Story: Pets

Dangerous dog (1st of 2)

Dangerous dog

Auckland dog control officers attempt to capture a pit bull cross that was reported to have bitten someone in May 2007. Some serious dog attacks since the 1990s have led to tougher dog control legislation and the banning of some breeds.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - When good pets go bad', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19753/dangerous-dog (accessed 13 December 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008