Livestock worrying

Partnership launched to protect livestock from dog attacks

Partnership launched to protect livestock from dog attacks

Ayrshire rural organisations and Police Scotland have combined forces to highlight new legislation to protect livestock from dog attacks. The...

April 16, 2022

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

Measures to deal with livestock worrying ‘could go further’ – NSA

Measures to deal with livestock worrying ‘could go further’ – NSA

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has said that they welcome any measures that will give strength to legislation on livestock...

June 10, 2021

NFU welcomes new powers to tackle dog attacks on livestock

NFU welcomes new powers to tackle dog attacks on livestock

New powers to tackle livestock worrying will offer much greater protection and be welcomed by farmers who have seen incidents...

June 8, 2021

Government launches new measures to crackdown on livestock worrying

Government launches new measures to crackdown on livestock worrying

New measures to crack down on livestock worrying are to be introduced in England and Wales through the Kept Animals...

June 8, 2021

Report shows dog owners not present in 89% of livestock worrying cases

Report shows dog owners not present in 89% of livestock worrying cases

Farmers in Wales, who are frustrated with ongoing livestock attacks, heard what proposed changes to the law could help police...

March 5, 2021

FUW to host information webinar on livestock worrying

FUW to host information webinar on livestock worrying

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW), jointly with Wales YFC and FUW Insurance Services, is hosting a livestock worrying webinar...

February 21, 2021

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