ARTICLES RELATING TO DOG ATTACKS

Pitbulls rip dog apart

2019-04-24 15:55

A Copesville woman and her three young children have been too scared to return home for over a week after watching their beloved dog being mauled to death by two pitbulls.

BRUTAL DOG ATTACKS

2019-03-26 10:42

Dog attacks seem frequent, yet the pursuit of justice and redress is grim.

KZN man attacked by pit bull while walking his poodle

2019-02-15 09:07

A man has sustained moderate injuries after he was attacked by a pit bull terrier that escaped from a property in Durban.

Pit bulls kill 5-year-old Mpumalanga girl

2019-01-16 12:37

Two pit bull terriers have been put down after they attacked and killed a 5-year-old girl from White River in Mpumalanga.

Toddler traumatised after dog attack leaves her face damaged

2018-10-18 14:50

A little girl is traumatised after being attacked by a dog at a day care centre in Witbank.

‘Beware if they bite’

2018-09-10 12:20

High crime rates mean many people own guard dogs, but owners must beware if they bite legitimate visitors.

'I won't kill my dogs' – owner of pitbulls that mauled an intruder to death

2018-06-06 16:00

The owners of two dogs that killed an armed intruder last week says he will not euthanise the pitbulls.

Dog bites more common in anxious people

2018-02-12 12:00

Afraid of dogs? You might have a higher risk of being bitten.

Pitbulls maul 'Witness' newspaper delivery man

2017-11-08 13:45

A Witness newspaper delivery man believes he is lucky to be alive after falling victim to a vicious dog attack while on his rounds.

Company gives family R5 000 after loved one mauled to death by dogs

2017-10-24 10:29

A KwaZulu-Natal family has been left distraught after they were offered a mere R5 000 following the mauling to death of their loved one by two dogs at his place of work.

 

Pitbulls rip dog apart

2019-04-17 16:49

A heartbroken woman whose dog was mauled to death by neighbouring pitbulls is demanding action against their owners.

Emotional hugs after cyclist, boy, fend off attacking dogs with bicycle

2019-03-12 15:56

“If I had been a minute later, he might have been killed.”.

Dog pack kills gogo (83)

2019-02-06 15:31

A pack of dogs thought to be responsible for at least six gruesome attacks in two months has spread terror in Sweetwaters.

2 Rottweilers maul 6-year-old Cape Town boy to death in front of family

2018-12-05 08:42

A Cape Town family is reeling in shock after witnessing two Rottweilers maul a six-year-old boy to death before their eyes.

Loose dogs wreak havoc

2018-10-17 15:53

A Scottsville dog owner has opted to surrender his two pitbulls to the SPCA after they escaped from his property and attacked two people and a neighbour’s dog at the weekend.

Police horses attacked by pitbull

2018-06-24 12:02

Two police horses have received stitches and a rider was thrown off and had to be treated in hospital after the horses were attacked by a pitbull while on patrol in Port Elizabeth.

Dogs maul intruder to death

2018-06-04 09:48

A Pietermaritzburg family is battling to come to terms with the grisly discovery of an intruder’s body in their garden after he was mauled to death by their two pitbulls.

Family's rottweiler kills 14-month-old baby

2017-11-09 16:37

A father held his 14-month-old baby girl in his arms, waiting for help to arrive, but it was too late. She had been attacked and killed by their rottweiler.

Dog kills six-month-old boy

2017-11-01 10:16

A six-month-old baby boy has died after a dog bit him several times at his home in Primrose, Johannesburg.

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.

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