Number of stray dogs on the rise in the North West

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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Stray dog numbers rise

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.