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Police Charge Owner After Dog Attacks Another Dog

Posted: 2021-06-22 07:29:09 By: thebay

Police (OPP) responded to a complaint from a dog owner that their pet had been mauled and severely injured by another dog on Sunday.

Police say the attack happened earlier that day on Phillip Street in Gravenhurst, and the injured pet had been rushed to an emergency hospital and sadly succumbed to her injuries. Officers conducted an investigation jointly with Gravenhurst By-Law officers and have subsequently charged a 47 year-old Gravenhurst woman with:

  • Fail to exercise reasonable precautions to prevent dog from behaving in a manner that poses a menace to the safety of persons or domestic animals
  • Fail to prevent biting or attacking a person or domestic animal
  • allowing the offending dog to run at large

Furthermore, Gravenhurst By-Law has declared the offending dog a "dangerous dog" and issued a muzzle order.