All decent people will be distressed that a Japanese girl is in a critical condition in hospital after she was mauled by four dogs.
The girl, aged 7, was playing in the yard of a property in the Bay of Plenty forestry town of Murupara owned by friends of the family when she was attacked by four “mastiff-type” dogs.
Police say the dogs belonged to the owner of the property.
All four dogs were put down by a vet and a police investigation is under way.
But here’s the bit in a report at Stuff that drew the attention of the Grumbles: