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After a 22 year-old Dunedin man was mauled by a rottweiler, The Panel asks whether buying a dog for protection has any point these days. Audio
A dog rescue group says it will take legal action against the Christchurch City Council if it tries to enforce muzzling of menacing dogs at all times.
Owners of menacing or dangerous dogs will be required to get a high-risk dog owner licence from their local council, the government has proposed.
Plans to restrict dangerous dog ownership are being welcomed by the victim of a vicious attack, who says dogs should be treated like guns.
A new law change targetting dangerous dogs is designed to ultimately eradicate those breeds from New Zealand, says the Associate Local Government Minister. Audio
All dangerous and menacing dogs will have to be neutered under a new law being brought in by the government.
An Auckland man whose dog viciously mauled his son's face says he is being unfairly painted as a bad father.
More than 1200 dangerous dogs have been registered under the Auckland Council's offer to do it for free.
A puppy found abandoned in an Auckland rubbish bin will be put down if it is found to be part-pitbull, despite numerous adoption offers. Video
Three dogs have been seized after they attacked an elderly woman in Christchurch.
The owner of three dogs that left a Dunedin woman with injuries that required surgery has been ordered to pay $8000 in reparation.
Owners of dog breeds considered dangerous have held a public rally to support their pets in Nelson.
Auckland Council has granted an amnesty to owners of unregistered menacing dogs but says it will crack down when the amnesty ends.
Offers of help are pouring in for a 92-year-old Northland man and his small dog, injured in a dog attack.
The latest vicious dog attack in South Waikato has the dog control manager there asking the government to enforce the neutering of menacing dogs.
The father of a dog attack victim says the government has done little to protect children from vicious dogs since his daughter was attacked 13 years ago. Audio
The latest vicious dog attack in South Waikato has the dog control manager there asking the government to enforce the neutering of menacing dogs. Audio
Officials are investigating whether a dog that mauled a Tokoroa boy was encouraged to attack by its owner. Audio
The NZ American Pitbull Association says pitbull attacks receive disproportionate media coverage and there is nothing intrinsically wrong with the breed. Audio
Animal control officers are backing the government's refusal to ban dangerous dog breeds. Audio