Te Aroha's Barbara Perkins stood helpless as a roaming dog snatched her toy poodle by the neck and shook it to death.
She was left to carry the torn body of six-year-old Bobo to her neighbour's house after the horrific attack last month.
In another incident an Australian woman's guide dog was left with an eye injury after being attacked by an unregistered dog at The Base in Te Rapa on Thursday.
The dog, described as a labrador-pitbull cross, was immediately detained by Hamilton dog control staff and is at the city dog pound. MORE>>
Gee.. I really feel for her! Not sure what I'd do if it happened to my dog!