ARTICLES RELATING TO DOG ATTACKS

Hero cat saves boy from vicious dog attack

2014-05-16 09:22

Watch: Cat chases away dog that mauls a young boy.

Hero cat saves boy from vicious dog attack

2014-05-15 09:01

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

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]

Dog bites off toddler's ear

2013-10-21 10:46
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A 17-month-old baby from eMalahleni has lost her right ear after it was bitten off by the family's pet Jack Russell terrier, according to a report.

Diplomat claims blackmail after dog bite

2013-05-21 09:27

The deputy high commissioner of an Asian country has claimed a Pretoria couple is trying to blackmail him after his dog allegedly bit a woman on the leg, according to a report.

Girl bitten by 'racist' dog

2013-02-26 08:47
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A Honeydew mother has accused a dog of being racist after the animal ran into her yard and bit her daughter.

Welkom girl viciously attacked by 5 dogs

2013-01-11 09:05

A 17-year-old girl has been viciously attacked by a pack of dogs while on her way to a new school.

Toddler dies after zoo plunge

2012-11-05 09:15

2-year-old boy dies after fall and African wild dog attack at zoo.

Woman's arm amputated after dog attack

2012-06-07 18:06
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A woman has lost her arm after she was mauled by a boerboel in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape police say.

Husky kills newborn baby

2012-02-28 11:06

A family pet has bitten and killed a 2-day-old baby

Dog attack on Cape Town beach

2012-01-11 18:50

A 2-year-old girl has been bitten by a Rottweiler on a Cape Town beach, paramedics say.

Naked man dies after dog attck

2011-12-10 14:00

A man has been found naked with his ears bitten off and his face swollen after dogs attacked him outside Zeerust.

Woman attacked by dog in Johannesburg

2011-10-25 16:54

A woman has been severely injured after being attacked by a dog in Kensington, Johannesburg.

Man mauled by dogs in Durban

2011-09-22 15:08
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A man is in a serious condition after he was mauled by a group of dogs in Durban, paramedics say.

Dog attacks Free State boy

2011-09-20 18:01

A 12-year-old Free State boy has suffered serious injuries when a dog attacked him in Virginia, paramedics say.

SPCA: Implement animal by-laws now

2011-07-01 14:29

The SPCA claims that uncontrolled breeding is the reason for dog attacks on humans, such as the recent attack on a toddler in Cape Town.

Employer 'watched' as dogs maul domestic

2011-05-30 08:01
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A domestic worker has accused her employer of simply watching while their three vicious dogs attacked her, say reports.

Dogs rip man apart

2010-05-09 21:00

A man has died in Vanderbijlpark after being attacked by Bull Terriers, paramedics say.

Dog bite: Sheriff gets damages

2009-12-02 08:13

A former deputy sheriff has been awarded R300 000 in damages, after being attacked by a German shepherd dog while serving a summons.

When a dog attacks

2009-11-20 11:43

Here’s how to react when faced with an aggressive animal.

Man sues after dog attack

2009-08-13 09:59

A debt collector from Randfontein is claiming about R182 000 after he was allegedly attacked by two bull mastiffs, leaving him seriously disfigured.

Boy, 4, attacked by pit bull

2009-06-22 09:14

A 4-year-old Secunda boy had parts of his scalp ripped off and his left arm broken, after being attacked by what is believed to be a pit bull terrier.

 

Cat saves boy from dog attack

2014-05-15 09:53

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

Hero cat saves boy from vicious dog attack

2014-05-15 08:50

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

US judge spares dog's life after brutal attack

2014-03-26 09:47

A judge in Arizona spared the life of a pit bull that mauled a 4-year-old boy last month and touched off a polarising Internet debate on mercy, blame and animal violence.

Woman sues over dog attack

2013-08-09 15:49

A 79-year-old woman is suing a North West couple for R234 000 after she was attacked by their dogs four years ago, according to a report.

Woman bitten 122 times by dogs

2013-04-17 11:03
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A Free State woman has been seriously injured after being attacked by three dogs while walking down a Brandfort street.

Mom fights off vicious Boerboel

2013-01-18 08:31

A Cape Town mother is recovering in hospital after fighting off a vicious Boerboel which left her with a broken arm.

‘1 in 3 dogs will attack’

2012-11-08 12:11

A third of dog owners are bitten by their pets- is your child safe?

Witness tells of brutal dog attack

2012-06-08 10:33
91 comments

An Eastern Cape woman has told how she rushed outside with a cricket bat when she saw a neighbour's dog attacking a woman, who lost her arm in the attack.

Top tips for avoiding rabies!

2012-05-15 13:45

Your dog-loving kid may be at risk for contracting the killer disease, rabies.

Man, 83, killed by dogs in George

2012-01-25 18:04

An elderly man has been killed by dogs in George after being sent to buy a sheep, Western Cape police say.

25 Rottweilers maul abusive owner

2011-12-10 14:30

A 60-year-old Czech woman has been mauled to death by up to 25 "abused and starving" Rottweilers that she was allegedly breeding for dog-fighting.

Strand woman mauled by Rottweiler

2011-11-19 22:12

A woman in Strand has been hospitalised with serious injuries after she was mauled by a large Rottweiler.

Dog attacks East Rand toddler

2011-09-27 19:07

A Boerboel has attacked and seriously injured a 2-year-old boy in Atlasville, Boksburg, paramedics say.

Boerboel saves boy from dog attack

2011-09-21 11:01
263 comments

A Boerboel has probably saved the life of a 12-year-old boy by jumping over a high fence and attacking a bullterrier that was busy mauling the child.

SPCA admits dog crisis in Philippi

2011-07-13 08:45
93 comments

The SPCA has admitted that there is a crisis at the Sweet Home Farm squatter’s camp in Philippi after the community threatened to kill all dogs in the area, following recent attacks on children.

Dogs attack Joburg woman outside home

2011-06-23 15:46

A woman in Johannesburg has been left seriously injured after she was attacked by three dogs outside her house, paramedics have said.

Man still critical after dog attack

2010-11-12 21:12

A 48-year-old man who was attacked by a boerboel in Uitenhage is still in a critical condition in hospital, Eastern Cape police say.

Woman 'at fault' for dog attack

2010-03-02 09:29

The owner of a bull terrier which broke an Evander woman's arm says the incident was the victim's own fault.

When a dog attacks

2009-11-20 11:43

Here’s how to react when faced with an aggressive animal.

Man dies after dog attack

2009-09-29 09:28

An elderly man who was attacked by four boxer dogs two months ago, has died after his wounds failed to heal. The dogs are still in the care of the SPCA.

Dogs maul man, 75

2009-06-30 09:34

An elderly man has told how four boxer dogs attacked him while he was walking on a Pretoria street, ripping out a piece of flesh from his calf and a clump of his hair.

Dog attacks fighting couple

2009-04-26 12:16

A pit bull terrier has been shot dead by security guards after attacking a couple who were fighting at their home in Orange Grove in Johannesburg.

 
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