Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Terriers Involved in Attack Are Dead

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Terriers Involved in Attack Are Dead

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Shakira Sellen

shakira.sellen@dailymercury.com.au

THE two dogs who attacked a 17-year-old girl on Tuesday around the North Wall area of Mackay Harbour have been euthanised.

The teenager, who had serious puncture wounds to her arms and legs, left Mackay Base Hospital yesterday after spending two nights recovering, a hospital spokeswoman said.

On Tuesday just after 12.30pm the 17-year-old girl had been transported from the Harbour car park to Mackay Base Hospital by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), a QAS spokesman said.

After the attack occurred on Tuesday, local laws officers had patrolled the area to search extensively for the dogs.

They searched from the Harbour North Wall area to Slade Point, where it was thought the teenager had parked her car.

The teenager was able to successfully identify the two dogs that attacked her yesterday, Mackay Regional Council Health and Regulatory manager Craig Shepherd said.

They were euthanised yesterday afternoon, he said. …

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