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Here are some more ways to accomplish the same goal. Again, if you don't want your dog to die, you should probably check with the authorities beforehand - but I won't tell if you won't.
Let's dispel the notion that suppressors (no, they're not called "silencers") get rid of all the noise from a gunshot. That can be broken down into 3 parts - the expanding hot gases coming out of the barrel after the bullet, the bullet itself (if it's supersonic, which is usually the case), and then the firing mechanism itself. A suppressor only serves to trap the gases and cool them down as much ...
Pipe shotguns are perhaps the easiest kind of DIY firearm to produce. All you need is a 3/4 in. pipe and some way to apply force on a nail straight in the middle and you get a way to fire 12-gauge shells at the enemy. Slow? Sure, but it's better than beating them over the head.
In case you have an SKS and want to make it fully automatic for some odd reason, here's the means how to do it. Make sure to check with the ATF beforehand - if they find out you've been making unregistered machineguns, they won't be happy and you'll definitely get into trouble.
Here's a quick guide on constructing a derringer - a small single-shot firearm that's more or less suitable only as a means of producing better equipment off the enemy through violent means. Who's the enemy, you may ask? Anyone who would deprive you of your birthright, regardless of whether he's acting on his own or on behalf of some group that you're not a part of. Of course, using derringers fo ...