Homeless poodles have been found wandering exclusive neighborhoods in American cities due to the recession - owners just cannot keep up with the popular but high maintenance pet - bi-weekly grooming/clipping/pedicures, special diets, clothing, boots, jewel encrusted leashes and tiaras. "Poodles are not only demanding but they are expensive," chirped ChaCha Raimundo, "we are in foreclosure on our condo, we're stretched beyond our means!"
This last holiday weekend, poodles seemed to be turning on their cash-strapped owners who had abandoned them on the beaches. In a very scary situation in South Beach on Memorial Day weekend, there was an actual poodle stampede; poodles snatched purses and jewelry from unsuspecting tourists and the bar-hopping crowds, defecating on beach chairs, pulling off thongs and flip-flops while biting people's ankles. Witnesses said it was mayhem. Authorities are investigating and animal rights groups are demanding compensation for the abandoned pets as well as government funded health care.