A Queensland police dog is under medical observation after being seriously injured when attacked by another dog during a police raid.
A police dog has been attacked and seriously injured by another dog during a raid on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Officers say Police Dog DJ was taking part in the raid at Mooloolaba at about 7.30pm (AEST) on Wednesday when two dogs ran out of the house and one bit DJ on the chest and leg.
The third dog also tried to attack the police dog, but the dogs were restrained.
DJ sustained serious leg injuries and was rushed to a nearby veterinary surgery where it remained under medical observation on Thursday.
A 27-year-old Mooloolaba man has been charged with two counts of possessing dangerous drugs and is due to appear at the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on May 7.