A woman has been mauled to death by a dog.
A woman has been mauled to death by a dog.

Woman mauled to death by dog at boarding kennel

A WOMAN has been mauled to death by a dog in Perth.

Reports suggest the attack happened in Southern River, a residential suburb in the city's southeast. The woman is believed to be aged in her 50s.

The West Australian reports police got called to a property with boarding kennels for dogs about 1.30pm local time (3.30pm EST).

St John Ambulance officers declared the woman dead after she received life threatening injuries as a result of the dog attack.


Gosnells Council has seized the dog, reportedly a mastiff. PerthNow reports the death is not being treated as suspicious and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

News.com.au has contacted Gosnells Council for comment.

The tragic incident comes just weeks after a Melbourne man was attacked at a beach in Brighton East.

Cam McIntyre said he was lucky to be alive after dog, believed to be a labrador-rottweiler cross, attacked him and left him with a gash in his neck just millimetres from a major artery.

The dog bit his hand and neck and he was treated with 40 stitches.

News Corp Australia

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