A Chihuahua was mauled to death by an unleashed Greyhound at Croy beach, Ayrshire. He leave her family heartbroken and traumatized. The dog owner posted on Facebook, urging fellow dog owners to keep their pets on a leash. Especially, if they cannot control them, following the incident. The post, which describes Pixie, the five-year-old Chihuahua, as a sweet, fun, cheeky, loyal, and incredibly loving dog, went viral and reached a wider audience. reminding them of the importance of responsible pet ownership.

Pixie died at her "happy place" of Croy beach.
Pixie died at her “happy place” of Croy beach.

Mauled on the Beach

Death by Greyhound

The owner recounted how Pixie was ripped out of her arms by an unleashed Greyhound on Croy beach. And causing severe injuries that led to her untimely death. Despite being on a leash, Pixie was attacked and killed by the Greyhound. Because he could not be controlled by its owner.

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A Plea to Fellow Dog Owners

The owner of Pixie took to social media to plead with other dog owners to keep their pets on a leash if they cannot control them, especially in public places. She emphasized the importance of good recall and control of dogs, especially when in the presence of other dogs. She also highlighted the need for dog owners to be mindful of the behaviors of other dogs. And their owners must keep their dogs at a distance if they see any sign of danger.

Emotional Tribute

Pixie’s owner posted an emotional tribute to the sweet, fun, and loving dog, describing how much the beach meant to Pixie. And how all the family loves she. The incident left the family heartbroken. They want to raise awareness of responsible pet ownership to prevent such a tragic incident from happening to other pets.


Pixie’s tragic death highlights the importance of responsible pet ownership, especially in public places. Owners should always keep their dogs on a leash, especially if they cannot control them. And owners should be mindful of their pet’s behavior and the behaviors of other dogs. Pixie’s story has touched the hearts of many, and her family hopes that her story will encourage more responsible pet ownership.

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