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.

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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.


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.

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