Bob Wood, 79, was playing golf at Queens Park in Bournemouth with some friends when the “completely out of control” dog attacked him.
The dog, which is said to have been a breed of pitbull, was wearing no collar or lead and Mr Wood was forced to fend it away with his golf club.You have in your hands a heavy club. You have friends with you, also with heavy clubs. And the best you can do is 'fend it off'?
When are we going to stop waiting for 'the authorities' to sort it out?
The course is owned by Bournemouth Borough Council, but they declined to comment as the dog warden did not attend the incident.
Police were called to the incident at 11.50am on Thursday and say they have contacted Mr Wood to arrange an interview. A spokesperson for Dorset Police told the Echo that the investigation is ongoing and so far, no arrests have been made.And probably never will be, since the beast got away...