Kids are cautioned not to touch a mangy dog for fear that the mange will ooze from the hapless pooch to the child and cause his skin to rot and his hair to fall out.
A goat and a couple of mangy dogs sniffed around them, their senses quickened by the smells from the next door kitchen.
The park beside Santa Sabina is empty except for a few mangy , watchful cats and an old man who is playing simple scales on the flute - trilling up the scale, trilling down.
Deep-down you have this sneaking feeling that there is every chance you are going to be sold a pup, quite possibly even a mangy dog.
Instead, he's a mangy mutt with his tail between his legs.
He wore a colorless, primeval terry-cloth bathrobe that had been picked and shredded to a mangy condition.
She wants him to stop looking like such a mangy scruffbag.
The patchy raggedness of the moult gave him a somewhat mangy appearance, but by the end of June he was smooth and as lean as a hungry wolf in his summer coat.
I bet she can both hear and smell those mangy animals from her front porch.
Many dogs are mangy , sickly or hungry, and often roam in packs.