Dozens of sheep killed by dog

A farmer has condemned the dog owner who allowed his animals to attack 24 of his sheep. Neil Conaghan from Gretna found ten sheep dead and has had to destroy a further 14 animals after they were severely injured.

Police appeal after sheep attack near Gretna

Police are investigating after two sheep were killed and 25 more injured by a dog near Gretna.

The attack happened at West Scales farm at Rigg.

Police say 10 of the injured animals had to be put down after being examined by a vet.

They want to speak to a man who was seen in the area last week walking a black Staffordshire or Pitbull terrier type of dog.

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Police investigating sheep attack

Police are investigating one of the worst incidents of sheep worrying in our area for some time.

Ten sheep were killed outright and a further 14 animals had to be slaughtered because of the severity of their injuries at the farm in Gretna.

The incident happened on Thursday evening and it's believed a number of dogs were involved.