A dog owner from Sheffield says she's been left heartbroken after her two terriers suffered fatal injuries in a dog attack. Tracey Cannon was walking her pets near to Woodhouse Train station, a popular area for exercising dogs.
Now, she wants to find the owner to make it doesn't happen again. Sarah Clark reports.
A dog owner from Sheffield has been left heartbroken after her two pet terriers suffered fatal injures following a vicious dog attack.
Tracy Cannon's pet's Poppy and Tyson were attacked by what she believed to be a boxer mastiff type of dog. It happened on private road near Woodhouse train station, which is a popular place for dogwalkers. Now Tracy wants to find the owner to make sure it doesn't hurt again.
A mother from Sheffield says her family have been left heartbroken after two of their Yorkshire Terrier dogs had to be destroyed following an attack by another dog. Tracey Cannon was walking three of her four dogs when they were set upon by another dog, which was off its lead.
Mrs Cannon, a mother of three, has reported the attack, on land near to Woodhouse train station, to South Yorkshire Police, and says she wants the loose dog caught. She said the dog was being walked by its owner at the time and she fears it could attack again.
"The man with the dog said he was sorry and it had never done anything like that before, but I didn’t realise the severity of my dogs’ injuries then. It was only when I took them to the vet the next day that I found out."
A rider thrown from her horse during a vicious attack by a dog wants to identify the owners to make sure the canine won't attack others.
Lisa McLean from Maltby was riding with her friend when a Pitbull type dog attacked her horse Minstrel. Minstrel suffered cuts to his neck and face while Lisa suffered whiplash injuries. Police are investigating the incident. Lisa is afraid the dog may attack other riders who use the area.
A teenage boy was attacked by a dog in Scarborough whilst taking part in a scout group orienteering exercise in Falsgrave Park.
He was attacked in the top field of the park, which runs next to Springhill Lane. The large, brown German Shepherd was off its lead and jumped at the boy, causing deep claw scratches on his hip.
The dog was with its owner, a woman in her 40s or 50s, approximately 5'3". She also appeared to be wearing a uniform-type blouse with an oval name badge. Police are asking anyone who may know her to contact them.