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March 09, 2006

Woman in hospital after another Kaikohe dog attack

The third dog attack on a person in Kaikohe in three weeks has one resident wondering how long it will be before a dog kills or seriously injures someone in the town.

Harold Avenue resident Sue Harris sustained a fractured wrist and bites to her arms and legs after a pitbull-type dog attacked her near the corner of Harold Avenue and Bisset Road while she walked to work on Saturday morning. She was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Harold Avenue resident Cynthia Moran, who assisted Ms Harris after she heard her screams, urged the Far North District Council to do more to address the problem of dangerous dogs wandering Kaikohe streets.

"The council's telling us to do our 10,000 steps, but the streets aren't safe to walk in," Mrs Moran said. MORE>>


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