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Dog worrying and attacks increasing
  1. Robin Fearon

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The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) is calling for urgent action and changes to the law to tackle the problem of dog worrying and attacks on livestock.

In a report published last month the APGAW released data showing increases in attacks and costs to farmers running to millions of pounds.

Information presented to the group in March 2017 estimated that dogs killed 15,000 sheep in 2016 with an approximate …

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