Around 14 stray or abandoned dogs are picked up every day in our region by local authorities. That's according to an annual Stray Dogs Survey.
It found that there was a 70 per cent rise in the number of stray dogs found in the South West over the past 4 years. Nearly one hundred and twenty thousand dogs were picked up across the country over the last 12 months.
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It will be mild and cloudy today with patchy rain. Light rain will continue into tomorrow, turning heavier in the afternoon.
Bob Crampton has the Thursday weather.
Bob Crampton has the latest weather forecast.