This month Roger Evans writes about the problems caused by dogs running free on farmland, and also gives us his thoughts on early mornings
A sheep was killed in a dog attack at a South Yorkshire beauty spot over the Coronation weekend following a warning from police after an attack on May 1. By Chris Brayford
Government inaction on sheep worrying is ‘undermining and contradicting’ its own animal health and welfare strategy and leaving farmers and their flocks powerless against dog attacks.
NFU Mutual data shows the Scottish public are aware of the penalties for sheep worrying and that police are taking the issue seriously
Nearly two thirds of owners say they let their dog roam off-lead in the countryside but almost four in ten admit their pets do not always come back when called
The Association of Responsible Dog Owners has called for the Welsh Government’s ban on e-collars to be lifted, following the publication of data which laid bare the extent of sheep worrying in Wales.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,