According to Rescue Care spokesperson, Garrith Jamieson, he told Times Live that the victim was trying to separate his dogs‚ which had been fighting.
“When paramedics arrived at the scene‚ they found the injured man at his home. He had been bitten several times and was in a serious condition‚” he said.
“It was his own dog that attacked him. He told us that he had been trying to separate it from another dog it was fighting with‚” Jamieson added.
Times Live reports that the man was treated and stabilised at the scene by paramedics and then transported by ambulance to a city hospital where he's being hospitalized.