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Video: Owners of dangerous dogs face tougher laws

Owners of dangerous dogs are facing tougher penalties. If your dog injures someone in a public place you could now face a prison sentence of up to eighteen months.

But, even if no-one's injured, owners could get six months if the dog is deemed to be out of control. Shania Bannister from Chesterfield had to have her face rebuilt after she was savaged by a Japanese Akita. Her mum says the new measures still don't go far enough.