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Sheep health
Sheep worrying
  1. Phil Stocker1,
  2. James Wilson2,
  3. Tim Bebbington2 and
  4. Fiona Lovatt2
  1. 1National Sheep Association, The Sheep Centre, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6PH e-mail:
  2. 2Sheep Veterinary Society, Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0PZ e-mail:

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WE would like to draw the attention of companion animal practitioners to what appears to be a growing problem with dogs in the vicinity of sheep farms, and to call on all vets to do what they can to increase the awareness of dog owners to help improve the welfare of a fellow animal species, the sheep.

Sheep worrying by dogs is becoming increasingly common and is the cause of …

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