Spearwood dog attacks greyhound

The City of Cockburn's response to 6PR, 10 News and Nine News on 24 & 25 March, about the Spearwood dog which attacked a greyhound being walked by a Pets of Older Persons (POOPs) volunteer -

Question: Can you please provide an update on the investigation?

 Based on findings from the City’s investigation, the dog involved in the 13 March attack has been declared dangerous by the City’s Rangers.

As a consequence, the owner will be required to undertake a number of measures to keep the dog secure and easily identifiable by wearing a special collar and muzzled while in public.

The City’s Rangers are working with the dog owner to ensure they comply with these conditions, and have visited the property multiple times in recent days.

As part of further investigations the City has become aware that the owner was infringed for a previous dog attack incident.

The City’s officers have been in contact with Holly’s owners and are providing them with regular updates as they become available.

For more information contact

Media and Communications Officer
City of Cockburn

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3551

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