New Zealand Dog News

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February 16, 2006

Dogs decimate mob

Balclutha couple have been left reeling after their mob of breeding ewes were killed in a frenzied dog attack last week.

Colin and Alison Ward's ewes were attacked last Thursday night, on their 1.8ha semi-rural lifestyle block at the northern end of the town in Essex St.
Thirteen ewes from a mob of 18 were killed in the attack, with four injured so badly they had to be destroyed.

Some of the mob had belonged to the couple's grandchildren who had reared them as pets.
Mrs Ward said her husband made the grisly find on Friday when he went to check the stock after work. He returned home deeply shocked, she said. "I actually thought he'd had a heart attack – he was perspiring and shaking." MORE>>


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