New Zealand Dog News

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October 08, 2010

Rangers ready to shoot kiwi-killing dogs

Armed rangers are ready to shoot two marauding dogs who they say are a threat to hundreds of Northland brown kiwi.
The dogs were spotted wandering on the Rarewarewa Reserve, northwest of Whangarei, by visitor who alerted the Department of Conservation (DOC).
The reserve is home to the greatest density of kiwi, for the size of the site nationally, but a search was unable to find the dogs.
DOC spokeswoman Sue Campbell said today the dogs would be shot on the spot if they were found.
"One is completely black and one is black with either brown or muddy feet and a white tip on its tail. It has quite long hair." MORE>>

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