Monday, 22 June 2015

Dog Attacks

I've been out in the Peak District filming a story about sheep being attacked by dogs - farmers are urging walkers to keep their dogs on a lead. But many walkers go to the countryside so they can let their dog run free. The law says that at this time of year dogs have to be kept under control anywhere near livestock and that farmers can even shoot dogs that go for their sheep. But since the beginning of lambing season, farmers have told me they know of around twenty sheep in the moors above the Hope Valley that have been attacked...

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