A Wainoni man has been discharged without conviction for a dog’s attack that meant a fur seal savaged on New Brighton beach had to be euthanised.
A woman faces likely lifelong scarring and a seven-year-old boy is missing his “best bud” after a vicious dog attack in Sydenham.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.