A woman suffered serious facial injuries in what was
described as a "horrific" dog attack in Gisborne.
Sawyers Bay residents are being asked to keep their eyes and
ears open for roaming dogs after a pet sheep had its ear
bitten off in an attack early yesterday.
A second person has been arrested after three pit bulls were
allegedly set on two police officers called to a domestic
dispute in Dunedin, but the dogs have still not been found.
A dog that attacked a toddler at her home in Porirua, north
of Wellington, on Saturday has been destroyed and no charges
will be laid.
The Government has promised to review dog laws after three
dog attacks on children in less than a week.
A Rotorua nine-year-old has been left with deep cuts to her
head and arm after being attached by her neighbour's American
A fourth toddler in as many weeks has been attacked by a
The parents of a three-year-old boy bitten in the throat by a
family pet have praised road workers and rescuers who rushed
to save the toddler's life.
A dog attack in which a 3-year-old who was bitten in the
throat by a family pet yesterday serves as a warning to other
dog owners, says an animal expert.
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