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Tougher dog crime sentencing

Owners of dangerous dogs which attack people in public will face stiffer penalties, including up to 18 months in prison. It's part of a Government clamp down on irresponsible animal owners.

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Tougher sentences 'won't have any affect' on number of dog attacks

Ryan O'Meera, Editor of K9 magazine, says he doesn't have a problem with tougher sentencing but feels it won't have any affect on reducing the number of dog attacks. He says what we're currently seeing is the Government skirting around the issue, rather than solving the bigger problem.

Dangerous dog crackdown Credit: PA

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