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Hi We live at the approach to a farm on a public footpath
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My wife and I purchased a westie terrier for £400 in mid December.
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This queston relates to DOGS in the UK. I have an ongoing
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I am looking for advice regarding an alleged dog bite incident.
I am looking for advice regarding an alleged dog bite incident. I was walking my dog on the lead when someone walked past me, my dog jumped towards them but i pulled her back on the lead, there was no… read more
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Hi I have a problem with one of my neighbours, which sounds
Hi I have a problem with one of my neighbours, which sounds trivial, but is causing us extreme stress and stopping us from enjoying our garden in the good weather. It started when we got a large dog a… read more
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My 4 yo mainly flatcoat retriever x, attacked and killed 2
My 4 yo mainly flatcoat retriever x, attacked and killed 2 sheep. We were walking on a public footpath across an arable farm where we had walked many times before. My dog was off the lead having just … read more
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Our dog run out of our back door before we managed to put her
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Just wondering about laws relating to dogs when out walking
Just wondering about laws relating to dogs when out walking on a public footpath or roadside. Recently i have encountered two seperate incidents whilst walking my dog on a lead around our village. Bot… read more
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I have been riding around the edges of fields in the area surrounding
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My land includes a right of way and cycle path, (which in itself
My land includes a right of way and cycle path, (which in itself is no problem) My drive crosses the right of way. I have a fence on the left hand side of the right of way which I have cut down to 900… read more
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