Biting incidents with dogs

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Merzig (ots) - Postman injured by dog ​​bite

Yesterday Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., a postman was bitten by a dog in Merzig, Waldstrasse. The young man was about to deliver the mail when he was jumped on and bitten by a larger mongrel dog on the private property. Due to the bite injury, the man in the clinic had to receive medical attention. Criminal proceedings have been initiated against the responsible dog owner.

"Havanese" succumbs to bite wounds

On Monday evening, around 22:00 p.m., there was an incident in Merzig, near Blättelbornweiher, with a dog running freely. According to the injured dog owner, she was walking with her “Havanese” when her dog was suddenly attacked by a dog running freely. The dog owner first tried to intervene, and she was also bitten by the dog. It was only with great effort that the owner managed to bring his free-running dog under control. Due to the serious injuries, the reporter and her “Havanese” were presented to a veterinary clinic that night, where they had to be euthanized. The owner of the free-running dog could be determined by the police and criminal proceedings were initiated against him.

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Posted by: Police inspection Merzig

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