Tag: dogs
Macedonia 05.12.19 | 10:02

Police arrests a suspect in the September axe killing of two stray dogs

A 17 year old man from Skopje was arrested yesterday for the brutal killing of two stray dogs in the Aerodrom district. The publication of the gory footage of the two dogs, killed with an axe in September, shocked the citizens. Police was using camera footage to identify the man who carried out the attack,...

Macedonia 14.11.19 | 14:51

Government agency offers greatly discounted pet microchips

The Food and Veterinary Agency (AHV) offers 100.000 location chips for pet owners at greatly discounted prices, in an attempt to help fight the rampant problem with stray dogs. Dog owners and owners of other pets can install chips in their pets for just 200 denars. Dogs that run away or are deliberately...

Macedonia 11.10.19 | 17:16

Man arrested after shooting at stray dogs in Aerodrom

A 69 year old man from Aerodrom in Skopje was arrested overnight after he opened fire from a pistol at stray dogs. Neighbors called the police after seeing the man try to shoot the dogs. Skopje has a rampant problem with stray dogs, which often attack citizens or simply disturb the peace with their barking....

Macedonia 15.09.19 | 19:30

Two stray dogs brutally killed overnight in Aerodrom

Citizens of the district of Aerodrom in Skopje were horrified this morning when they found two stray dogs killed with an ax. The perpetrator, who killed the dogs during the night, is still unknown. One of the strays was found dead, and the other was still alive, but expired as people were preparing to...

Macedonia 03.08.19 | 08:06

Street dogs harass tourists and locals in Ohrid

Citizens and tourists in Ohrid are the targets of a pack of about a dozen street dogs which is moving throughout the city center. One female tourist was attacked this week, avoiding the dogs only with the help of a local citizens. Local authorities are unable to deal with the problem, and the town hall...

Macedonia 06.04.19 | 16:07

Three people attacked by dogs in Skopje and Kumanovo

Three people were attacked by dogs yesterday, one of them in Kumanovo and two in Skopje’s Aerodrom district. The attack in Kumanovo occurred early in the morning, and the victim was a 47 year old woman who was bit on the leg. In Skopje, both attacked were men, and they were also bit on the legs. Skopje...

Macedonia 28.03.19 | 11:53

Two people attacked by dogs in one of Skopje’s busiest pedestrian areas

Two people reported being attacked by stray dogs on the main Vardar river quay in Skopje, which is a busy and popular pedestrian area. Both attacks happened on Wednesday morning. The victims were a 55 year old woman and a 69 year old man, who were both bit on their legs. The capital has a stubborn problem...

Macedonia 24.12.18 | 13:47

A man and a woman attacked by wild dogs in Skopje

New attacks are reported in the chronic problem of stray dogs in Skopje. A 67 year old man was bit in the left leg by a stray dog on Sunday morning, as he was walking through the main city park. A 55 year old woman was also attacked, while walking down 11th of October street in the downtown area. City...