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Surgeon fights tears

2017-09-14 13:45

A plastic and reconstructive surgeon could not hide her emotions in court here on Wednesday when describing dog bite injuries suffered by eight-year-old special needs boy James Sinkins in 2015.

Dogs that killed boy were ‘too vicious’ for trainer

2017-09-12 13:45

A dog trainer testifying at the inquest into the death of James Sinkins (8) said a few months earlier she had refused to train the dogs that attacked him because they were “too vicious”.

R170 000 raised for family of 3-year-old dog attack victim

2017-07-27 12:02

An online fundraising drive to help pay the medical costs for a three-year-old Cape Town girl and her grandfather, who were mauled by dogs, has reached almost 70% of its target in just a month.

Fighting pit bull attacks owner in Durban

2017-06-02 11:46

A man in his 20s has been taken to hospital after he was attacked by his male pit bull at his home in Bluff, south of Durban, paramedics say.

Girl, 11, killed in pit bull attack

2017-04-04 10:46

A pit bull that mauled an 11-year-old girl to death in Calitzdorp may be removed from its owner, say Western Cape police.

Gruesome pit bull attack leaves family stunned

2017-02-06 11:51

A family in Steinkopf, near Springbok in the Northern Cape, is still in shock after a gruesome incident in which their American pit bulls attacked a relative.

3 hurt as dog attacks family trying to dress it in sweater

2017-01-02 14:12

Police in Florida say an angry dog sent three people to the hospital after one tried to put a sweater on it.

Dogs kill Stellenbosch boy, 6, after he slips while trying to run away

2016-09-01 10:47

Two dogs have killed a Stellenbosch boy after they escaped from their property and attacked him at a nearby vlei where he was swimming with friends.

Pitbull attack survivor wants to save lives

2016-08-17 09:57

Ten-year old Siyamthanda Bakamela, who lost her leg following a pitbull attack last year, wants to become a doctor and save lives.

KZN woman savaged while trying to save her dog from two other dogs

2016-02-22 10:51

A 58-year-old KwaZulu-Natal woman has been severely injured after trying to protect her dog from being attacked by two other dogs, paramedics say.

 

‘Dogs must be put down’

2017-09-12 13:45

The hero of last week’s dog attack on a UKZN student is “haunted by the sight of her bloodied body” and adamant the two Rottweilers should be put down.

Saved from dogs' jaws

2017-09-11 10:05

KwaZulu-Natal ceramist and fine arts masters student Fay Morris (35) is in high care after a horrific attack by two Rottweilers that strayed onto UKZN grounds.

Two dogs viciously attack domestic worker

2017-06-21 12:00

A 42-year-old woman has been viciously attacked by two Rottweilers who got out of their yard in Garsfontein, Pretoria.

Dog mauls 67-year-old owner

2017-04-20 10:22

A 67-year-old woman has been rushed to hospital after she was mauled by her own Rottweiler, according to paramedics.

PE man loses arm after vicious dog attack

2017-02-20 12:12

A Port Elizabeth resident's left arm has been amputated after he was attacked by two pit bulls.

Are pit bulls safe as pets?

2017-01-20 09:57

Should pit bulls be banned as pets? The debate has surfaced after two young siblings were attacked by their family dog in Durban during the weekend.

Pit bulls attacked 10 year old girl on her way to school

2016-10-20 12:23

A 10-year-old girl from Bethlehem is recovering in hospital after she was attacked by two pit bull terriers.

Pit bull nearly bites off gran's hand in vain bid to save toddler

2016-08-29 14:19

A family is in mourning after their pit bull terrier killed their 18-month-old daughter at their home in Hermanus.

Brave dog saves owner from Pit Bull attack

2016-05-13 09:26

A dog has bravely knocked off a Pit Bull which was attacking his teenage owner while they were walking on their street in Durban.

Hero cat saves boy from vicious dog attack

2014-05-15 08:49

Watch: Cat chases away dog that mauls a young boy [WARNING: GRAPHIC]

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