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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.
Dog attacks seem frequent, yet the pursuit of justice and redress is grim.
A man has sustained moderate injuries after he was attacked by a pit bull terrier that escaped from a property in Durban.
Two pit bull terriers have been put down after they attacked and killed a 5-year-old girl from White River in Mpumalanga.
A little girl is traumatised after being attacked by a dog at a day care centre in Witbank.
High crime rates mean many people own guard dogs, but owners must beware if they bite legitimate visitors.
The owners of two dogs that killed an armed intruder last week says he will not euthanise the pitbulls.
Afraid of dogs? You might have a higher risk of being bitten.
A Witness newspaper delivery man believes he is lucky to be alive after falling victim to a vicious dog attack while on his rounds.
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.
A heartbroken woman whose dog was mauled to death by neighbouring pitbulls is demanding action against their owners.
“If I had been a minute later, he might have been killed.”.
A pack of dogs thought to be responsible for at least six gruesome attacks in two months has spread terror in Sweetwaters.
A Cape Town family is reeling in shock after witnessing two Rottweilers maul a six-year-old boy to death before their eyes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A six-month-old baby boy has died after a dog bit him several times at his home in Primrose, Johannesburg.
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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