dog attack

Woman hospitalised after dogs attack

A woman suffered serious facial injuries in what was described as a "horrific" dog attack in Gisborne.

Roaming dog attacks pet sheep

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.

Oamaru 85-year-old tells of dog attack

The 85-year-old Oamaru woman attacked by a dog says she lost "quite a lot of blood from my head" after the animal knocked her to the ground.

Second arrest in dog attack

Second arrest in dog attack

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.

Toddler attack dog destroyed

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.

Dog law review promised in wake of attacks

Dog law review promised in wake of attacks

The Government has promised to review dog laws after three dog attacks on children in less than a week.

Girl (9) attacked by dog

A Rotorua nine-year-old has been left with deep cuts to her head and arm after being attached by her neighbour's American bulldog.

Another toddler mauled by dog

A fourth toddler in as many weeks has been attacked by a family dog.

Praise for rescuers of boy attacked by dog

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.

Attack a warning to dog owners

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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