Two canine described as “extremely dangerous” attacked their proprietor in Germany as he tried to separate them in a combat, leaving the person severely injured, police stated on Tuesday.
“The 28-year-old needed to obtain emergency therapy on the scene and was later taken to hospital within the city of Velbert in western Germany,’’ a police assertion stated.
The animals are two Dogos Argentinos, a muscular looking canine whose possession is banned or regulated in a number of international locations.
Several states in Germany had classed the breed as harmful.
According to the assertion, the sufferer described the canine as “extremely dangerous and aggressive” to officers on the scene, who have been pressured to shoot on the animals to be able to subdue them.
The canine have been caught and delivered to a vet for therapy.
Police stated the proprietor didn’t have the mandatory papers to show that he was certified to take care of them, and that he was now underneath investigation. (dpa/NAN)