Police back new law on killer dogs – The Observer

Posted May 14th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“One of Britain’s most senior police officers has demanded a change to the law on dangerous dogs so that children are better protected.”

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The Observer, 13th May 2007

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Neglectful dog owners could face prosecution – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 5th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“Owners of fat dogs or cats could face prosecution under the Animal Welfare Act which comes into force tomorrow.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th April 2007

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Grandmother faces manslaughter charge after dog killed five-year-old – The Guardian

Posted April 4th, 2007 in dogs, news by sally

“The grandmother of a five-year-old girl who was mauled to death by a pit bull terrier-type dog was yesterday charged with manslaughter. Ellie Lawrenson suffered severe head and neck injuries in the attack by her uncle’s pet at her grandmother Jackie Simpson’s home in St Helens, Merseyside, early on New Year’s Day.”

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The Guardian, 4th April 2007

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