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There's been a huge increase in the number of stray dogs on our streets.
Dog rescue charities say some of those are so-called, "status dogs" many of which have been injured and abused. They fear if numbers continue to rise at this rate, they'll have to turn many away
There are now more stray dogs on our streets than at any other time since 2008.
Rescue charities say they're seeing a big rise in the number of so-called, "status dogs" in North West - and many of them have been injured and abused.
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There's been a rise in the number of stray dogs in the North West. The Dogs' Trust in Merseyside says figures are up 81% in four years.