ARE YOU AWARE THAT
… It is an offence to allow a dog to worry sheep.
… Worrying includes attacking or chasing sheep.
… And, in some circumstances, farmers are legally entitled to shoot dogs if they are endangering their sheep.
Please see attached some information relating to:
- Dogs (Protection of Livestock) Act 1953
- Countryside and Rights of Way Act
- The Countryside Code for England and Wales
And further information can be found here: