Court rules handler liable for dogs' attack on smaller dog

Both the dog, Shiro, and its owner suffered bites and wounds, and received medical treatment. PHOTO: COURTESY OF JOANNE LIM
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SINGAPORE - A district court found a dog handler liable for damages in a case where his two larger animals bolted off their leash and attacked a smaller dog that was being taken for a walk.

Dr Joanne Lim, the owner of the smaller Japanese spitz, was also bitten when she tried to shield her dog from the attack on Nov 1, 2020, outside her house in the Upper Thomson area.

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