Two dogs are dead following an attack Monday near the under-construction White Rock parkade. (File photo)

Pitbull attacks, kills mini-poodle in White Rock

The city says the pitbull was voluntarily euthanized by its owner

A blue nose American pitbull attacked and killed a mini-poodle in White Rock Monday morning.

White Rock RCMP const. Chantal Sears confirmed that one dog died of injuries suffered when it was attacked by another dog; the dog that attacked was euthanized.

“Both dogs are now deceased. White Rock animal control has taken over the file,” Sears told Peace Arch News by email Tuesday.

Sears confirmed the incident occurred near the site of the city’s under-construction waterfront parkade, at Vidal Street and Victoria Avenue.

City of White Rock issued a statement Tuesday.

“On Monday, March 12, 2018, a dog attacked a smaller dog in the vicinity of Vidal Street and Victoria Avenue.

“The smaller dog was leashed, whereas the other dog had escaped from a vehicle. Unfortunately, the smaller dog did not survive the injuries it sustained.

“The City has confirmed that the attacking dog involved in this terrible incident was voluntarily euthanized by its owner yesterday.”

The city confirmed to PAN that a pitbull and mini-poodle were involved.

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