Pet killed in terrifying assault by unleashed canine in Ottawa park

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An Ottawa man has been fined and ordered to muzzle his canine after a terrifying assault that killed a 14-week-old pet in a Rideau River park two weeks in the past.

However that punishment isn’t sufficient for Tugce Ozbakkaloglu, who was making an attempt to guard her pet, Booboo, in her arms when she was knocked to the bottom by the unleashed mastiff that charged her in Riverain Park on Could 17.

Ozbakkaloglu was within the park close to Donald Road and North River Highway with Booboo and a pal when she noticed two canines, a brown one and a white one, racing towards her. She scooped Booboo, a Maltese-Yorkie cross often known as a morkie, and stood up, considering that it could finish the aggression. However the white canine stored coming, leaping up and knocking Ozbakkaloglu over.

“It occurred so quick. It was terrifying,” Ozbakkaloglu mentioned. “We had been rolling on the bottom, the three of us — me, my pet, and this huge white canine. We had been wrestling. I felt like a mom. I felt prefer it was my child. However this canine was so sturdy that I used to be below him and I couldn’t transfer.