At about 9.20am on Monday, May 15 a 50 year old man was walking his dog on Hill Street, Coonabarabran.
As they walked past a residence a brown pig dog ran out of its yard and attacked the man’s small dog. The man picked up his dog to protect it and was subsequently bitten on the arm and hand.
Neighbours came to the aid of the man and secured the pig dog.
The man was taken to hospital with injuries to his arm and hand. His dog was taken to the vets with bite injuries.
The pig dog has been surrender to Council. Enquires are continuing.