A Canberra man who stabbed two dogs during a terrifying attack on a neighbour, in which he threatened her life and tried to strangle her, will remain behind bars while he is assessed for a drug and alcohol order.
- Mark Davis threatened several people before attacking his neighbour and her dogs
- Both animals were stabbed by Davis, but survived
- His case could be referred to the Drug and Alcohol Court, which would mean his sentence is served in therapy
But Mark Anthony Davis, 45, could avoid a prison sentence after pleading guilty to a range of charges including assault, possessing a weapon with intent and animal cruelty.
Court documents reveal that in July last year he began haranguing three brothers who were playing football in the…