The school holidays are nearly upon us, and the Royal Mail says it is the peak time of year for attacks by dogs on postal workers. In the last two years there have been more than 5000 attacks across the country, a fifth of these taking place in the South West.
Royal Mail want to alert people about dog attacks on postal workers.
In the last two years, there have been more than five-thousand attacks on Royal Mail employees.
Phil Gray was attacked when doing his rounds in Bath: