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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