20 Apr 2017, Durban: Early this morning IPSS Medical Rescue responded to a call in which a 67-year-old woman was mauled by her own rottweiler in a salt rock.
The woman was walking her dogs at a park in Salt Rock when the incident happened. It is unclear at this stage to why the dog turned on it's owner.
A near by neighbour heard the screams for help.
As they got closer to her the rottweiler was still circling her aggressively, and when the dog started to move towards them the neighbour decided that he had to shoot the dog rather than risk letting the dog attack them or her again.
The elderly lady suffered extensive vascular injuries and muscular damage to her body and required advanced life support intervention before being transported to a specialist facility for further care.