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Dog stabbed after ‘joke’ went sour

May 3, 2018 | By More
Dog stabbed after ‘joke’ went sour

An elderly Jack Russell terrier named Skipper was stabbed in the neck after a “joking” discussion about whether his age and health meant he should be euthanised.

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Man stabbed dog who attacked him

April 5, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed dog who attacked him

A man who stabbed a dog that had leapt out of a car and bit him, has been ordered to pay the veterinarian’s bill for the emergency operation the dog needed.

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The accidental dog-napping

October 31, 2016 | By More
The accidental dog-napping

A man who drove away from a service station in a stolen car with a dog inside, pleaded guilty to unlawfully getting into a car in the Christchurch District Court.

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Chicken charge after backyard ‘bloodbath’

October 18, 2016 | By More
Chicken charge after backyard ‘bloodbath’

When a charge of assault using a chicken as a weapon came up, it sounded like it was going to be one of court’s funny moments. It wasn’t.

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Custody remand for ‘dog-napping’ charge

October 17, 2016 | By More
Custody remand for ‘dog-napping’ charge

A man accused of taking a car with a family dog inside has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Puppy’s leg amputated after ill-treatment

June 16, 2016 | By More
Puppy’s leg amputated after ill-treatment

A puppy’s leg had to be amputated after violent ill-treatment by 26-year-old Christopher John Cross, of Woolston.

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Arrest warrant issued over firearms charges

April 12, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued over firearms charges

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man charged with possession of firearms following a search of a property in Yaldhurst where police had to shoot a dog attacking them.

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Attacks on woman, pet dog admitted

March 6, 2016 | By More
Attacks on woman, pet dog admitted

Two assaults on a woman, and two attacks on a dog, all within two weeks, were admitted by a 36-year-old man in the Christchurch District Court.

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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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