Charlotte Nickson’s beloved Labrador, Layla, was left shaking with fear and covered in cuts after the attack outside Sainsbury’s in Coventry city centre.Not a pet dog this time. Layla's a working dog, and that special provision leaps into play.
The owner of the other dog pleaded guilty to being in charge of a dangerous dog which caused injury to an assistance dog.You see, there's a special provision because attacks on guide dogs are considered extra heinous. Now, I don't much agree with this, but at least it means that justice will be d....
Brian Devoisey, 30, of Ridgethorpe, Willenhall, was fined just £45, as well as having to pay £100 compensation to Charlotte, who is partially sighted mainly due to albinism, and £50 court costs.
The maximum sentence for the offence is three years in prison on top of a fine and/or compensation. Courts also have the power to disqualify owners from keeping dogs.Then start using it!