A little beagle called Buddy was the hero of the day, losing his life while fighting off two Rottweilers to save his 80-year-old owner Zehra Nevzat.
The two dogs had attacked him and his owner in their home in the village of Agios Georgios (Karaoglanoglu) in Kyrenia on March 7.
As reported in Turkish Cypriot newspaper Kibris, Buddy the beagle was fatally injured and died the next day after the attack, despite efforts made by veterinary doctors. His family made a little grave for him in their back garden.
Owner Zehra Nevzat said the entire family was devastated over Buddy’s death. The family had adopted him when he was two months old back in 2009.
She added that this was not the first time the Rottweilers had turned aggressive. “These dogs have been in our garden before,” said Nevzat.
Nevzat said the Rottweilers’ owners had not taken any precautions, despite being warned, leaving the dogs to roam around freely. She demanded that...