Former French President Chirac hospitalised after mauling by his clinically depressed poodle

Just read this on the Daily Mail website (which has redeemed itself for the 30 seconds it will take you to read this short article, from which the below is an excerpt):

Former French president Jacques Chirac was rushed to hospital after being mauled by his own ‘clinically depressed’ pet dog.

The 76-year-old statesman was savaged by his white Maltese dog – which suffers from frenzied fits and is being treated with anti-depressants.

The animal, named Sumo, had become increasingly violent over the past years and was prone to making ‘vicious, unprovoked attacks’, Chirac’s wife Bernadette said.

That headline is theirs, not mine.

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