Horse at Waimanalo Ranch brutally attacked by two dogsUPDATED 6:12 PM HST Mar 09, 2014Video Transcript
A plea for help tonight after a horse is brutally attacked by dogs on a Waimanalo ranch. Good evening, I'm Pamela Young. The handler wants to find the dog's owners to hold them accountable. We have to warn you... some of the images in this story are disturbing. KITV4's Nana Ohkawa reports. 12 50 128-133 10 year old, quarter horse, Roxy is getting sedated and stitched up today. She's looking much better than she did Friday night when she was attacked by two dogs... 817 WHEN WE HEARD THE BOOM BAM BOOM SLAMMING OF THINGS WE CAME RUNNING DOWN WHAT'S GOING ON THEN WE FOUND THE DOG AND SHE WAS GOING NUTS NUTS BECAUSE SHE WAS ALREADY HURTING 827 These images are graphic... Blood covered Roxy's face..mane...hoof and flank area... She was bitten more than 5 times... WT 401 HE GRABBED THE CHEEK AND THEN HE GRABBED THE NOSE AND TORE THE NOSE WHERE THE VET HAD TO LIFT UP THE NOSE AND SEW IT UP 407 Pires says one dog ran away...the other wasn't letting go...an owner was no where to be found. A vet worked on Roxy for more than three hours the night of the attack. bridge: 2733 ROXY WAS BEING TRAINED TO BE A SHOW HORSE BUT WITH HER INJURIES THAT'S COME TO A HALT. 2740 Pires has owned this ranch in Waimanalo for 15 years.. She says recently hunters have been illegally parking at the dead end down her block and illegally hunting with their dogs through this area. 943 NOBODY IS THERE WHAT HAPPENS PEOPLE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GOING UP THERE NOBODY IS GOING TO CATCH THEM THEY COME AT NIGHT 52 The attack has sent waves of fear through other horse owners in the area. nanea chambers 2021 IMMEDIATELY YOU ARE GOING TO BE TOTAL ANXIETY TOTAL STRESS WHAT IF HE COMES BACK WHAT IF THE DOG THAT'S MISSING THERE WAS A SECOND DOG COMES OUT ON THE NIGHT SAME THING IS REPEATED 32 658 I DON'T BLAME THE DOG WHO WAS TRAINED TO KILL I BLAME THE OWNERS THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE ANIMALS IF THEY CAN'T CONTROL THEM BECAUSE IF I HAD MY GRANDKIDS HERE OR MY SMALL DOGS THOSE HUNTING DOGS WOULD TEAR THEM APART 11 Roxy's mouth will heal in a month or so... her full recovery may take up to 8 months.