Lifestyle

Brutal imagery of dog savaged on State of Origin night

Two dogs - Chloe the boxer pictured- attacked at Glenlee on Origin II night
Two dogs - Chloe the boxer pictured- attacked at Glenlee on Origin II night Contributed

COVERED in bloody puncture wounds from vicious dog bites, poor Glenlee pooch Chloe the boxer still shakes with every breath.

About three or four larger mastiff-type dogs, near her Glenlee home on Belmont Rd, attacked the deaf six-year-old canine when her owners, Cathryn and Robert Voois, were out watching the State of Origin.

The couple now need help to pay the vet bill, which has been described as "in the thousands".

Cathryn and Robert's daughter Kelly Webb, who owns a north Rockhampton tattoo parlour, told The Morning Bulletin her parents and other family members were at her brother's house in Gracemere watching the footy.

When Cathryn and Robert returned home around 11pm, they found Chloe barely alive and their two-year-old, pure-bred shar pei Smooch dead.

Cathryn rang her daughter in hysterics.

They rushed Chloe to the Alma St Veterinary Hospital for immediate treatment.

"The staff members, vets and nurses all turned up in their pyjamas to help our Chloe... they were fantastic and are doing a great job looking after Chloe," Kelly said.

Upon closer inspection, Smooch the shar pei's skull had been crushed severely.

Kelly believed a much larger dog had clenched its jaw around a significant part of Smooch's head and crushed it.

She also said there were several bigger dogs roaming the Belmont Rd area of Glenlee. She urged owners to lock up their dogs.

The Livingstone Shire Council has not yet received a report on the attack.

Topics:  dog attack, editors picks, pets, state of origin




Brisbane crime spree ends with new life in Rockhampton

Nathan William Britt

23-year-old wants to relocate to Rocky when released

Artist wins CQU award for second time

AWARD WINNING: Coowonga artist Peta Lloyd won the inaugural CQU Creates prize for her merged work Tree, bird, book. Photo Contributed

Artist wins award for works depicting amalgamation impact

Game promises to be a clash of the titans

ON COURT: Brothers Crimson centre Ashleigh Whooley.

Clash of titans match turned into one-sided story

Latest deals and offers

SIXTY MILES AHEAD sign with Eclipse Records, prepare new album 'Insanity'

Sixty Miles Ahead sign with Eclipse. Photo Contributed

Sixty Miles Ahead to release new album on Eclipse

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music

Date announced for Prince tribute concert

A Prince tribute concert will take place later this year

Matt Damon is taking a break from acting

Matt Damon is taking a break to spend time with his family

Police foiled terrifying 1m plot to kidnap Katie Price

Police foiled a £1 million plot to kidnap Katie Price and her family

Kristen Bell's baby confession

Kristen Bell once pretended to be asleep when her baby woke up early

Queensland's $1 town goes under the hammer today

The township of Yelarbon is up for sale.

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Iconic Denison St building sold for close to $1M

The Swan Hotel building in Denison St.

ONE of Rockhampton’s most iconic buildings has been sold

Unique Rockhampton bar hits the market

HOT PROPERTY: Cuban themed bar Chango Chango is up for sale.

Popular Rocky bar hits the market.

72-year-old Coast developer set to start new project

GREEN LIGHT: The Cosmopolitan has been approved for development at Cotton Tree.

Meet the Canberran set to deliver another chapter for Coast suburb

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd