A Durham Police spokesman said tonight he remains in hospital with serious arm injuries, which continue to be described as “non-life threatening”.
“Police are aware that the injured man is also the owner of a number of other dogs.
“These dogs live at his property in Low Pittington.
“An assessment carried out by officers from the force’s dog support unit has concluded the remaining dogs are being cared for appropriately ...”
You really have to be kidding me, surely?
This is 'appropriate' living quarters for the sort of 'pets' capable of mauling someone so badly doctors have to finish the job of amputating the arm?
The sort of 'pets' where there's some doubt as to what needs to happen to them when this occurs?