You’ve pooched me too far, judge snaps at ex-pals over dog fight

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You’ve pooched me too far, judge snaps at ex-pals over dog fight

The two women had turned to the high court to decide who was the rightful owner of a German Shepherd

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Teeth were bared in the Bloemfontein high court when two women, reportedly once good friends, embarked on a legal “dog fight” over who owns a pedigreed German Shepherd.

The dog, with the “impressive name” Vasti von Bergheim, was a two-month-old pup when her registered owner, dog breeder Johanna “Barbie” Visser, handed her over to Johanna le Roux in March 2018.

Le Roux, who lodged the court action, which was heard before judge Johann Daffue, said there was an agreement that she would raise, house, feed and train Vasti for dog shows...

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