Posted November 08, 2018 14:12:13The rescue team was called to a property in Melbourne’s north on Friday night where two dogs were found unconscious after being mauled by their owner.

“The dogs were taken by paramedics and taken to hospital,” a statement from the Melbourne Police Service said.

The dogs owner, 45-year-old Peter Bongiorno, has been charged with one count of assault causing injury.

Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.