9 September 2022 dog attack in Coolbellup

The City of Cockburn's response to ABC Radio WA Afternoons with Christine Layton about a 9 September 2022 dog attack in Coolbellup

Question: ...(does the) City know anything about what sort of action will be taken/ if the owners of the dog will be penalised?

Answer: The City of Cockburn responded to this incident as soon as it was made aware on 9 September.
A thorough investigation has been underway since that time and the offending dog was declared dangerous by the City on 12 October.
Investigations are ongoing, which may result in prosecution action against the dog’s owner. 

For more information contact

Media and Communications Officer
City of Cockburn

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3551

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
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We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.