Tag: dog attack

Lifelong scarring likely from dog attack

August 3, 2018 | By More
Lifelong scarring likely from dog attack

A woman faces likely lifelong scarring and a seven-year-old boy is missing his “best bud” after a vicious dog attack in Sydenham.

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Dog attacked girl at playground

July 14, 2018 | By More
Dog attacked girl at playground

A family is waiting to find out whether a six-year-old girl will be disfigured by a dog bite she received at a playground in Rangiora.

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Woman stood her ground when pig dogs attacked

June 15, 2018 | By More
Woman stood her ground when pig dogs attacked

A woman was injured when she picked up an elderly poodle while it was being savaged to death by two pig dogs at Leithfield, North Canterbury.

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Woman savaged in her front yard

May 4, 2018 | By More
Woman savaged in her front yard

A woman needed surgery and 20 stitches after a neighbour’s dog jumped the fence and tore into her leg in her own front yard.

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Owner apologises for ‘menacing’ dog’s attack on boy

February 16, 2018 | By More
Owner apologises for ‘menacing’ dog’s attack on boy

A man’s heart-felt apology, delivered from the dock at his sentencing, helped to keep him out of prison as the owner of a “menacing” dog that savaged a 10-year-old boy.

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Owner agrees to dog’s destruction after attack

February 29, 2016 | By More
Owner agrees to dog’s destruction after attack

The owner of a American pit bull terrier-cross dog who bit him in the hip, then attacked his partner’s arm, agreed to his destruction in the Christchurch District Court.

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