A bitch died after a dog fight in South Dunedin last night.
Animal Control team leader Ros MacGill said a pit bullcross
died after fighting a bullmastiff and a pit bull at a South
Dunedin house where the three dogs had lived for about 10
The owners had gone to the supermarket and left the dogs in
‘‘When they got back, one of them was dead. It was quite
unexpected. There was no warning signs of the dogs not
The owners were responsible but a pack of dogs was always at
risk of fighting, especially if they were the same sex.
If an owner left the property, dogs should be locked in a
kennel or, if left for a longer period, the animals taken to
a pet hotel, she said.