Farmers see rise in attacks

The Peak District National Park Authority is urging dog walkers to keep their pets on leads to protect young farm animals and wildlife.

The Peak District National Park Authority is urging dog walkers to keep their pets on leads to protect young farm animals and wildlife.

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Farmers across the Peak District have reported a rise in the number of dogs attacking their livestock.

The increase has prompted calls from the Peak District National Park Authority for dog walkers to keep their pets on leads to protect young farm animals and wildlife.

National park ranger manager Jenny Waller said: “Walking a dog is one of the joys of the countryside, but we ask all dog owners to think about young animals and keep their pets on short leads during the breeding season of spring and early summer.

 

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