Dog Attack

Dog dies in Cheshire sheep worrying incident

Dog dies in Cheshire sheep worrying incident

A dog has died as a result of a sheep worrying incident in Disley, Cheshire, northwest England, Cheshire Police Rural...

March 14, 2022

Dog attacks cost British farmers over £1.3 million in 2020

Dog attacks cost British farmers over £1.3 million in 2020

New statistics released by rural insurer NFU Mutual today (February 2) reveal the cost of dog attacks on farm animals...

February 2, 2021

Graphic: 50 sheep killed in dog attack on a Welsh farm

Graphic: 50 sheep killed in dog attack on a Welsh farm

A farmer in Wales has been left distraught after an out-of-control dog killed 50 of his ewes in a dog...

January 18, 2021

FUW urges all members to report all incidents of livestock attacks

FUW urges all members to report all incidents of livestock attacks

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is urging members to report all incidents of livestock attacks to the police to...

January 14, 2021

NFU Cymru calls for greater responsibility from dog owners after sheep attack

NFU Cymru calls for greater responsibility from dog owners after sheep attack

NFU Cymru’s Livestock Board chairman has renewed the union’s call for dog owners to keep their pets on a lead...

January 7, 2021

30 sheep killed in Christmas dog attack on a Cheshire farm

30 sheep killed in Christmas dog attack on a Cheshire farm

A farm in Cheshire has had 30 sheep killed in what was described as an ‘atrocious’ dog attack by Cheshire...

December 30, 2020

46 sheep killed by dog attack on Suffolk farm

46 sheep killed by dog attack on Suffolk farm

Police have launched an appeal for information after loose dogs killed 16 sheep and caused injuries to a further 30...

December 23, 2020

15 sheep killed in dog attack on a farm in the Cotswolds

15 sheep killed in dog attack on a farm in the Cotswolds

Police have launched an appeal for information after a dog attack killed 15 sheep and seriously injured four others on...

December 17, 2020

16 sheep killed in dog attack on a farm in Sussex

16 sheep killed in dog attack on a farm in Sussex

A loose dog has killed 16 sheep on a farm in Sussex and has left the owner of the flock...

November 23, 2020

13 sheep killed after dog attack on Northamptonshire farm

13 sheep killed after dog attack on Northamptonshire farm

A farmer in Desborough has been left “distraught” after a dog attacked and killed 13 of his sheep and injured...

November 10, 2020

Police issue warning to dog owners that animals can be shot if found worrying livestock

Police issue warning to dog owners that animals can be shot if found worrying livestock

Police in Rugby have issued a warning to dog owners that landowners are allowed to shoot dogs to protect their...

October 8, 2020

Lanarkshire farmer shoots dog caught worrying sheep

Lanarkshire farmer shoots dog caught worrying sheep

Police in Scotland have launched an appeal to find the owners of three dogs involved in a worrying incident which...

December 17, 2019

Cost of livestock attacks doubles to £285,000 in Wales

Cost of livestock attacks doubles to £285,000 in Wales

Dog attacks on livestock set Welsh farms back by a total of £285,000 last year – more than double the...

February 26, 2019

9 sheep killed in dog attack with 3 more euthanised

9 sheep killed in dog attack with 3 more euthanised

Farmers have been warned to be vigilant after a bad dog attack left nine sheep dead with a further three...

December 12, 2018

Flock of pedigree lambs attacked in Angus

Flock of pedigree lambs attacked in Angus

An Angus farmer has suffered a significant loss to his flock of pedigree Beltex ewe lambs following a devastating dog...

November 5, 2018

Council issues warning to dog owners after 3 huskies worry housed sheep

Council issues warning to dog owners after 3 huskies worry housed sheep

A Northern Ireland council is urging members of the public to keep their dogs under control after a man was...

September 17, 2018

Argyll man sentenced to 80 hours community service for dog attack

Argyll man sentenced to 80 hours community service for dog attack

An Argyll man has been sentenced to 80 hours community service for a sheep attack which cost the farmer involved...

September 14, 2018

Sheep put down after worrying attack

Sheep put down after worrying attack

Several sheep have had to be put down after a dog attacked and savaged a flock in Garvagh, Co. Derry....

November 23, 2017