Seth Conway reports as the number of dogs being abandoned on our streets has increased dramatically, according to an animal charity.
Around 14 stray or abandoned dogs are picked up every day in our region by local authorities.
According to the Dogs Trust there's been a 70% rise in strays in the South West in the past 4 years.
Nationally, 120,000 dogs were picked up across the country in the last year.
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