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24-year-old Yorkshire Terrier killed by another dog in Hartlepool

Jack was 24 years old, but died after being attacked by another dog in Hartlepool Credit: North News and Pictures

A 24-year-old Yorkshire Terrier called Jack, thought to be one of the oldest dogs in the UK has been killed - by another dog.

Jack was being walked at Hartlepool Marina (Basin Area) yesterday (Monday 1st August) at 9am.

The other dog involved was a black Lakeland Terrier.

The owner is described as:

  • A white male
  • Between 5 ft 3” and 5 ft 5” tall
  • Of stocky build with thinning dark hair.
  • The man was also wearing a pair of shorts which showed off his tattoos on both legs and a pair of wellington boots.
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