Spate of attacks on guide dogs in Devon

The attacks have left owners traumatised and some of the animals unable to work Credit: PA

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association says it has a serious problem with attacks by other dogs on both guide dogs and their owners. The number of attacks has more than doubled.

Guide Dogs for the Blind say they're getting reports of eight attacks a month on average. Torbay and Plymouth appear to be trouble spots.

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Guide dog attacks

The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association says it has a serious problem with attacks by other dogs on both guide dogs and their owners. There have been a spate of attacks in Devon.