Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Vet demands ban on dog breed after woman ‘mauled to the bone’

Emergency services at the scene of the attack in Macarthur (Picture: Seven)Dr Kovac does not want existing American Staffordshire bull terriers to be put down.Dr Kovac believes American Staffordshire bull terriers should not be bred in Australia (Picture: Supplied)‘Most of the time they won’t be killers.

Toy poodle dies after being attacked by three dogs in London park

Toy poodle dies after being attacked by three dogs in London park

Anna Guglielmi, 32, was walking her three-year-old dog Ruby in Bartlett Park, Poplar, east London , when they were set upon on August 26.

Pensioner beaten up for throwing dog mess at man who threatened his pet

Pensioner beaten up for throwing dog mess at man who threatened his pet

Ethan Bartlett, 20, said he would hurl the old man’s dog in the canal if it didn’t move (Picture: South Wales Police)A man has been jailed for 14 months for attacking an elderly man who threw a bag of dog mess at him.

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

“But there was what felt like a lot of dog bites,” says Simon Minford, an advanced nurse practitioner specialising in cosmetic surgery for trauma patients at Alder Hey.While W54s include dog “strikes” – people being knocked over – Tulloch says records show the vast majority of cases are bites.

If your dog goes for my sheep, then I will shoot, UK farmers warn walkers

If your dog goes for my sheep, then I will shoot, UK farmers warn walkers

Farmers are warning that attacks on livestock by dogs are reaching “epidemic proportions” as they brace themselves for a surge in dog attacks heading into peak lambing season.The start of lambing season has been fraught for farmer Gordon Wyeth due to attacks on his sheep by pet dogs.

Buying lockdown dogs on a whim can lead to trouble, says RSPCA

Buying lockdown dogs on a whim can lead to trouble, says RSPCA

Dr Samantha Gaines was speaking after a dog attack caused the death of Freddie Mercury the Thames seal this week.As we come out of lockdown, new owners must expose their dogs slowly to new things, the RSPCA said.Freddie the Thames seal put down by vets after dog attack.

Pictured: Rescue dog ‘that mauled owner to death by biting her arm off’

Pictured: Rescue dog ‘that mauled owner to death by biting her arm off’

Keira posted pictures of a Staffordshire cross on social media, but it has not been confirmed if it was the dog that attacked her (Picture: Rex)Eric Kirton, 72, said he saw police and paramedics arrive in the street.

Woman, 25, ‘savaged to death by dog she rescued’ is pictured

Woman, 25, ‘savaged to death by dog she rescued’ is pictured

Keira Ludlow is thought to have rescued the dog after finding it in a garden (Picture: Keira Ladlow/Facebook)No one else was inside the property at the time of the attack, but neighbours told how they could hear Ms Ludlow screaming and shouting for help.

Pit bull attacked boy, 15, and ‘ripped half his face off’

Pit bull attacked boy, 15, and ‘ripped half his face off’

Tamara Doonkeen, from Yukon, Alaska, said her 15-year-old son was attacked by a ‘vicious’ dog while he walked in the street with two friends on Monday.The attack left the teen needing hospital treatment for injuries to his face and Tamara the dog will attack again.

Man jailed for slashing his dog’s throat and leaving it to bleed to death

Man jailed for slashing his dog’s throat and leaving it to bleed to death

The dog’s lifeless body was discovered under a tyre in the garden (Picture: RSPCA)A man who slashed his dog’s neck and left it to bleed to death has been jailed for 26 weeks.

Tiny dog’s jaw ‘ripped open’ by bull terriers as owners watch and laugh

Tiny dog’s jaw ‘ripped open’ by bull terriers as owners watch and laugh

The owners laughed as Milo was brutally attacked (Picture: Alliah Akam/MEN Media)Alliah Akam, 24, who is Milo’s owner and Tina’s daughter, said: ‘My mum tried to pick up the two tiny dogs but she was knocked over by the dog which ran off with Milo, shaking it and savaging it.

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Ava’s face was badly damaged and she required several hours of plastic surgery to repair her shredded flesh (Picture: Laken Marie/) Ava was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles, California, for emergency treatment (Picture: Laken Marie/)Mother of two, Laken, said: ‘I was distraught.

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Shereen Mawson had to have surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack (Picture: SWNS)A woman recovering from painful surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack says she was brought to tears when pharmacy staff refused to serve her for not wearing a face mask.

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

15-month-old girl fatally mauled by family dog in Rhode Island, police say

A 15-month-old girl was fatally mauled by a family dog, police in East Providence, Rhode Island, said Friday.East Providence Police Department Chief William Nebus told the station that the attack happened in a backyard at lunchtime.

Boy, 5, bullied by strangers after rottweilers ripped off half of his face

Boy, 5, bullied by strangers after rottweilers ripped off half of his face

Ryder Wells, five, has permanent facial disfigurement after he was attacked by rottweilers (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)A five-year-old boy suffers cruel taunts and stares from strangers after a rottweiler attack left his face permanently disfigured, his distraught mother says.

Tube workers at 7/7 bombings forced to relive trauma in second terror attack

Tube workers at 7/7 bombings forced to relive trauma in second terror attack

Former London Underground engineers Sam and Mark Green said saving dogs has ‘healed’ them (Picture: Mark Green/Rex/)A couple who helped police comb through evidence while surrounded by bodies in the wake of the 7/7 bombings, were forced to relive the trauma when they were impacted by a second terror attack 14 years later.

Postman’s hand ‘wouldn’t stop bleeding’ after dog bite as calls for action grow

Postman’s hand ‘wouldn’t stop bleeding’ after dog bite as calls for action grow

There were over 1,600 days of absence from Royal Mail because of dog attacks last year (Picture: Getty Images)In the last year, most dog attacks on postal workers happened at the front door, in the garden or in the street.

Corgi falling asleep after playing with dragon fruit gives owners a right scare

Corgi falling asleep after playing with dragon fruit gives owners a right scare

But after running over to the doggo, they soon realised Gody the corgi was just having a nap after a hard day chowing down some dragon fruit which we know is red on the outside.

Woman killed her dog by punching it in the head four times

Woman killed her dog by punching it in the head four times

Natasha Brown was spared jail South Tyneside Magistrates’ Courtat for killing her dog (Picture: NNP)A woman killed her dog after flying into a fit of rage when her ex-girlfriend spurned her advances.The dog was ‘screaming’ during the attack before it went ‘limp and lifeless’, a court heard.

Five puppies killed in ‘acid attack’ by owner’s relative

Five puppies killed in ‘acid attack’ by owner’s relative

At first vets thought the puppies had been soaked in boiling water (Picture: Natha Satwa Nusantara/ Facebook)Five puppies have died after being attacked with a corrosive liquid.