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Local Senator wants serious sanctions for dog on sheep attacks

Jan 28, 2022 12:01 By News Northern Sound
Local Senator wants serious sanctions for dog on sheep attacks Local Senator wants serious sanctions for dog on sheep attacks
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He said that after rearing the animals attacks like this are wholly unfair on the farmer.

A local Senator is calling for serious sanctions for dog owners whose pets attack sheep.

Robbie Gallagher says that attacks on sheep and lambs is ‘harrowing’ for the farmer and tougher actions are needed to stamp it out.

He says that there are thousands of dogs who are not traceable to an owner and the current legislation around this is not fit for purpose.

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Senator Gallagher has called for immediate legislative change to ensure better compliance and enforcement of laws in this area:

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