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AustraliaDog dies from suspected baiting in Sydney park

06:41  14 august  2019
06:41  14 august  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

Hidden cameras to be installed after suspected dog baiting deaths

Hidden cameras to be installed after suspected dog baiting deaths Hidden cameras will be installed to try to catch a suspected dog-killer who has "indiscriminately" laid poisoned baits in a Brisbane park. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said cameras would be placed in off-leash areas of the city including Waterfront Park in Newstead, after the suspected baiting deaths of two pets that were walked there recently. The exact cause of the dogs' deaths is yet to be established but police have confirmed they are investigating. © Supplied Kiody died within 24 hours of becoming sick after eating something off the ground.

Dog owners fear baiters are targeting local pets after two dogs suddenly fell ill and died hours after playing at popular Brisbane parks .

Hidden cameras will be installed to try to catch a suspected dog -killer who has "indiscriminately" laid poisoned baits in a Brisbane park . Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said cameras would be placed in off-leash areas of the city including Waterfront Park in Newstead, after the suspected baiting deaths of

Dog dies from suspected baiting in Sydney park© Woollahra Municipal Council Two cases of suspected dog baiting have been reported to Woollahra Council after owners believe their dogs fell ill at Rushcutters Bay Park. A dog has died and at least one other has fallen ill after a suspected baiting attack in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.

A woman was walking with her Husky at Rushcutters Bay Park, near the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, last week when it is believed the incident occurred.

The dogs reportedly ingested a yellow aniseed-smelling substance that was on the base of a tree in the park before they fell ill.

A spokesperson from Woollahra Council confirmed two cases of suspected dog baiting had been reported to them on August 3 and 4 and one of the affected dogs died on August 5.

Dog deaths at Brisbane park spark baiting fears

Dog deaths at Brisbane park spark baiting fears The deaths of two dogs has sparked fears of "indiscriminate" poisoning at an inner Brisbane park.

A serial dog baiter is suspected of targeting pet owners in Sydney 's Northern beaches after a baited hunk of meat was found.

Dog deaths at Brisbane park spark baiting fears. Brisbane dog owners are being warned to take extra care of their pets after it was suspected dogs were "indiscriminately" and deliberately poisoned at an inner-city park .

"Rangers and park staff are conducting extra patrols of the area – there is no evidence poisoning occurred in Rushcutters Bay Park and no physical evidence of baiting has been observed by council rangers in the park," the spokesperson told 9News.

Dog dies from suspected baiting in Sydney park© 9News Dog owners scour the lawns of Waterfront Park, in Brisbane, for poison. "We ask people to be cautious when walking their dogs. If your dog becomes sick, seek immediate attention from a vet."

In Queensland, a Brisbane park has announced they will install cameras around off-leash areas of the city to try and catch a suspected dog-killer who is laying poisoned baits.

The action comes after up to a dozen dogs fell ill and two died after walking near Waterfront Park in Newstead.

"This is baiting that has been done in a public area," RSPCA spokesman Michael Beatty told 9News earlier this week.

Golden retriever eats chicken bones laced with poison in Brisbane park

Golden retriever eats chicken bones laced with poison in Brisbane park Buddy was walking with his owner at Jubilee Park in Bardon when he came across the bones next to a children's playground and ate them. © 9News Buddy off for a walk with his owner Jane. With the recent deaths of two dogs at Newstead, his owner Jane Clark took no chances and rushed Buddy to the vet who confirmed the meat had been laced with rat poison. "It's just a really low act," Ms Clark told 9News. "This is not just about dogs, it's about kids, toddlers, who put anything in their mouths. So it's really dodgy." © 9News Buddy enjoys some winter sun after his close call.

DOG owners beware: an off-leash park in northern Sydney has been targeted with poisoned meat in a sick attempt to harm powerless pooches. Concerned locals immediately removed the baits from the park and put up warning signs. The park is a popular off-leash area and Ms Hobson suspects the

Two dogs have died north of Perth due to suspected baiting . It’s understood the two dogs were in their backyard at a home in Dongara, near the Dongara Nature Reserve The news comes after an apparent spate of dog baiting in Perth’s southern suburbs also prompted a warning from the RSPCA.

He said the RSPCA usually get baiting reports that involve neighbour disputes about barking but that this incident "seems to be totally indiscriminate which is even more concerning."

Earlier this week celebrity vet Dr Chris Brown posted a warning on Facebook, saying a puppy on Sydney's Northern Beaches had also been targeted and suggested a number of actions dog owners can take to minimise the risk of their pet falling ill.

He suggests creating a blanket rule of "No scavenging" when out on walks with your dog, training them to respond to the "Drop it" command, wearing a lead in areas suspected of being baited and looking for symptoms such as nausea, excess saliva and muscle tremors if they have eaten something in the park.

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