happen. More than likely it was a male and a complete low life. All I can do at this point is to ask God to Bless these little puppies and all the animals in the world and may God give the person that did this a very short misable life while on earth with a painful death and may he experience all the pain these puppies felt until they died, everyday of this persons day in hell.

Nan Towle (68)
Wednesday June 13, 2012, 3:17 pm
People who do things like this are broken.

I say this because if it were my dog/dogs, or any dog that was getting attacked, I'd do everything I could to get them away from there to the best of my ability. You un-clip their leash/collar, you cut the leash, you throw a blanket over them, throw water on the bees, whatever you have on hand. Try anything to get them out of there.

Almost everyone has a cell phone these days. Any phone calls go out to any emergency people, anywhere? No.
Firemen that were in the area found the puppies.

Accidents happen, but by the lack of anything being done, this was no accident.

I hope that the person(s) responsible gets found. No defenseless, living thing should ever be in their care, ever again.

A just and educational response for the miscreants that did this is that they get to experience what these puppies experienced.

Thursday June 14, 2012, 1:49 am
Sadly noted. Stupid sick disgusting bastards. Thank you Dianne.

Dianne Lynn Elko (758)
Thursday June 14, 2012, 8:09 pm
UP-DATE!! 6/14......
Buzz and Woody were fortunate - three other puppies died on the same day that the bee attack took place. According to KUSI News, someone tied five puppies to a tree, beneath a beehive.
I put out a new article on this!!

Julia R. (295)
Friday June 15, 2012, 8:43 pm
Horrible cruelty and a terrible tragedy! Something such as this could never happen by accident. All of the puppies were tied and there were five of them! I hope the person or persons who did this suffers the same fate! Death by hundreds or thousands of stings. In the meanwhile, I hope that they catch these people and they go to jail for such a malicious crime.

Patricia Cannell (789)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 8:41 am
I have sent in a report on Judy W. - - This is awful!! What more can be said? This is a case of pure animal abuse!!

Barbara F. (58)
Monday June 18, 2012, 9:28 am
This was just a complete IDIOT! The person who did this, KNEW EXACTLY WHAT THEY DID! This makes me ill, to read something like this.

Barbara C. (1)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 12:01 pm
There is still pure evil in this world.
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