A pensioner has been left too traumatised to go out after her dog was mauled by a runaway Staffordshire bull terrier. Boss the 8-year-old springer spaniel needed stitches to his shoulder after being savaged, leaving owners Marilyn and Eric Jones with a vets bill of £430.What will solve this problem? MOAR LEGISLATION!
Now a councillor has taken up the case and wants legal measures introduced to make it an offence to have dogs off the lead anywhere within the boundaries of Gnoll Country Park.So…what sort of owners were involved on the attacker side?
Mrs Jones, who lives in Cimla, took Boss for a walk and was heading towards the Gnoll Woods, near Cimla Common, when the incident happened. She said the bull terrier's owner was there with another man and both were drinking from cans of beer.I’m getting a picture of them, and it isn’t labelled ‘responsible owners who will obey laws’…
"I did report it to the police but they said there was nothing they could do because it had not attacked a person."So that makes you hopeful for any future enforcement of any new legislation, eh?