Surgeons in Liverpool operate on hundreds of dog bite victims

Surgeons in Liverpool have revealed they are treating hundreds of children each year for dog bite injuries. Specialists at the Alder Hey hospital say during the summer they deal with at least one case every day.

The statistics are being released as Police and the RSPCA launch an operation to tackle irresponsible dog owners. Ralph Blunsom reports.

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Police target dog owners to prevent attacks

Police on Merseyside are targeting irresponsible dog owners after a spate of animal attacks. They will stop owners out on streets and in parks, who have animals that are not under control.