The dog was reportedly taken from his fenced yard by an animal control officer and put down later that same day.
Pictures of the home show a shocking level of neglect toward the animals and the occupants' personal property, with thick layers of grime and filth coating almost every surface.
While public safety is a genuine concern, banning specific dog breeds is not an effective or ethical solution, experts say.
A Queensland council is proposing to kick dogs off a popular beach to preserve the area for future generations. Find out more.
The couple were caught on camera allowing their dog to go to the toilet and appearing not to clean up the mess. Watch the video
The Melbourne tradie has brushed off criticism after the controversial move sparked a bitter debate online. Find out what he said.
One Sydney resident carrying out some doggy doo diligence asked people online what they thought of dropping dog waste bags in other people's bins.
The innocent 'game' could cause a range of serious and long-term injuries for your pet. Here's what you need to know.
A local mum claims she's not comfortable letting her daughter play in the sand because of the ongoing issue, but not everyone agrees. Find out why.
Authorities are now desperately searching for the offender and are calling on the public to come forward with information.
The woman claimed the dog's illicit drug ingestion on multiple occasions was simply a case of 'bad luck'. Authorities did not agree.
The 'shocking' question to hopeful renters comes after sweeping changes have been enacted in most Aussie states. Do you think this is too far?
A Western Australian man has copped a hefty fine and been banned from owning animals for three years after two dogs in his possession were found in 'shocking' health.
A 15-week-old puppy was left with a 'ruptured liver and a very small chance of survival' after the attack outside a popular Sydney venue.